Lecture Archive: Laurence Madin
Alien Life of Inner Space
Posted: December 2, 2013
Lecture date: November 12, 2013. Laurence Madin is the executive vice president, director of research, and a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Previously he served as chair of the WHOI biology department and director of the WHOI Ocean Life Institute. He was among the first biologists to use SCUBA diving and submarines to study these organisms in their natural habitats.
Madin provided an up-close view of common but rarely seen animals, based on his exploration via SCUBA diving, submersibles, and remote vehicles. These animals include macrozooplankton and micronekton, with a focus on gelatinous animals.
Video Posted: December 2, 2013 | Running time: 0:59
Audio Only Version
Listen to the transcript or download to your mp3 player.
Please note: If you are having troubles viewing this video, please update to the latest version of your browser.