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Ocean Mapping: Exposing the Secrets of the Deep
Lecture date: August 29, 2013. Larry Mayer discusses advances in using sonar to map the seafloor and the water column.
Portrait of a Coral Reef
Lecture date: April 23, 2013. Jim Hellemn's photography has appeared in National Geographic magazine and at the American Museum of Natural History.
Environmental Impacts from an ‘Ocean’ of Humans
Lecture date: July 25, 2013. Jesus Reyes discusses pressures on California’s coastal aquatic environments derived from highly developed urban and residential zones and their diverse, extensive activities.
Impacts of Radioactivity on Marine Life After Fukushima
Lecture date: June 19, 2013. Nicholas Fisher discusses the release of long-lived radionuclides from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan into the Pacific and the subsequent bioaccumulation of these contaminants in diverse marine biota.
Lecture date: April 8, 2013. Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon discusses his recently published memoir, Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes—The Yanomamö and the Anthropologists.
Sharks: The Beauty of the Ocean Predator
Lecture date: March 7, 2013. Underwater cinematographer Richard Theiss and sculptor Victor Douieb discussed their personal experiences with sharks, shark conservation, and their work documenting sharks.
Creatures of the Deep and Treasure Maps of the Ocean Floor
Lecture date: July 16, 2013. New sophisticated technologies developed in the last ten to twenty years hold tremendous potential for mapping and interpreting the ocean in unprecedented detail. This talk focused on recent technical advances in mapping the deepest parts of our planet.
Looking Backwards at the Future: Exploring the Deepest Oceans
Lecture date: July 9, 2013. Don Walsh spoke about his many experiences in exploring the deep ocean.
Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research
Lecture date: June 25, 2013. Asila Ghoul discussed a recent study of the sensory systems of sea otters and how these amphibious animals are adapted for an aquatic lifestyle.
Gladiator of the Sea
Lecture date: June 13, 2013. Richard Ellis discussed the broadbill swordfish, whose scientific name Xiphias gladius means “gladiator.”