2003 Internship Symposium
Thursday, August 21, 2003
Pacific Forum

8:25-8:30 George I. Matsumoto

Welcome and opening remarks. 

8:30-9:00 Katie Roberts roberts_katie.jpg (894220 bytes)

Environmental genomics of the microbial community within a hydrothermal vent chimney.

9:00-9:30 Sarah Carrcarr_sarah.jpg (1148518 bytes)

The influence of diel vertical migration on the retention of krill and other zooplankton in the Monterey Bay Region.

9:30-10:00 Stephanie Bushbush_stephanie.jpg (1192734 bytes)

It's pitch-black down there; why are the squid still inking?

10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-10:45 Brandon DeKockdekock_brandon.jpg (1076304 bytes)

Design and testing of an ROV collecting tool for fast-moving marine life.

10:45-11:15 Mary Mama_mary.jpg (1163402 bytes)

Chlorophyll a/ B-Chlorophyll a sensor for the Biophysical Oceanographic Sensor Array (BiOSA).

11:15-11:45 Melissa Duhaimeduhaime_melissa.jpg (849720 bytes)

Investigation of cold-seep vestimentiferan symbiont distribution using the Form II RuBisCO Gene.

11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Alexis Wilsonwilson_alexis.jpg (1167706 bytes)

First steps towards autonomous recognition of Monterey Bay's most common pelagic organisms: mining the ROV video database on behalf of the Automated Visual Event Detection (AVED) system.

1:30-2:00 Jennifer Trasktrask_jennifer.jpg (1186914 bytes)

Real-time data in the inquiry-based classroom.

2:00-2:30 Break
2:30-3:00 Marguerite Blumblum_marguerite.jpg (1126678 bytes)

Phytoplankton size distribution and concentration determined by the LISST-100.

3:00-3:30 Lev Shulmanshulman_lev.jpg (1207462 bytes)

The Autonomous Ocean Sampling Network and Adaptive Sampling: Bringing data together with skill.


3:30-4:00 Elizabeth Yinyin_elizabeth.jpg (1069931 bytes)

An AUV makeover--CAN & will it be done? An analysis of implementing the Communications Area Network (CAN) system into MBARI AUVs