HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Florida Tech to host 25th Anniversary Indian River Lagoon Symposium

The conference hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Gleason Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 10. The hours will be 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, in the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center for Sports and Recreation. A generous donation from Hubbs-Seaworld Research Institute allows limited admission of high school students and their teachers, and senior citizens at no charge.

Twenty-five years ago, during a Florida Academy of Sciences symposium, Florida Tech hosted natural resource managers, scientists and environmentalists concerned about the Indian River Lagoon. This was a first-ever lagoon-wide conference to take a comprehensive look at the lagoon ecosystem.

Participants asked three general questions during the 1981 symposium. They were: What effects will increased population pressures have on the ecology of these waters ? What is the capacity of the Indian River system to absorb ecological assault ? What is the relationship and relative importance of individual components of the lagoon's food web ?

Symposium 2006 participants will review these questions and ask more. Many of the same participants from 25 years ago plan to participate. Making presentations will be representatives of lagoon resource management agencies, lagoon scientists and researchers.

Topics will cover the current state of the lagoon and the many ongoing projects and programs underway to protect and restore this estuary of national significance.


'"/>

Contact: Karen Rhine
krhine@fit.edu
321-674-8964
Florida Institute of Technology
21-Feb-2006


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Study finds contaminated water reaching Floridas offshore keys
2. Florida Tech explores microalgae for biofuel
3. NASA satellite data helps assess the health of Floridas coral reef
4. University of Florida study shows leptin could combat type 2 diabetes
5. Cigarette smoke blocks cell repair mechanism, University of Florida study shows
6. Discovery of genetic mutation in Florida beach mice suggests extinct mammoth had light and dark fur
7. Florida Tech receives $119,000-plus National Science Foundation grant
8. Wildlife professor updates best available science on Florida panther
9. NASA sees 2004s Hurricane Charley slice a Florida island
10. Quick identification needed to save Floridas citrus industry from devastating disease
11. Research suggests fitness of Florida panthers improved by limited breeding with Texas animals

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Florida Tech host Anniversary Indian River Lagoon Symposium

(Date:7/9/2015)... , July 9, 2015  Synaptics ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced ... industry,s first fully hardware encapsulated fingerprint sensor ... authentication technology is literally off the grid, ... biometric matching within the fingerprint sensor to ...
(Date:7/8/2015)... SPRINGS, Florida , July 8, 2015 ... constantly evolving as this summer,s must have products such as ... in demand as popularity for biometrics based devices continues to ... are NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Inc. (NYSE: FIT ), GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 Research and ... the "Natural Language Processing Market by Type ... Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to ... The key vendors occupying the market are 3M, ... Corporation, NetBase Solutions, SAS Institute Inc., Verint Systems ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Announces World's First Match-in-Sensor Fingerprint Authentication Technology 2Synaptics Announces World's First Match-in-Sensor Fingerprint Authentication Technology 3Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 2Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 3Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 4Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 5Consumers Flock to This Summer's Must Have Tech Gadgets as Latest Digital Wallets, Smart Technology & Wearable Products Continue to Grow in Popularity & Functionality 6Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to 2020 2
(Date:7/29/2015)... Inc. (NYSE: BIOA ) today announced that ... resigned.  The Company has hired Andrew Ashworth , ... 2014, as full time interim CFO and has launched ... Andy Ashworth began his employment today, to overlap ... was the Company,s CFO from September 2011 to December ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015  AsureQuality and ... molecular testing for applications in food and primary ... battery powered real-time PCR device, the Freedom4. ... right through to the supermarket shelf for producers, ... includes involvement in animal disease control and pest ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... Research and Markets ... the "Global Biosimilars Market, 2015 - 2025" ... Global Biosimilars Market, 2015 - 2025, report provides ... market. With the blockbuster biologics losing patent protection ... are being viewed as viable substitutes to the ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... July 29, 2015  AmnioChor Inc., an early stage ... very pleased to announce that the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation ... to invest in their seed round of development of ... storage capabilities. AmnioChor,s technology allows cryopreservation ... human stem cells living within those tissues. Amnion is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BioAmber Announces Change in Chief Financial Officer 2BioAmber Announces Change in Chief Financial Officer 3AsureQuality and Ubiquitome Partner on Applications for Mobile Molecular Food Safety Testing 2Global Biosimilars Market to 2025: Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs), Insulin, Interferons, G-CSF/ GM-CSF, Erythropoietins and Others 2Global Biosimilars Market to 2025: Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs), Insulin, Interferons, G-CSF/ GM-CSF, Erythropoietins and Others 3The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Agrees to Invest in AmnioChor 2
Cached News: