Graduate College of Marine Studies - University of Delaware
MAST 873 - Marine Policy Seminar
  Updated May 16, 2006
Presentation Schedule Spring 2006 - Professor George R. Parsons
February 9 No Class
February 16 Jim Falk, Marine Advisory Service Director, University of Delaware, Lewes, DE
"A Coastal Community Initative in Delaware Sponsored by UD"    Bio
February 23 Dr. Parsons will meet with enrolled students only to talk about projects and presentations.
March 2  Doug Lipton, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland ,
"The economics and policy of introducing non-native oysters to the Chesapeake Bay"   Bio 
March 9 Amardeep Dhanju
"Role of Public Power Authority in Offshore Wind Power Development"  
March 16
104 GORE
  Ju-Chin Huang, UNH Economics Professor
"Stated Preference Studies on New Hampshire Beaches" w/Resource Economics    Bio
"Economic Valuation of Multi-Attribute Beach Erosion Control Programs"   pdf
March 23  No Class (see presentation on April 7)
March 30 Spring Break
April 6  Kateryna Wowk
"Managing the Patagonian Large Marine Ecosystem (PLME)"

April 7

Kevin Boyle, Virginia Tech w/Resource Economics   Bio   News
"Validity of Attribute-Based Stated Preference Valuation:
A Cash/Hypothetical Application to Planting Trees in Atlanta"
Class in 132 Townsend Hall.
April 13 Ami Kang
"Estimating the Value of Beach Use on Padre Island: Monetary and Restoration Equivalent"
Abstract   Additional Material
April 20 Peter Edwards
"Estimating Access Values for the Dry Tortugas National Park"
April 27  Shannon Lyons
"Virtual Population Analysis of North Atlantic Right Whales"
May 4  Mark Baylor
"Foreign Direct Investment within the Port and Terminal Industry"

Joana Tavares
"Decision Support Model to Decision Support Model for the Management of
Ballast Water in the Delaware Bay and Other Port Ecoystems"

May 11  Kelley Appleman
"Economic Analysis of Shorebirds and Birding in the Delaware Bay"
Abstract    Survey