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Edward A. Ames Seminars

The Hudson River Foundation (HRF) and NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program present the Edward A. Ames Seminar Series on scientific issues related to the environmental quality and resource management of the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary.

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View past seminars by looking through the events below.

To RSVP for upcoming seminars, call 212-483-7667 or email info@hudsonriver.org. Seating capacity is limited. Please call or email in advance.

Feb 04

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Spring 2014 Ames Seminar – Feinberg
A Tale of Two Species: The recent discovery of a cryptic leopard frog species in New York City followed by the almost immediate threat of Hurricane Sandy

Mar 14

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Spring 2014 Ames Seminar – Secor
Migration Ecology of New York Harbor Striped Bass

Apr 08

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Spring 2014 Ames Seminar – Orton
Modeling New York/New Jersey Harbor Storm Surge Flooding and Influences of Barriers and Natural Systems

May 06

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Spring 2014 Ames Seminar – Lohmann
Transfer of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Passaic River and its Food Chain

Oct 07

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Fall 2014 Ames Seminar – Zarnoch
Understanding Nitrogen Transformations and Removal at Oyster Restoration Sites in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary

Nov 10

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Fall 2014 Ames Seminar – Buzbee
Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War that Transformed New York City

Dec 02

10:30-12:00 pm

2014

Ames Seminar

Fall 2014 Ames Seminar – Naczi
Conservation Status of Hudson River Intertidal Plant Species

Mar 10

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Spring 2015 Ames Seminar – Hare
Restoring Oysters Sustainably Requires Good Genes: Genomic Evidence from Delaware Bay and Hudson River

Apr 28

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Spring 2015 Ames Seminar – Waldman
Against the Current: Repairing Atlantic Rivers to Restore Diadromous Fishes

May 19

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Spring 2015 Ames Seminar – Field
Re-Visiting Model Projections of Lower Hudson River Fish PCBs Using Model Emulation and Recent Data

Oct 20

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Fall 2015 Ames Seminar – Ralston
Linking Sediment Transport in the Hudson from the Tidal River to the Estuary

Nov 18

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Fall 2015 Ames Seminar – Bursian
Dietary Exposure of Mink to Fish from the Upper Hudson River: Effects on Reproduction, Offspring Growth, Mortality and Pathology

Dec 01

10:30-12:00 pm

2015

Ames Seminar

Fall 2015 Ames Seminar – O’Mullan
Sewage Associated Microbes in the Hudson River Estuary: Sources, Distribution, and Ecological Connections

Mar 17

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Spring 2016 Ames Seminar – Goodwin
The role of research in oyster restoration from larvae to adults: Two case studies in Chesapeake Bay

Apr 20

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Spring 2016 Ames Seminar – Simpson
Advancing Guidelines and Methods for Sediment Quality Risk Assessment

Apr 26

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Spring 2016 Ames Seminar – Nitsche
Changes in Hudson River sediment distribution after storms Irene and Sandy

Apr 26

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Spring 2016 Ames Seminar – Brigham
Evaluating Greenhouse Gas Efflux Across a Rural-Urban Estuarine Gradient: Assessing the Impact of Incomplete Wastewater Treatment on the Hudson

Oct 24

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Fall 2016 Ames Seminar – Bailey
Movements of striped bass in response to extreme weather events

Nov 04

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Fall 2016 Ames Seminar – Howarth
Climate change and the sensitivity of the Hudson River Estuary to nutrient pollution

Dec 06

10:30-12:00 pm

2016

Ames Seminar

Fall 2016 Ames Seminar – Schultz
The Baby Food Chronicles: Analysis of early-stage fish feeding ecology over three decades in the Hudson River

May 09

10:30-12:00 pm

2017

Ames Seminar

Spring 2017 Ames Seminar – Limburg, Mount and Bowser
American eels in the Hudson River estuary: from glass to silver

Nov 07

10:30-12:00 pm

2017

Ames Seminar

Fall 2017 Ames Seminar – Findlay and Neel
Rise and Fall and Rise of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Tidal Freshwater Hudson River

Dec 13

10:30-12:00 pm

2017

Ames Seminar

Fall 2017 Ames Seminar – Waldman
Dams & What Eel Alleles Reveal, & Whether it’s Real John Waldman, Professor of Biology, Queens College, CUNY

Feb 06

10:30-12:00 pm

2018

Ames Seminar

Spring 2018 Ames Seminar – Häggblom
Bugs on Drugs: Anaerobic biodegradability of pharmaceuticals and personal care products

Mar 06

10:30-12:00 pm

2018

Ames Seminar

Spring 2018 Ames Seminar – Secor
Intensified climate change effects on Hudson River white perch following zebra mussel invasion

May 15

10:30-12:00 pm

2018

Ames Seminar

Spring 2018 Ames Seminar – Baines
Why don't zebra mussels starve? Dissolved organic matter as a missing source of energy to zebra mussels in the Hudson River

Oct 12

10:30-12:00 pm

2018

Ames Seminar

Fall 2018 Ames Seminar – Orton and Ralston
Preliminary Evaluation of the Physical Influences of Storm Surge Barriers on the Hudson River Estuary

Dec 04

10:30-12:00 pm

2018

Ames Seminar

Fall 2018 Ames Seminar – Nitsche and Kenna
The Impacts of Storms Irene and Sandy on Sediments in the Hudson River

To RSVP, call 212-483-7667 or email info@hudsonriver.org