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Gil Garcetti

Guest Speakers | Art | Conservation

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Women: From Paris to West Africa

Garcetti has spent much of his life as an urban photographer, with solo exhibitions at the United Nations in New York, National Building Museum in Washington D.C., and Millennium Art Museum in Beijing, among other institutions and galleries. In 2003 American Photo named Garcetti one of the country’s four master photographers. In addition to his photography, Garcetti has taught at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 4:07

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William Sager

Educational | Guest Speakers | Oceanography

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New Perspectives on Oceanic Volcanism

Dr. Sager is a professor of oceanography at Texas A and M University. His current research efforts are concentrated on geophysical studies of hotspots and ocean plateaus and how they formed and evolved, as well as magnetic anomaly interpretations and the geomagnetic polarity reversal time scale.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 3:54

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Ken Kurtis

Guest Speakers | Conservation

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Diving Easter Island - Above and Below

Kurtis is a National Association of Underwater Instructors SCUBA instructor, owner of Reef Seekers Dive Company. He is a charter volunteer dive team leader at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Kurtis has been appointed to several state boards that have helped implement the Marine Life Protection Act. He also serves as the forensic consultant for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office in cases of scuba fatalities.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 3:57

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Ana Pitchon

Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Business | Conservation

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Sea Hunters or Sea Farmers? Transitions in Modern Fisheries

Ana Pitchon is an assistant professor of anthropology at CSU Dominguez Hills. She specializes in marine human ecosystems and fisheries policy, and has held consultancies in the U.S. with NOAA. She is currently working in collaboration with NOAA on issues related to coastal resource dependency as part of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act National Standard 8 research program.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 4:15

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Dan Goods

Educational | Guest Speakers | Art

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Art, When Science Isn’t Enough

Goods graduated in 2002 in the graphic design program at Art Center College of Design and currently serves as the visual strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He co-curated a show called "Data + Art: Art and Science in the Age of Information" at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 5:42

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Bruce Parker

Guest Speakers | Oceanography

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The Power of the Sea

Dr. Parker is presently a visiting professor at the Center for Maritime Systems at the Stevens Institute of Technology and is the former chief scientist of the National Ocean Service at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He has a Ph.D. in physical oceanography from The Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree in physical oceanography from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and a bachelor’s degree in biology and physics from Brown University.

Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 3:43

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Conservation Issues | Climate Change | Conservation | Education Audio | Oceanography

Sea Level Rise Special on KFWB News 980  buttonLink

Scientists estimate sea levels could rise more than three feet by the end of this century. In California, that would mean the flooding of San Francisco International Airport, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and much of the commercial and residential property along the coast. Find out more about this pressing issue and how to prepare through this special report by KFWB featuring Anchor Ron Kilgore and sea level rise experts: Aquarium of the Pacific President Dr. Jerry R. Schubel, Dr. Reinhard E. Flick of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dr. Robert S. Young of Western Carolina University.

Audio Posted: June 3, 2011 | Running time: 34:55

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Gallery Tours | Exhibit Pages | Ocean Science Center

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Travel across the planet in the Science on a Sphere and learn about pressing issues that affect our ocean.

The Aquarium’s Ocean Science Center uses a Science on a Sphere from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to explore our planet and tell stories about ocean phenomena and their impacts. The Ocean Science Center features daily shows on issues like sea level rise, maritime trade, and conservation.

Audio Posted: May 27, 2011 | Running time: 1:08

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Larry McKinney

Guest Speakers | Conservation

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After the Gulf: What Did We Learn?

Dr. McKinney received his PhD from Texas A&M University, and is the executive director of Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, where he leads a interdisciplinary team that integrates science, policy, and socio-economic expertise to help assure an economically and environmentally sustainable Gulf. Dr. McKinney acts as state lead for the Ecosystem Assessment and Integration Team of the Gulf Alliance Sciences.

Audio Posted: May 17, 2011 | Running time: 4:14

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