Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
2000 Seminars
Jan 5
Lisa Sloan, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
The causes and consequences of early Cenozoic warm climates
Jan 12
Willard Moore,, Ph.D., University of South Carolina
The subterranean estuary: A reaction zone of groundwter and ocean water
Jan 19
James Irish, Ph. D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
GLOBEC Long-Term Moored effort--5 years of moored observations on the southern flank of Georges Bank, preliminary results
Feb 2
Rachael Saunders, Monterey Bay S.E.A. Lab
S.E.A. Lab Monterey Bay: Science, education and adventure -- Oh My!
Feb 9
Giacomo Bernardi, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Gene flow in reef fishes along the California and Baja California coasts
Feb 16
Mike Dawson, University of California, Los Angeles
Molecular variations in coastal marine taxa and some implications for speciation in the ocean
Feb 23
Arancha Casal, David Duff, Kimon Roufas, John Suh, Mark Yim (Pl), and Ying Zhang, Palo Alto Research Center
Modular reconfigurable robotics research at Xerox PARC
Mar 1
David Epel, Ph,D.,Hopkins Marine Station
Sea orphans: How embyros of marine organisims handle environmental stresses
Mar 8
Jonathan Geller, Ph.D.,Moss Landing Marine Labs
Skeletons and fissions in Anthozoan cnidarians: Inferences from molecular phylogenies
Mar 15
Claudia Mills, Ph.D., Friday Harbor Laboratories
Jellyfish and global change: Population increases and decreases in response to changing conditions in the sea
Mar 22
Steve D'Hondt, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Marine biological consequences of the Cretaceous/Tetiary mass extinction
Mar 29
Ian R. MacDonald, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Gas, oil, and brine: An undersea mud volcano erupts
Apr 5
Andrew Peek, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Genetic consequences of population biology in chemoautotrophic tubeworms and clams
Apr 12
Marlene Nobel, Ph.D., United States Geological Survey
Transport patterns for currents and suspended particulate matter in Monterey Submarine Canyon
Apr 19
Laurent Seuront, Ph.D.,Tokyo University of Fisheries
Drawing lessons from scaling and multiscaling field properties. A new step into the reality of physical-biological coupling in marine environments
Apr 26
Chad Bukich and others,Santa Clara University
Nautilus and Mantaris: The design and fabrication of Santa Clara University's second and third ROV
May 3
Shahriar Negahdaripour, Ph.D., University of Miami
Automatic vision-based local positioning, navigation, and seafloor mapping for unmanned submersible vehicles
May 10
Cynthia D'Vincent, Intersea Foundation
Feeding strategies of the Humpback Whale
May 17
Joe Neigel, Ph.D., University of Louisiana
Gene flow and the mysterious mating system of the Ghost Shrimp, Callichirus islagrande
May 24
Professor Rick Grosberg, University of California, Davis
Fair and foul are next of kin: The evolution of self/non-self recognition in colonial marine invertebrates
Jun 7
James Allen, Ph.D., National Science Foundation, Ocean Drilling Program
Fernandina Volcano: Why the Galapagos hotspot isn't so hot
Jun 14
Jim Harvey,Ph.D, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
The lives of harbor seals through observation, instrumentation, and mud-wrestling
Jun 21
Maya Tolstoy, Ph.D., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Visiting Scholar-Dept. of Earth & Space Sciences, UCLA
Mid-Ocean ridge eruptions and the breathing of Axial Volcano
July 12
Will Forman, Marine Technology Society
The History of American Deep Submersible Operations
July 19
Kerstein Wasson,Ph.D.,Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Research and monitoring at Elkhorn Slough: Exotic creatures in the mud
July 26
Barrie M.Peaker, Ph.D., University of Otago
Marine chemistry of a fjord: Doubtful Sound, New Zealand
Aug 2
Paul Marshall, Ph.D., James Cook University
Killer Asteroids, toxic zooxanthellae and endangered isolates - issues for science and management in The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Aug 9
Veronique Robigou, University of Washington
The REVEL* Project: A classroom on the ocean floor. *Research and Education: Volcanoes, Exploration and Life
Aug 11
Marc L. Miller, J.D., Emory Law School
Scientist, Lawyers & Bureaucrats--Will The New Federal Policy for Harmful Invasive Species Help
Aug 16
David A. Ebert, Ph.D., U.S. Abalone
Aquaculture in harmony with nature
Aug 30
Peter Herring, Ph.D., Southampton Oceanography Centre
Sexual enounters and luminous signals in the deep
Sep 13
Professor Teruo Fujii, University of Tokyo
Development of mocrobiochemical systems and their application to-situ generic analysis systems for deep-sea microorganisims
Sep 20
Ron Oremland, Ph.D.,United States Geological Survey
Breathing toxic selenium and arsenic oxyanions: Microbes, Mono Lake, and Mars
Sep 27
Tim Thomas, Maritime Museum of Monterey
The Other "Doc" - J.B. Phillips and the California Department of Fish and Game in the Monterey Bay - 1928-1968
Oct 4
C. Roland Pitcher, Ph.D., CSIRO Division of Marine Research
Rapid characterization/mapping of shelf seabed habitats and measuring the dynamics of large sessile seabed fauna with quantitative video
Oct 18
David Reznick, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Experimental studies of evolution in natural populations of guppies
Oct 25
Jeff Paduan., Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School
The coastal ocean as seen by the Monterey Bay NOPP/ICON
Nov 1
Raphael Kudela, Ph.D.,University of California, Santa Cruz
Silicon and diatom productivity are more important than you might think
Nov 8
Ross Heath, Ph.D., University of Washington
NEPTUNE: New hope for chronically seasick oceanographers
Nov 15
Verena Tunnicliffe, Ph.D., University of Victoria
Life at hot vents: fast and furious
Nov 29
Steve Gaines, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Current oversights in marine biogeography
Dec 6
Andrew Johnson, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Sea otter research and conservation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Dec 13
Samuel Smith, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
Ultra modular autonomous underwater vehicle systems for shallow water search and survey
Dec 20
Richard Zimmerman, Ph.D., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Radiative transfer and hyperspectral remote sensing in optically shallow waters