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GLIN==> Guest Lecture Series at Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory


Guest Lecture Series at OSU Stone Lab

Free and Open to the Public – Summer 2007


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  June 11, 2007


Put-in-Bay, OHLearn about Lake Erie and Great Lakes environmental hot topics every Thursday evening throughout the summer at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie. Beginning June 14, 2007, the annual Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series will include research, management, and policy issues influencing Lake Erie and the surrounding areas. All lectures begin at 7:45 PM and conclude at approximately 9:00 PM.


For those attending the lectures at Stone Lab, an OSU boat leaves the dock in front of the OSU Research Building (near the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Center) in Put-in-Bay at 7:15 PM before each lecture. Transportation on this boat to and from Gibraltar Island is free. For those who can’t attend, lectures will also be broadcasted live into Room 333-D Kottman Hall on the OSU main campus.


New this year, Stone Lab will also offer video podcasting of the Guest Lectures on its web site at stonelab.osu.edu/lectures viewable within a week after each lecture.


Guest Lecture Schedule


Week 1            6/14     Dr. Charles E. Herdendorf, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University

Geology of the Great Lakes: >From Volcanoes to Glaciers—Three Billion Years of Spectacular Scenery in the Making


Week 2            6/21     Dr. Stan Gehrt, School of Natural Resources, Ohio State University

                                 “Urban Coyote Ecology:  Separating Myths from Truths”


Week 3            6/28     Chris Korleski, Director, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

                                 "Environmental Protection: Where do you fit in?"


Week 4            7/5       Dr. Larry Krissek, School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University
                                       “Scientific Drilling in Antarctica: Records of Climate Change”


Week 5            7/12     Dr. R. Peter Richards, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg College

                                    “Thirty-Year Phosphorus Trends in Ohio Lake Erie Tributaries: What's Happening and Why?”


Week 6            7/19     No Lecture


Week 7            7/26     Sean D. Logan, Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
                                       Real Green: Jobs, Conservation and Public Policy


Week 8            8/2       To Be Determined


Week 9            8/9       Dr. Bobby D. Moser, Dean and Vice President of Agricultural Administration,   

                                    Vice President of University Outreach, Ohio State University

                                    "Agriculture and the Environment"



Stone Laboratory is The Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the teaching and research facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. The Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series is presented in affiliation with: Ohio Sea Grant College Program, Office of Student Affairs, Friends of Stone Laboratory, Office of Facilities Operation and Development, Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, Environmental Policy Initiative, and The Ohio State University.

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Jill Jentes Banicki, Assistant Director, Ohio Sea Grant: 614.292.8949, jentes.1@osu.edu