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May 2015

Using Robots and Drones to Track Sharks
May 27, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dr. Chris Lowe

Dr. Chris Lowe runs the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach. He will discuss how scientists can use high-tech tools like robots and aerial drones to track sharks in the open ocean so we can learn more about their behavior and habitats as well as what we can do to protect them.

June 2015

Natural History of Sea Slugs
June 3, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kevin Lee

SCUBA diver and underwater photographer Kevin Lee will share his images of opisthobranchs, or sea slugs, and explain anatomic and behavioral characteristics of these ocean animals.

Planetary Oceans: Exploring Earth’s Seas Before We Sail Through Europa’s Seawater Plumes
June 8, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mat Kaplan, Bill Patzert, and Steve Vance

On World Ocean Day the Aquarium will host a panel discussion of ocean exploration as it relates to space exploration.

Extinct in the Wild: Partnering to Save the Guam Kingfisher
June 17, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Beth Bahner

Beth Bahner will give a brief history of the Guam Bird Rescue Project, which collected critically endangered bird species including Guam Kingfishers and others from the island of Guam to prevent their total extinction.

Sea Level Rise
June 24, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dan Cayan

Scientist Dan Cayan will discuss sea level rise and its projected impacts between now and the year 2100.

The Future of America’s Vulnerable Coasts
June 25, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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John Gillis

John Gillis will discuss how under the pressure of increasing human populations, shores have become among the most vulnerable of all landscapes

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