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Live Webcast: Sea Level Rise

Interactive Live Event

June 1, 2015 10:00 AM—10:20 AM

Live Webcast: Sea Level Rise

Experts will share sea level rise predictions, local impacts and plans to adapt, and a new exhibition of photographs from the Annenberg Space for Photography.

Natural History of Sea Slugs

Underwater Photos

June 3, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Natural History of Sea Slugs

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

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Ocean Exploration

June 8, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Planetary Oceans: Exploring Earth’s Seas Before We Sail Through Europa’s Seawater Plumes

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

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

June 17, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Extinct in the Wild: Partnering to Save the Guam Kingfisher

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

Adults | Guest Speaker

June 24, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Sea Level Rise

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

Sea Level Rise

June 25, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Future of America’s Vulnerable Coasts

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

California King Tides and Sea Level Rise

Adults | Guest Speaker

July 1, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

California King Tides and Sea Level Rise

Reinhard Flick will discuss how king tides relate to sea level rise, with an emphasis on Southern California.

The Sixth Extinction of the Ocean

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

July 9, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Sixth Extinction of the Ocean

Dr. Donald Prothero will discuss the current crisis in oceanic diversity and impending crash and extinction in marine life.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.