Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute


11th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium   

Thursday, August 23, 2007

8:50 AM - 4:00 PM, Pacific Forum   

  • 8:50-9:00 George Matsumoto    welcome and introduction
  • 9:00-9:20 Amanda Kahn   Effect of pelagic food supply on benthic "plate" sponge abundances and growth in the abyssal NE Pacific
  • 9:20-9:40 Angelica Zavala López   Making a Connection: MBARI/MBA Summer Programs
  • 9:40-10:00 Rebecca Helm   Molecular and Morphological Phylogenies of the Narcomedusae
  • 10:00-10:20 Brooks Reed   Conceptual Design of Microbial Sampler for Long Range AUV
  • 10:20-10:40 Break   
  • 10:40-11:00 Nathaniel Miller    The Value of Marine Institutions: An Economic Survey of Marine Research and Education Institutions in Monterey Bay Crescent
  • 11:00-11:20 Shaun Rudolph   Exploring a Red Tide Incubator in Monterey Bay
  • 11:20-11:40 Iain Faichney   Reef Terrace Development from Bathymetric Mapping of the Maui-Nui Complex, Hawaii
  • 11:40-12:00 Lindsey Hines  Digital Compass Accuracy  
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch   
  • 13:00-13:20 Julie Himes   Sperm Longevity in Midwater Gelata
  • 13:20-13:40 Dileep Bhogadi    Benthic Rover Station-GUI for Autonomous Transecting Instrumentation
  • 13:40-14:00 Todd Berk   WASP - Sea SWATH Autonomous Multibeam Mapping Vehicle
  • 14:00-14:20 Chris Frendl    Direct detection of mRNA using puf genes on the ESP
  • 14:20-14:40 Break   
  • 14:40-15:00 Matt Carney   Wave-Energy Extraction for Vertical Profiling Applications
  • 15:00-15:20 Francois Boudet    Underwater Event Classification
  • 15:20-15:40 Christina Tanner   The Effects of Hypercapnia on the Brachiopod Laqueus californianus
  • 15:40-16:00 Oscar Mancillas   Adding a new molecule to the cages of the hydrate zoo

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