Put-in-Bay, OH The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory will again host its annual Guest Lecture Series starting June 16, 2005. Topics include Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab research, interesting historical topics about Lake Erie; and other state environmental issues.
All lectures begin at 7:45 p.m. A university boat leaves the dock in front of the Research Building at 7:20 p.m. before each lecture. Lectures normally conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m. Transportation to and from Gibraltar Island is free. The Guest Lecture Series is sponsored by the Friends of Stone Laboratory, Ohio Sea Grant, and the Office of Housing and Food Service. For more information, contact the Ohio Sea Grant office at 614.292.8949. The speakers and topic titles are listed below.
Stone Laboratory Guest Lectures 2005
Dr. Rosanne W. Fortner, Natural Resources, Ohio State University
"Ohio Sea Grant Education: Progress and Promise"
Dr. Richard T. Sayre, Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology, Ohio State Univ.
"Biotechnological Applications of Freshwater Microalgae in Environmental Remediation, Medicine and Industry"
Dr. Charles E. Herdendorf, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University
"Volcanoes to Glaciers: 2 Billion Years of Great Lakes Geology in the Making"
Dr. Roderick G. W. Chu, Chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents "The Knowledge Economy and a Flattened World: The Case for Community-Led Change in Ohio"
Dr. Jan Ciborowski, Biological Sciences and GLIER, University of Windsor
"Developing, Evaluating, and Integrating Biological Indicators of Environmental Conditions at Great Lakes Coastal Margins"
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Marc Gaden, Great Lakes Fishery Commission
"An Action Plan to Address Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes"
Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State Univ.
"Evidence for Climate Change: Unique Insights to the Earth’s Climate History from Glaciers"
Dr. David Culver, EEOB, Ohio State University
"Lake Erie Biocomplexity: Fluid Dynamics, Trophic Dynamics, People & Fish"
End of Second Term – No More Lectures
Open House – 11:30 – 4:00 Saturday – Open to Public
Friends of Stone Laboratory Annual Meeting with Educational Programs and Tours of Gibraltar Island and South Bass Lighthouse
* Sponsors: Friends of Stone Laboratory, the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, and the Office of Student Affairs.
For Further Information Contact
Jill Jentes Banicki, Ohio Sea Grant at 614.292.8949