Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

2004 Internship Symposium
Thursday, August 26, 2004
Pacific Forum

8:25-8:30 George I. Matsumoto

Welcome and opening remarks. 

8:30-9:00 Thy Duong duong_thy.jpg (48695 bytes)

Implementing a searchable database, reporting broken links, and refining search results.

9:00-9:30 Ben Potter

The Keck Project (Observatories without cables): Seafloor observatory installation, intervention, and troubleshooting.

9:30-10:00 Kristen Schmidtfish.jpg (82892 bytes)

Gas hydrate and methane plumes at Hydrate Ridge

10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-10:45 Miranda Watts

Olindias formosa: the role of fluorescence in feeding and prey attraction.

10:45-11:15 Ishbel Kerkez

Automated event detection in video of benthic habitat.

11:15-11:45 Cherie Everlove

AUV control with a 3-actuator false center mechanism.

11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Emily Crawfordcrawford_emily.jpg (655593 bytes)

Mineralogy and chemistry of metabasalts from the central segment of the Gorda Ridge.

1:30-2:00 Meg Rippy

ITS amplification of vent tubeworms: testing PCR fidelity.

2:00-2:30 Break
2:30-3:00 Sarah Skikne

Effects of diet on ephyrae growth and development.

3:00-3:30 Annika Mitchellmitchell_annika.jpg (33289 bytes)

The application of MBARI ROV Ventana video footage to benthic habitat mapping: a pilot study of the head of Carmel Canyon.

3:30-4:00 Wiley Evans

A carbon and nitrogen budget for the California upwelling system.