Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
2001 Seminars
Jan 10
Amatzia Genin, Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Sources and sinks of zooplankton meat the coast: the coral reef example
Jan 24
Alan M. Volpe, Ph.D., Lawrence Livermore National Lab
At-sea ICPMS measurement for continuous observations in dynamic coastal environments
Feb 7
David Mindell, Ph. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Technology and archaeology in the deep sea
Feb 21
Grant Pogson, Ph. D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Natural selection, gene flow, and population structure in marine fishes
Mar 21
George Leonard, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium
COMPASS: A new communication partnership for scinece and the sea
Apr 4
Michael B. Helgerud, Ph.D., Stanford University
Measuring compressional and shear wave speeds in methane gas hydrate
Apr 13
Steve Haddock, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Zooplankton and bioliminescence in Monterey Bay
Apr 17
John Ryan, Ph,D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Montery Bay and the World
Apr 18
Roy Caldwell, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Stomatopod eyes: The most complex visual organs on the planet! Why?
May 2
Kevin Raskoff, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
The hydromedusae of Monterey Bay: Vertical distributions, behaviors, and species interactions
May 16
John Avise, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Microsatellite profiles of the genetic mating systems and reproductive natural histories of some fascinating fishes and turtle
May 30
Shana Goffredi, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Energy acquisition and allocation in vesicomyid symbioses
Jun 8
Jessica Silguero, University of California, Santa Barbara
Rocketship Siphonophores in Monterey Bay: Vertical abundance and distribution patterns, and dietary demand
Jun 13
Brian Bingham, Ph.D., Shannon Point Marine Center
Studies of light and the distribution of Puget Sound sea squirts: A vehicle for coupling research programs and undergraduate education at the Shannon Point Marine Center

Jun 20
Nikolay P. Nezlint, Ph.D., P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of Russian Academy of Science
Influence of El Nino 1997-1998 on the pelagic ecosystem off California: Remote-sensed analysis
Jun 22
Oded Beja,Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute<
Exploring the geonomes of Monterey Bay microbes-a look into the dark (or light) side
Jun 27
W. Steven Holbrook, Ph.D., University of Wyoming
New high-resolution seismic data from the Blake Ridge methane hydrate province: Implications for hydrate detection, gas dynamics, and methane explusion
July 11
Andreas B. Rechnitzer, Ph.D.Viking Oceanographics
The genesis of deep ocean engineering
July 12
Distinguished Lecturer James P. Kennett, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Methane hydrate reservoir instability: Implications for marine geology and climate change
July 25
Mario Tanburri, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Diverse effects in conservation science: SIMoN, CO2, and invasive species
Aug 1
Tracy Rushmer, Ph.D., University of Vermont
Melt segregation in the Earth's crust: Physical processes and geochemical signature
Aug 3
Dirk DeBeer,Ph.D, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Why we use microsensors
Aug 8
Ginger Rebstock, Ph.D., Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Long-term change and stability in the California current system: Lessons from the calanoid copepods off Southern California
Aug 15
Bob Bidigare,Ph.D.,University of Hawaii, SOEST
Temporal variations in phytoplankton community structure in the North Pacific subtropical gyre
Aug 23
MBARI Intern Symposium
All Day Event
Aug 29
Ross Stein, Ph.D. and Tom Parsons, Ph.D., United States Geological Survey
Conversations between earthquakes and earthquake researchers, or how one earthquake sets up the next
Sep 5
Jonathan P. Zehr, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Molecular ecology of nitrogen fixation in the sea: From gene expression to global carbon cycling
Oct 1
Chris House,Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Novel approaches to microbial geochemistry and microbial phylogenetics
Oct 10
Erik Thuesen, Ph.D., Evergreen State College
Ecophysiology of gelantinous organisms in hypoxia
Oct 19
Teru Fujii, Ph.D., University of Tokyo
Development of microchemical systems and their application to deep sea in-situ genetic analysis
Oct 24
Jeffrey L. Boore, Ph.D., DOE Joint Genome Institute
The Comparative Geonomics Program at the Joint Genome Institute
Oct 30
Volker Ratmeyeri, Ph.D., University of Bremen
Marine science and technology at the University of Bremen: Aims and perspectives of the new Ocean Margins Research Center
Nov 7
Annette de Charon, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science
Blending ocean research and education: A view from the bottom of the food web
Nov 20
Charles Fischer, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Long lives and deep roots: Ecophysiology of cold seep vestimentiferans (unraveled with the help of submersible, assorted toys, and persistance)
Dec 5
Chris Lowe, Ph.D., California State University, Long Beach
Behavior of tiger sharks along the Hawaiian Archipelago: reed resident or ocean rambler?
Dec 19
Roger Summons, Ph.D., Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Exploring the limits of the microbial world using biogeochemical fossils