SCE Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium


On Monday, April 27, 2015, the School of the Coast and Environment will host the 2nd Annual SCE Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium in the ECE Rotunda 1-3pm. Seven undergraduate students will be presenting their research. These posters will be judged by a panel of faculty, staff, and students. The winner will receive a $100 award and mentor will receive a gift basket from the School.

Posters can be also seen during reception between 12-1pm.

The poster list is the following:

1. Ahsennur Soysal

Title: How will the Nicaragua Canal Most Likely Impact the Country’s Terrestrial Ecosystems?

2. Jamal Mathurin

Title: Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans…Again?

3. Jamal Mathurin, Dr. Melissa Baustian, Dr. Sibel Bargu

Title: Comparison of Phytoplankton Community Composition in Two Coastal Louisiana Estuaries

4. Patrick Robichaux, Dr. Kehui Xu, Dr. Sam Bentley

Title: The Characteristics of West Bay Sediment in the Mississippi River Delta, and the Effects of Polymers on Sediment Erodibility.

5. Sarah E. Wood, Dr. Rosana DiMauro, Sue Garner, and Dr. Malinda Sutor

Title: Zooplankton Biomass Calculation Assessment Using Image Analysis Techniques

6. David Fertitta, Dr. Dubravko Justić, Dr. Lixia Wang, Dr. R. Eugene Turner

Title: Assessing the impacts of nutrient load reduction scenarios on the extent and severity of hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico

7. Matthew Novak, John Cross, Dr. Irving Mendelssohn

Title: The Relationship between Relative Elevation and Belowground Biomass of an Oligohaline Marsh Restoration through the Utilization of Dredged Material