Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
2002 Seminars
Jan 23
Maurice Tivey, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanography Institution
Magnetic constraints on volcanic crustal accretion at a fast spreading midocean ridge: East Pacific Rise 9° N
Feb 6
David Packard Distinguished Lecturer Mel Briscoe, Ph.D., Office of Naval Research
Science, Technology and People
Feb 20
Mary L. Batteen, Ph. D., Naval Postgraduate School
Comparisons and contrasts of the California, Portugal and Leeuwinn Eastern boundary current systems
Feb 22
Charles Mazel, Ph. D., Physical Sciences, Inc.
Fluorescence imaging of the sea floor
Mar 4
Amanda Vincent, Ph.D., McGill University
Pregnant males at risk: Conservation and management of seahorses
Mar 6
Deborah Kelley, Ph.D., University of Washington
The Lost City Field: A new class of submarine hydrothermal system
Mar 27
Craig R. Smith, Ph.D., NURP University of Alaska
Faunal succession on deep-sea whale falls
Apr 3
Tom Whittam, Michigan State University
Molecular evolution of bacterial pathogens
Apr 12
Mariana Mateos, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Dissertation Defense: Molecular systematics and biogeography of sexual and asexual forms of Poeciliopsis (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae)
Apr 17
Greg Stone, Ph.D., New England Aquarium
Exploring Antarctica's Islands of Ice
Apr 23
William P. Dillon, Ph.D., U.S. Geological Survey
Morphology and erosional development of the Blake Escarpment, a massive submarine carbonate cliff
Apr 24
Cliff Hearn, Ph.D., Oceanography, UNSW
Marine life and roughness: Examples from coral reefs and coasts
Apr 26
Luis Hurtado, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute>
Dissertation Defense: Evolution and biogeography of hydrothermal vent creatures
May 1
Jan Rines, Ph.D., Oceanography School of the University of Rhode Island
Exploring the dazzling diversity of microscopic life in the sea
May 15
Adam Wilt, DV Magazine
Practical aesthetics for underwater videography: Getting good pix from an ROV
May 29
Fiorenza Micheli, Ph.D., Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
Conservation of coastal marine communities: Lessons from marine protected areas
Sally (Penny) W. Chisholm, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Packard Distinguished Lecturer
Prochloroccus: A window into the photosynthetic machinery of the oceans
Jun 12
Barbara Block, Ph.D., Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
Electronic tags reveal movements, behavior and physiology of pelagic fish
June 19
Zbigniew Kolber, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Measuring photosynthesis: From marine bacteria to terrestrial ecosystems
June 26
Christopher L. Kitting, Ph.D., California State University and Director of San Francisco Bay/Delta Area Shore Institute
High resolution audio and photographic recording of small marine organisms, as non-destructive ecological sampling and documentation
July 10
John Fletcher, Ph.D., Departmento de Geologia, CICES
The ongoing capture of the Baja California microplate
July 12
Stephen B. Weisberg, Ph.D, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority
Some thoughts about shoreline bacterial monitoring and implications for public health warning systems
July 17
Cherri Pancake, Ph.D., Northwest Alliance for Computational Science and Engineering
How usability engineering broadens access to research and engineering data: supporting new disciplines, applications, and audiences
July 24
Crispin T.S. Little, Ph.D., University of Leeds
Between a rock and a hot place: The fossil record of hydrothermal vent communities
July 31
Jorge Ledesma-Vazquez,Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, UABC, San Diego State University, Williams College
El mono chert: A shallow water chert from the Pilocene Infierno Formation, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Aug 7
Victor Banks
The Pantanal: Brazil's forgotten wilderness
Aug 13
Allan R. Robinson, Ph.D., Harvard University
Data assimilation for modeling and predicting multiscale coupled physical-biological dynamical interactions in the sea
Aug 14
Jay Hunt, Ph.D., University of New England
Submersible science in Japan
Aug 21
Joe Bonaventura, Ph.D., Duke University
The First Messenger, Nitric Oxide: NO Signals on Land and in the Oceans
Aug 29
Interns Symposium
All Day Event
Sep 4
Manfred Scharti, Ph.D., Theodor-Boveri-Institut fur Biowissenschaften (Biozentrum) der Universitat Wurzburg
Sex determination: how to become a male or a female? Lessons from fish
Sep 18
Lee Freitag, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Acoustic communication for deep sea undersea observations
Sep 20
Jeff Drazen, Ph.D., Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Feeding and energetics of Pacific macrourid fishes
Oct 2
Michael Schluter, Ph.D., Alfred Wegener Institute
Submarine groundwater discharge and its effect on the methane cycle
Oct 11
George D.F. (Buz) Wilson, Ph.D., Australian Museum
Deep-sea biogeography: The way forward
Oct 23
Stefan Helmreich, Ph.D., Pitzer College
The sea that science makes: An anthropological view of marine research and ocean worlds in the age of geonomics
Oct 28
Chris Fallows, Apex Images & African Shark Eco-Charters
Great white sharks: A twist in the tale
Oct 30
Steve Martin, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
Dolphin echolocation research: VRML virtual replay capabilities
Nov 6
Alan Scott, Engineering Consultant
The S.S. Central America Project
Nov 13
Jose de la Torre, Ph.D., MBARI
Life in the cold: Studies of Antarctic microbial communities
Nov 20
Wilbert Lick, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Contaminated sediments
Dec 4
Molly Cummings, Ph.D., University of Texas
Fish vision and sexual communication in the kelp forest
Dec 18
Buford Price, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Microbial life in ice