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History at our Doorstep: Images of California Submerged Shipwrecks
Lecture date: April 28, 2016. Patrick Smith discussed his experiences documenting the many time capsules of maritime history hidden just offshore and provided a virtual visit to those sites through images, both historic and current.
Deep Sub & the Five Dives Expedition
Lecture date: February 2, 2016. Chris Welsh discussed the Five Dives Expedition, which aims to dive to the deepest point in each of the five ocean basins.
Planetary Oceans: Exploring Earth’s Seas Before We Sail Through Europa’s Seawater Plumes
Lecture date: June 8, 2015. On World Ocean Day the Aquarium hosted a panel discussion of ocean exploration as it relates to space exploration.
In this fourth and final session of the Spring 2015 Aquatic Academy, David Lang, co-founder of Open ROV discussed the role of citizen science and open-source technology in ocean exploration. Attendees also screened a short film produced by the Aquarium.
In this third session of the Spring 2015 Aquatic Academy, speakers included Dr. Jamie Austin, senior research scientist, University of Texas, and NOAA Ocean Explorer, and Dr. Amanda Demopoulos, oceanographer, research ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey.
In this second session of the Spring 2015 Aquatic Academy, speakers included Jerry Schubel, Aquarium president and CEO, and Dr. Joshua Willis, project scientist and oceanographer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
In this first session of the Spring 2015 Aquatic Academy, speakers included Dr. Rick Spinrad, chief scientist at NOAA, and Lance Towers, director of Advanced Technology Programs at The Boeing Company.
Submarine Volcanism and Hydrothermal Processes on the Mid-Ocean Ridge
Lecture date: March 25, 2014. Dan Fornari is a senior scientist in geology and geophysics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Using Advanced Technology to Explore the Ocean with Kids in the Pilot’s Seat
Lecture date: October 16, 2013. Dr. Robert Ballard is a former United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998.
The Census of Marine Life
Lecture date: December 5, 2013. Jesse Ausubel is one of the founders of the Census of Marine Life, a ten-year scientific initiative to determine the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the ocean.