Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute


James Barry - Invited Presentations


  • Ocean acidification:  How does changing ocean chemistry affect ocean ecosystems?  Stanford University, January, 2011 (download)
  • Ocean acidification – the other CO2 problem, Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, Morro Bay, January, 2011 (download)
  • How ocean change affects ecosystem services: options for ocean health and societal adaptation.  AAAS Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 2011 (download)
  • Ocean warming, acidification, and hypoxia – the dominoes of climate change. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, March 2011 (download)
  • As dominoes fall… The consequences of rising atmospheric CO2 for ocean conditions, ecosystems, and society.  Lockheed Martin ATC Colloquium, Palo Alto, April, 2011 (download)
  • The effects of ocean acidification on organisms: an ecophysiological perspective, U.C. Santa Cruz, May, 2011 (download)
  • How does changing ocean chemistry affect ocean ecosystems.  2nd International Marine Conservation Congress, Victoria, BC, May 2011 (download)
  • Ocean acidification, organisms, ecosystems, and society: an ecophysiological perspective, Stazione Zoologica di Napoli, June, 2011
  • The oceans in transition – is ocean health sustainable?  Monterey Bay Aquarium, teachers workshop, July, 2011(download)
  • Ocean acidification and California Coastal Ecosystems.  NOAA Ocean Acidification Education Workshop, Marin Headlands, August, 2011 (download)
  • Climate change and the oceans: Effects on  coastal upwelling systems, Climate – Policy Course, Hopkins Marine Station, August, 2011 (download)
  • Ocean Acidification 101:  What is ocean acidification and how can it affect organisms, ecosystems, and society? California State Legislature Briefing, Sacramento, CA, August, 2011 (download)
  • Physiological Responses of Benthic Invertebrates to Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia, American Fisheries Society, Seattle, September, 2011
  • The United States Ocean Acidification program, BIOACID, German Ocean Acidification Research Program, Bremen, Germany, September, 2011
  • Dead Seas: The Impact of Carbon Pollution on Ocean Chemistry and Policy Responses, Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite, Fish Camp, CA October, 2011 (download)
  • Climate, oceans, humans, and sustainability,  “Out of the fog talks’, Monterey, November, 2011
  • Oceans, Climate Change, and Society,  Spector Dance, November, 2011 


  • Climate Change and the Oceans, International School of Monterey, Monterey, CA, Jan.
  • Effects of Ocean Acidification on Brachiopods, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, Feb.
  • Ocean Acidification and Ocean Ecosystems:  COMPASS CA State Legislator visit, MBARI, Feb (download)
  • MBARI Benthic Habitat Characterization, NOAA Benthic Habitat Characterization Workshop, Sidney, BC, March
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide targets for ocean acidification studies, Best Practices training workshop, Kiel, Germany, March, 2010
  • In situ perturbation experiments in ocean acidification, Best practices training workshop, Kiel, Germany, March, 2010
  • Ocean Acidification & the NRC OA Report, US Senate Committee Testimony, Washington, D.C., April
  • Climate Change and Ocean Acidification, MBA Teachers workshop, Monterey, CA, April
  • Ocean Acidification and Climate Change effects on Ocean Ecosystems, Stanford, CA, May
  • Climate Change and Ocean Acidification: A Changing Ocean.  Monterey Bay Aquarium Workshop, Monterey, CA, June (download)
  • Ocean Acidification and Society, MBARI, June
  • Biology in a high CO2 ocean, SCWRP Ocean Acidification Shellfish workshop, keynote address, Long Beach, CA, July
  • Aspen Institute Environmental Forum,  “Ocean Acidification Panel”, Aspen, CO, July 2010
  • Aspen Institute Environmental Forum,  “Marine Spatial Planning Panel”, Aspen, CO, July 2010
  • Climate Change and Ocean Acidification: A Changing Ocean.  Monterey Bay Aquarium Workshop, Monterey, CA, July
  • Comparing the acid-base response of shallow-water and deep-sea decapod crabs to ocean acidification,  American Physiological Society, August, Denver, CO
  • Changing Oceans: Climate Change and Ocean Acidification, Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA, August
  • Climate change / ocean acidification panel presentation, Blue Ocean Film Festival, Monterey, August
  • Overview of species responses to ocean acidification: any emerging patterns?  NOAA Fisheries Ocean Acidification Workshop, Seattle, WA, August
  • Ocean Acidification and Climate Change panel discussion, AAAS Meeting, San Francisco, September
  • Climate change and ocean acidification effects on society, Office of Management and Budget briefing, Washington, D.C., October
  • Congressional briefing on ocean acidification, October
  • Global Warming, Ocean Acidification, and Society, seminar, Cal. State. Univ. San Luis Obispo, Nov.


  • The what, how, where, where, and why of ocean acidification: Understanding the effects of changing ocean chemistry from individuals to ecosystems, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, November
  • The National Research Council Ocean Acidification Report, BIOACID Investigator Meeting, Kiel, Germany, October, 2009
  • Ocean Acidification – good, bad, or ugly for marine ecosystems?  Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, September 2009
  • Ross Sea Ecosystems:  CCLAMR Ross Sea Workshop, La Jolla, August, 2009
  • Climate Change: distraction or destruction for marine ecosystems:  Ocean Studies Board, June, 2009
  • Ecosystem effects of high ocean carbon levels: potential impacts of subseabed carbon storage, Bergen, Norway, Keynote address, May, 2009
  • Amplified ocean acidification in the deep sea, Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, February, 2009
  • From extreme CO2 venting to ocean acidification - experimental approaches to assess the fate of deep sea ecosystems,  Goldschmidt Conference, Keynote address, June, 2009
  • Antarctic benthic community patterns and processes,  IMCC Ross Sea Conference, Washington, D.C., May 2009


  • Effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems (California State University, Stanislaus)
  • Changing the world, one breath at a time: Humans, Climate Change, and the Oceans (Ricketts Memorial Lecture, MBNMS Sanctuary Symposium) (download)
  • Climate change and the oceans (Monterey Institute of International Studies)
  • Effects of the high CO2 ocean on deep-sea ecosystems (AAAS Symposium, Boston)
  • Effects of global climate change on the oceans (Headwaters to Oceans Conference, Long Beach)
  • Climate Change and the Oceans, (Climate Clock Colloquium, San Jose)
  • MBARI Ocean Acidification Studies (Friday Harbor Labs, Washington)
  • Ocean acidification and deep sea ecosystems (MIIS)
  • Ocean acidification Studies: Issues, approaches, methods (Western Soc. Nat. Workshop)
  • In situ perturbation experiments on ocean acidification (Best practices in OA research, Kiel, Germany)
  • Climate change and the oceans, MBARI seminar
  • Ocean acidification and marine ecosystems,  Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Wellington, NZ


  • How will climate warming and the carbon dioxide invasion from the atmosphere affect future ocean ecosystems? (Moss Landing Marine Laboratories)
  • Barry, JP, Kochevar, RK, Whaling, PJ.  Growth, production, and mortality of the vesicomyid bivalve Calyptogena kilmeri.  Pacific Science Congress, Okinawa, Japan
  • The hard life in Monterey Canyon: effects of sediment gravity flows on benthic biological patterns and material transport across the continental margin (Oregon State University)
  • Population dynamics of chemosynthetic clams in cold seeps off Central California (Moss Landing Marine Laboratories)
  • Conducting Experiments in the Deep-Sea to understand the Low pH Ocean (AAAS Symposium, SF)
  • Deep-sea Carbon Sequestration and Ocean Acidification (Carbon Management Symposium, Utretch University, The Netherlands)
  • Ocean Carbon Sequestration (U.S. Congressional Briefing – COMPASS)
  • MBARI Ocean Acidification Studies (Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden)
  • Ocean Acidification effects on Deep-Sea ecosystems (MBARI CO2 symposium)


  • Biological Impacts of Deep-Sea Carbon Sequestration  (International Seminar on Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Can ocean carbon sequestration have significant societal value without the collapse of deep-sea ecosystems? (Stanford University)
  • The Effects of Climate Warming and Ocean Acidification on Ocean Ecosystems (California Coastal Commission)
  • Ocean exploration by MBARI (MBA)


  • Climate change, societal values, and carbon sequestration: the biology of ocean versus atmospheric carbon dioxide storage (U.C. Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory)
  • The biology of the future high-CO2 ocean (Hopkins Marine Station)
  • Climate Change and carbon sequestration:  the biology of ocean versus atmospheric carbon storage (Louisiana State University)


  • Biological Responses of Deep-sea organisms to direct CO2 injection.  (SCOR/IOC Symposium on “The Ocean in a High CO2 World”, Paris, France)
  • Benthic Ecology of McMurdo Sound and the SW Ross Sea, Antarctica.  (NSF-sponsored McMurdo Sound LTER workshop, San Jose, CA)


  • The effects of direct ocean CO2 injection on deep-sea meiofauna (RITE International Conference on the Biology of Deep-Sea CO2 sequestration, Kyoto, Japan)
  • Ecological impacts of ocean carbon sequestration (Hopkins Marine St.)
  • Carbon sequestration biology. (2nd Ann. Conf. on Carbon Sequestration, Washington, D.C.)
  • Biology of Monterey Methane Seeps (JAMSTEC)        
  • Ecological impacts of ocean carbon sequestration (JAMSTEC)
  • The effects of direct ocean CO2 injection on Deep-sea meiofauna (RITE International Workshop)
  • Use of Vesicomyid clams as proxies for ageing submarine landslide events (AGU Fall Meeting)


  • Ecological impacts of direct ocean CO2 sequestration (AGU, spring, SIO, MLML, Romberg Center)
  • Cold seep biology and ecology (Hopkins Mar. St., Romberg Center, MLML, USF)
  • Antarctic pelagic-benthic coupling (CSUS)


  • Cold seep biology and ecology (Hopkins Marine Station, 2001)
  • Biological Studies of Ocean Carbon Sequestration, (AGU fall meeting, DOE Center for Carbon Sequestration Research Workshop, Oakland, CA, MBARI / DOE Ocean Injection Experts Workshop, 2001)
  • Pelagic-benthic coupling on the Antarctic Continental Shelf (MLML, AGU, CSUS, 2001)
  • Biological impacts of ocean carbon sequestration, (DOE Ocean Carbon Sequestration, Baltimore, 2000)
  • Pelagic Benthic Coupling in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, (Cal. State Univ. Stanislaus, 2000)
  • Biology and Ecology of Cold Seeps;  (Friends of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 1999)
  • A tale of two clams: Differing chemosynthetic life styles at cold seep communities in Monterey Bay.  (UCSB, SIO, Symbiosis conference, 1997)
  • Ecology of Chemosynthetic Communities in Monterey Bay (Hopkins Marine Station, MLML, 1996)
  • Coupling between Fluid Chemistry and Community Structure at Cold Seeps in Monterey Bay (AAAS, San Jose State University, 1996)
  • Methods of Underwater Positioning and Size Estimation (Groundfish Meeting, Newport, Oregon, 1996)
  • Climate-Related Changes in Intertidal Invertebrate Communities (Nat. Mus. of Natural History, 1995)
  • Geology and Ecology of Cold Seeps (California State University, Stanislaus, MLML, 1995)
  • Coupling between Fluid Chemistry and Community Structure at Cold Seeps (AAAS, 1994)
  • Sampling Benthic Populations Using ROVs: How Can Accuracy and Statistical Power Be Maximized? (Groundfish Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 1994)
  • Biology and Ecology of Cold Seeps in Monterey Bay (JAMSTEC, UCSC, 1994)
  • Science at MBARI, Scripps Inst. Oc., Field Studies Course, G. Kooyman, 1994
  • Alternate Stable States in Natural Communities: Why are They Rare? (Hopkins Marine Station, 1993)




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