MBARI seminars are usually held on Wednesdays (unless indicated otherwise) at 3:00 p.m. in the Pacific Forum and are open to the public. The seminars cover a wide range of topics related to deep-ocean research and engineering. Our speakers include top scientists and engineers from all over the world, as well as from MBARI.
MBARI is located at 7700 Sandholdt Road in Moss Landing, California.
Online directions are available from various Central California areas.
- January 7 - Mary Perry, Ph.D. University of Maine, Ira C. Darling Marine Center
Autonomous Measurements of Carbon Flux During the 2008 North Atlantic Spring Bloom
- January 14- C.R. Young, Postdoctoral Research Associate Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Speciation, Symbiont Transmission and Genomic Evolution in Hydrothermal Vent Taxa and Their Symbionts
- January 21- Gaurav Sukhatme, Ph.D. University of Southern California, School of Engineering
Adaptive Sampling Methods for Robotic Observing Systems
- Friday, February 6, 12:00 p.m.- Alan Butler, Ph.D.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSRIO)
Australian Marine Biodiversity - from Discovery to Delivery
- February 11 - Claudio Campagna, Ph.D.
Centro Nacional de Patagónico
The Sea and Sky Project: Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
- February 18- Robert Aller, Ph.D.
Stony Brook University
Worms' World: Biogeochemical Heterogeneity and Dynamics of the Seafloor as Revealed by 2-D Optical Sensors
- February 25- Alberto Elfes, Ph.D. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Robotic Airships for Planetary Exploration
- March 11, 12:30 p.m. - Dominique Roddier, Ph.D. Marine Innovation and Technology
WindFloat: a Floating Foundation for Offshore Wind Turbines
- March 18 - Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D. University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ocean Viruses: Mucking with Microbial Metabolism in the Global Oceans
- Thursday, March 19- Patrick Keeling, Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Department of Botany
Endosymbiosis and Plastid Evolution
- March 25- Rod Wilson, Ph.D. University of Exeter, School of Biosciences
The Unexpected Contribution of Fish to the Marine Inorganic Carbon Cycle
* All seminars are at 3:00 p.m. in the Pacific Forum;
unless noted otherwise.
The seminar schedule is subject to change.
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