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The United States Weather and Climate Enterprise

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

January 13, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The United States Weather and Climate Enterprise

Ray Ban, a founder of The Weather Channel Inc., will discuss the unique relationship between the government and academic and private sectors that allows our nation to receive weather and climate forecasts.

Data are Everywhere: Understanding Our Planet Through Exploration and Observation

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Ocean Exploration

January 22, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Data are Everywhere: Understanding Our Planet Through Exploration and Observation

The Aquarium’s Science Interpretation Supervisor Emily Yam will discuss her experiences aboard the Research Vessel Thomas G. Thompson.

The Future of Food: Anya Fernald

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

February 4, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

The Future of Food: Anya Fernald

This talk part of an ongoing series called The Future of Food hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session Anya Fernald will discuss humanely raised organic meat, butcher shops, and restaurants.

The Shark Whisperer

Adults | Conservation | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

February 10, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Shark Whisperer

Marine scientist Ellen Prager will discuss and sign copies of her latest book, The Shark Whisperer, the first in a five-part series of adventure novels for young adults.

California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

February 18, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape

Gary Griggs will discuss how over the past century, humans have changed the coast in significant ways, particularly in Southern California, where extensive stretches of coast have been completely altered.

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration

Evening Classes for Adults

March 3, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration

In a series of evening courses for adults, meet modern-day ocean explorers, and learn what potential the ocean holds, from undiscovered life forms to natural resources, and which technologies might play a role in helping us better understand our World Ocean and life on our planet.

The Aquarium’s Diving Program

Adults | Conservation | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

March 5, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Aquarium’s Diving Program

The Aquarium of the Pacific boasts one of the largest, most active dive programs in the country, with more than 230 divers.

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration

Evening Classes for Adults

March 10, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration

In a series of evening courses for adults, meet modern-day ocean explorers, and learn what potential the ocean holds, from undiscovered life forms to natural resources, and which technologies might play a role in helping us better understand our World Ocean and life on our planet.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.