Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute


10th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium

Thursday, August 17, 2006

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Pacific Forum

  • 8:50-9:00 George Matsumoto welcome and introduction
  • 9:00-9:30 Sarah Rizk Seamount influences on surface ocean circulation
  • 9:30-10:00 Hugh Powell Connecting the public to MARS: the observatory’s ninth link
  • 10:00-10:30 Alison LaBonte A new temperature probe for determining flow rates at cold seeps
  • 10:30-10:45 Break
  • 10:45-11:15 Stephanie Bush How the deep-sea squid Octopoteuthis deletron avoids becoming a sperm whale (or ROV) meal
  • 11:15-11:45 Dustin Carroll A survey planning tool for Monterey Bay 2006
  • 11:45-12:15 Nicholas Beck Color palette of the deep: an analysis of pigment extracts from deep-sea organisms
  • 12:15-13:30 Lunch
  • 1330-1400 Joshua Kroll From AVED to AVEDaC: Robust classification for the AVED system.
  • 14:00-14:30 Shuonan Dong Introducing model-based autonomy on AUVs
  • 14:30-14:45 Break
  • 14:45-15:15 Francois Cazenave Crash testing oceanographic equipment? Use stand alone accelerometers to determine impact levels and movement.
  • 15:15-15:45 Shawn Meredyk Sandwich hybridization and MicroArrays: Adaptations and experimentation of membranes and the Spot- bot©
  • 15:45-16:15 Christina Tanner State of the central California marine ecosystem: 2005
Next: Carbon cycles & marine food webs- considering picoeukaryote roles