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Upcoming Lectures

The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

February 23, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber

Karl Huggins will present an overview of the cases that are seen at the hyperbaric chamber and recommend practices that divers can follow to reduce their risk of ending up at the chamber as a patient.

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 3, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish

Nick Wegner will discuss the opah, a fish discovered to use a process called endothermy to retain internal body heat.

Marine Pollution

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 8, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Marine Pollution

In her latest book, Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know, Judith Weis covers marine pollution from chemical, industrial, and agricultural sources, including oil spills, untreated sewage, eutrophication, heavy metals, acidification, radioactive substances, and marine litter.

Bioluminescence and Illuminating Disease

Adults | Exhibits | Jellies | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 17, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Bioluminescence and Illuminating Disease

Sonic Sea: Film Screening

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 24, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Sonic Sea: Film Screening

The Aquarium will host a screening of a new sixty-minute film produced by the National Resources Defense Council, Sonic Sea, which was created to raise awareness about the impact of human-made noise on marine life.

The Storm of Creativity

Adults | Arts | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 29, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Storm of Creativity

Kyna Leski will discuss and sign copies of her book, The Storm of Creativity, which examines the creative process.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.