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Physical Sciences Seminar Series
Thursday, January 25
12pm - 1pm
VIMS - Andrews Hall, Dominion Classroom, Room 326

Seminar Title: "Intra-annual sea level variability: the seasonal cycle along all U.S. coasts, and an overview of tides and surge on the Alaskan coast"

By: John Brubaker, VIMS

    January After Hours Lecture - Living Shorelines
    Thursday, January 25
    7pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
    Join us as Karen Duhring with CCRM at VIMS describes different types of living shorelines that may be an option for the places you live and play.
    VIMS Wachapreague Public Seminar: Atlantic surf clams
    Wednesday, February 7
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    VIMS - Seaside Hall (Eastern Shore Laboratory)
    Learn about various grow-out techniques, whether heat-tolerance is a heritable trait, and about the shelf-life and marketability of farm-raised surf clams.
    Discovery Lab: Predatory Fishes
    Tuesday, February 20
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
    VIMS Ph.D. student Dan Crear will explain his research on the effects of changes in temperature and dissolved oxygen on cobia and juvenile sandbar sharks. Registration required. Click the title above for more information. Registration is now open!
    February After Hours Lecture - Romance Under the Waves
    Thursday, February 22
    7pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
    In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Dr. Jeff Shields will enlighten us on the variety of ways marine animals reproduce.
    After Hours Eastern Shore Edition - Romance Under the Waves
    Wednesday, March 7
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    VIMS - Seaside Hall (Eastern Shore Laboratory), Conference Room
    Discovery Lab: Marsh Madness
    Tuesday, March 20
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
    VIMS Ph.D. student Amanda Knobloch will be sharing information about her research regarding marsh carbon storage, and how marshes can help combat human impacts on the Bay! Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
    March After Hours Lecture - The Science Behind Oyster Breeding
    Thursday, March 29
    7pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium

    Join us as Dr. Stan Allen, Director of the Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center (ABC) at VIMS, shares how the Center is helping oyster growers produce the perfect dinner-table oyster.

    Discovery Lab: Be a Bay Buddy!
    Tuesday, April 17
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
    Come help us celebrate the 48th Anniversary of Earth Day at this special-themed Discovery Lab, where we will be teaching new ways to live a more Bay-friendly lifestyle! Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
    April After Hours - It's a Keeper
    Thursday, April 26
    7pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium

    Ever wonder how the size and catch limits are determined for the fishes you love to catch? Dr. Patrick Lynch, National Stock Assessment Program Leader with NOAA Fisheries, will provide insight into how management decisions are made at the federal level.

    VIMS Marine Science Day
    Saturday, May 19
    10am - 3pm
    VIMS - Watermen's Hall
    VIMS' annual open house is a fun-filled event for the whole family.
    Discovery Lab: Animal and Plant Collections
    Tuesday, June 12
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
    Learn about how scientists use specimen collections to track how organisms have changed over time and how they may change in the future! Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
    Discovery Lab: Feeding Frenzy
    Tuesday, August 21
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
     In this lab, we will investigate the variety of ways that animals in Chesapeake Bay find and eat their food and how their mouths and teeth are best adapted for the job! Registration required. Click the title above for more information.
    Discovery Lab: Marine Careers
    Tuesday, September 18
    6pm - 8pm
    VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
    At this lab, we will be examining different types of marine-related careers: from fishing and crabbing, to shipbuilding, to tourism and recreation! Registration required. Click the title above for more information.