MBARI seminars are usually held on Wednesdays (unless indicated otherwise) at 11:00 a.m. in the Pacific Forum and are open to the public. The seminars cover a wide range of topics related to deep-ocean research and engineering. Our speakers include top scientists and engineers from all over the world, as well as from MBARI.

MBARI is located at 7700 Sandholdt Road in Moss Landing, California.
Online directions
are available from various Central California areas.

2016 Seminar Schedule

May 25:

Kyle Van Houtan, Director of Science, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Title: TBD

June 22:

Tara Brown, Director of Technology, University of California, Irvine Digital Media Research Hub

Title: TBD

June 29:

Donald Kohrs,  Harold A. Miller Library at Hopkins Marine Station

Title: Edward F. Ricketts and Jack Calvin: The publishing of Between Pacific Tides First Edition (1939)

July 13:

Francesco Ferretti, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Hopkins Marine Station

Title: TBD

July 20:

Amanda Netburn, Knauss Fellow, NOAA Ocean Exploration

Title: TBD

July 27:

Darcy Taniguchi, Postdoctoral Researcher, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, University of California, San Diego

Title: TBD


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