Forums and Reports
Offshore Oil Platform Decommissioning Forum Report
Once these structures have reached the end of their functional lifespan, drilling operators, government agencies, and surrounding communities must decide what to do with them.
2018 Citizen Science Symposium
This page summarizes the 3 rd Annual Citizen Science for Conservation in Southern California Symposium (CSCSCS) hosted by the Aquarium of the Pacific on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
Forum Report: Sato-Umi in the Anthropocene
On November 13-14, 2017, the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Honda Marine Science Foundation convened and facilitated a forum on “Sato-umi in the Anthropocene.” The forum was designed to explore a number of approaches to “integrated” coastal management, in particular those that cross the land-sea boundary, some of which have been practiced for thousands of years, to see if lessons could be extracted to elevate awareness and stimulate action to reduce vulnerability in the “new normal” of rising sea level.
A Citizens’ Guide to Building a Climate-Resilient Long Beach
Summary of the City of Long Beach Climate Resiliency Assessment Report Created by the Aquarium of the Pacific at the request of Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia
2017 Citizen Science Symposium
This page summarizes the 2nd Annual Citizen Science for Conservation in Southern California Symposium (CSCSCS) hosted by the Aquarium of the Pacific on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Marine Finfish Aquaculture in the U.S. and California
The following is an essay adaptation of a presentation given by Jerry R. Schubel at the World Ocean Council’s Sustainable Ocean Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands on December 2, 2016.
Citizen Science For Conservation in Southern California: A Symposium Report
This report summarizes the Symposium on Citizen Science for Conservation in Southern California hosted by the Aquarium of the Pacific and its Marine Conservation Research Institute (MCRI) on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
Climate Change – Impacts and Actions Forum
On September 2, 2015, California’s 47th District Representative, Congressman Alan Lowenthal, in collaboration with the Aquarium of the Pacific, hosted a public forum on the impacts and actions related to climate change. This forum is intended to bring together a unique, multi-disciplinary group of local stakeholders, environmental professionals, scientists, and community leaders to share how they are working on climate change issues in Southern California, statewide, and at the national level. The report is a brief summary of the information presented during this forum.
Offshore Aquaculture in the Southern California Bight
The Sea Grant Workshop on Offshore Aquaculture in the Southern California Bight was convened in April 2015 to develop the frames of reference and rationale for creation of an offshore finfish aquaculture industry in southern California.