Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

18th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium   

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Pacific Forum   

9:00–9:15 Jennifer Durden Insights from life traces at Station M
9:15–9:30 William Symons Cores for concern: How well do seafloor deposits represent the flows that created them?
9:30–9:45 Nathan Reed  Engineering mechanics and design of the Monterey Bay Aquarium AMP exhibit
9:45-10:00   Break
10:00–10:15 William Truong Distributions of Rare Midwater Animals: A look at uncommon fauna and their seasonality in Monterey Bay
10:15–10:30 Kate Thomas Eye orientation in the cockeyed squid, Histioteuthis heteropsis
10:30–10:45   Break
10:45–11:00 Cordelia Sanborn-Marsh Benthia: Image Analysis Software for the Sedimentation Event Sensor
11:00–11:15 Ben Burford The use of body patterns in the deep-sea squid, Dosidicus gigas, for intraspecific communication and foraging functions
11:15–11:30 Katherine Willis The significance of faults and fissures of Alarcon Rise
11:30–11:45 Laughlin Barker Buoyancy control for an autonomous coastal profiling float
11:45-13:00   Lunch
1:00–1:15 Annie Warner Advancing Laws that Address the Threats of Rising Seas
1:15–1:30 Ben Yair Raanan Fault detection for long-duration AUV missions with minimal human intervention
1:30–1:45 Corinna Breusing The Bathymodiolus brevior complex: How many species are there really?
1:45–2:00 Lisa Ziccarelli Application of a holographic sensor for plankton ecology
2:00–2:15 Taylor Hersh A Transcriptomics-Based Approach to Novel Photoprotein Analysis in Pelagic Molluscs
2:15–2:30   Break
2:30–2:45 Zena Jensvold Physiological response of Ostreococcus to nutrient depletion
2:45–3:00 Ashley Maitland Nutrient Stoichiometry and Cellular Allocation of Micromonas strain RCC299
3:00–3:15 Jesse Lafian Varying diel trends in nearshore ocean acidification
3:15–3:30 Vanessa Izquierdo Peña Fish and their larvae in the California current in relation to climate variability

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