EARTH Satellite Workshop
January 6, 2018 – Schedule

Saturday—January 6, 2018

Location: Christension Professional Library, Flagstaff, AZ

0830 – 0900 Housekeeping—Intro to each other, review agenda for the day, review paper work, intro to MBARI’s EARTH program and website, and Palmer LTER
0900 – 0945 EARTH Lesson—A Whale of a Roller Coaster
0945 – 1100 Presentation—Dr. Ari S. Friedlaender

Ari is an Associate Professor at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute. Ari’s research focuses on developing new tags and tag sensors to study the underwater foraging behavior of marine mammals. Ari works around the world and on a number of species but his main focus is on humpback and minke whales in Antarctica, and blue and fin whales in California waters. Ari’s passion for research and education has helped lead to new visualization tools that can be shared with broader audiences and students of all ages.


1100 – 1200 Review data, chat with scientists share ideas for a lesson plan
1200 – 1400 Working lunch—Write lesson
1400 – 1500 Share lesson plans, submit lesson plans and submit paperwork. Learn about youth poster session options at international science conferences
1500 – 1530 EARTH LessonWhy are the Humpbacks Hanging Out?


Data repository
Data policy
Deep-Sea Guide
What is happening in Monterey Bay today?
Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System
Chemical data
Ocean float data
Slough data
Mooring ISUS measurements
Southern Ocean Data
Mooring data
M1 Mooring Summary Data
M1 Asimet
M1 download Info
M1 EMeter
Molecular and genomics data
ESP Web Portal
Seafloor mapping
Soundscape Listening Room
Upper ocean data
Spatial Temporal Oceanographic Query System (STOQS) Data
Image gallery
Video library
Creature feature
Deep-sea wallpapers
Previous seminars
David Packard Distinguished Lecturers
Research software
Video Annotation and Reference System
System overview
Data Use Policy
Video Tape User Guide
Video File User Guide
Annotation Glossary
Query Interface
Basic User Guide
Advanced User Guide
Query Glossary
VARS publications
VARS datasets used in publications
Oceanographic Decision Support System
MB-System seafloor mapping software
How to download and install MB-System
MB-System Documentation
MB-System Announcements
MB-System Announcements (Archive)
MB-System FAQ
MB-System Discussion Lists
MB-System YouTube Tutorials
Matlab scripts: Linear regressions
Introduction to Model I and Model II linear regressions
A brief history of Model II regression analysis
Index of downloadable files
Summary of modifications
Regression rules of thumb
Results for Model I and Model II regressions
Graphs of the Model I and Model II regressions
Which regression: Model I or Model II?
Matlab scripts: Oceanographic calculations
Matlab scripts: Sound velocity
Visual Basic for Excel: Oceanographic calculations
Educational resources
Navigating STEM careers
MBARI Summer Internship Program
2017 Summer Interns Blog
Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH)
EARTH workshops
2016—New Brunswick, NJ
2015—Newport, Oregon
2016 Satellite workshop—Pensacola, FL
2016 Satellite workshop—Beaufort, NC
EARTH resources
EARTH lesson plans
Lesson plans—published
Lesson plans—development
Lesson drafts—2015
Lesson drafts—2016 Pensacola
Adopt-A-Float Program
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE) Science Kits
Science at home: Curriculum and resources
Sample archive
SciComm Resources