19th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Pacific Forum—9:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

9:00–9:15 Wiley Wolfe Measuring ocean respiration: Validation of a low cost CO2 sensor.
9:15–9:30 Sarah Black Jellies in the ocean: Are they truly drifters?
9:30–9:45 Robert Chavez A method for accurate ballasting of an autonomous underwater vehicle
9:45-10:00 Jessica Whelpley Observing the population and natural history of the deep-sea enteropneust, Tergivelum baldwinae, with time-lapse photography (Station M, 4000 meters)
10:00–10:15 Samantha Peart Error and precision of photogrammetry in the deep sea
10:15–10:30 Break
10:30–10:45 Drew Burrier Stay the course: A heading correcting algorithm for a bottom-crawling AUV
10:45–11:00 Kate Beittenmiller Characterizing the geometry of Phaeodarian colonial spheres
11:00–11:15 Kennedy McCone Quantitative laser Raman of mixed gases
11:15–11:30 Madison Heard The effects of multiple climate-change-related stressors on larval development of red abalone
11:30–11:45 Amy Chen Oceanographic instrument simulator
11:45-13:00 Lunch
13:00–13:15 Beatriz Mejia Mercado Is the structure of benthic megafaunal communities in the Gulf of California influenced by oxygen levels?
13:15–13:30 Olivia Arredondo Data migration of databases and implementation of Django, a web framework software
13:30–13:45 Jose Ramirez Improving the quality control of Argo’s oxygen float data
13:45–14:00 Paris Smalls Benthic gouge marks in the Canadian Beaufort Sea: Associations between whales and methane seeps?
14:00–14:15 Break
14:15–14:30 Prateek Murgai Development of an automatic classifier for cetacean vocalizations
14:30–14:45 Lisa Ziccarelli Quantifying phytoplankton biodiversity: A comparison of methods
14:45–15:00 Alice Ren Declining dissolved oxygen off of Central California
15:00–15:15 Alexa Baumer Larvacean locomotion: A kinematic investigation

Next: August 14—Mathieu Kemp


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