Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Seminars

 

13th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium   

Thursday, August 20, 2009

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Pacific Forum   

  • 9:00-9:15 George Matsumoto    Welcome and introduction
  • 9:15-9:30 Harriet Alexander — Exploring picoeukaryotic diversity using small ribosomal subunit sequences.
  • 9:30-9:45 Roman Marin Wave Energy For Vertical Profiling.
  • 9:45-10:00 Monika FrazierReal-Time Water Quality Monitoring.
  • 10:00-10:15 Julie VassarCharacterizing a novel 16s sequence using molecular techniques.
  • 10:15-10:30 Break
  • 10:30-10:45 Taryn Takahashi — CeNCOOS Harmful Algal Bloom Education.
  • 10:45-11:00 Karen ParkerLong range AUV oxygen sensor evaluation.
  • 11:00-11:15 Joel Craig — The Ratio: What does CTD fluorescence/bottle chlorophyll tell us about phytoplankton?
  • 11:15-11:30 Megan Kelso — CeNCOOS in SF Bay.
  • 11:30-13:00 —Lunch
  • 13:00-13:15 Bryant Mairs — An Autonomous Surface Vessel: The Missing Piece of MBARI's Robotic Fleet.
  • 13:15-13:30 Katherine Elliot — Jellywatch!
  • 13:30-13:45 Michelle Schorn — Expressing a Novel Fluorescent Protein from a Mid-water Siphonophore.
  • 13:45-14:00 Laura Vollset — Illustrating the Observatory Middleware Framework, The Oxygen Minumum Zone, and Ocean Acidification.
  • 14:00-14:15 Break
  • 14:15-14:30 Kayelyn Simmons — Observations of the egg cases from the holopelagic polychaete family: Tomopteridae.
  • 14:30-14:45 Alhayat Ali MekonnenDynamic AUV Mission and Data Visualization with Google Earth.
  • 14:45-15:00 Marco Moreira — Automatic Visual Classification of Events in Underwater Video.
  • 15:00-15:15 Alena Dooner — "Carbonated Seas": Communicating the Science of Ocean Acidification to a High School Audience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Next: September 16 — Dr. Wieslaw Maslowski