Events & Seminars

Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
Annual Capstone Symposium

June 12, 2018

Welcome: Samantha Murray, Executive Director, Master of Advanced Studies Program in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scott Shatto: Bursting the Deoxygenation Bubble: Developing Recommendations for Communicating Ocean Deoxygenation to Policy Makers Advisors: Dr. Lisa Levin (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Jen Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Sarah Cooley, Ocean Conservancy

Tarice Taylor: Environmental Analysis of Submerged Cultural Resource Areas of the Kiska Island National Historic Landmark Maritime Battlefield Advisors:  Dr. Andrew Pietruszka (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Eric Terrill, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Mark Moline, University of Delaware; Heidi Batchelor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Hillary Eggers: Harnessing the Power of Media to Contribute to Science and Educate the Public About the Longest Running Time Series Study on Oceanic and Biological Data in the World Advisors: Dr. Noelle Bowlin (Chair), NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center; DeAnna Morris, Earth Resources Technology, Inc.; Morgan Heim, International League of Conservation Photographers; Dr. Sarah Mesnick, NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Tekateteke Metai: Through the Author’s Eyes: Why Are We Succeeding And Why Aren’t We Succeeding in Managing our Local Waters and Marine Resources Across the South Pacific? Advisors: Dr. Stuart Sandin (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Samantha Murray, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Eleanor Sterling, American Museum of Natural History; Ben Namakin, Kiribati Islands Conservation Society.   

Emily Parker: Hatching a Plan: Using Insights from Sea Turtle Egg Collectors to Evaluate Conservation Efforts in Bahía De Jiquilisco, El Salvador Advisors:  Ana Luisa Ahern (Chair), EcoViva; Dr. Jeffrey Seminoff, NOAA – Southwest Fisheries Science Center; Ernest Brazier, CIC Research, Inc.

Jessica Schem: Designing a Marine Management Plan for the Island of Montserrat Advisors:  Dr. Kathryn Mengerink (Chair), Waitt Institute; Dr. Stuart Sandin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Lyall Bellquist, The Nature Conservancy; Ute Zischka, Waitt Institute; Robin Ramdeen, Waitt Institute

Tyler Hee: Informing the Development of Models to Estimate Catch for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s New Red Abalone Fishery Management Plan  Advisors: Samantha Murray (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Laura Rogers-Bennett, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Michelle Loewe: The Fate of Bleached Corals Following the 2015 Thermal Bleaching Event in Maui, Hawai’i Advisors: Dr. Emily Kelly (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Jennifer Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Mr. Russell Sparks, Division of Aquatic Resources, Hawai’i

Allison Kellum: Does Participation in Fisheries Research Change Citizen Scientists’ Opinions of California’s Marine Protected Areas? A Case Study Advisors: Dr. Brice Semmens (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Erica Mason., Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Samantha Murray, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Erika Delemarre: Sailing Through Synthetic Seas: Leveraging Citizen Science Aboard Sail Training Ships to Advance Global Plastic Pollution Research and Education Advisors: Dr. Jenni Brandon (Chair), Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Carolynn Box, 5 Gyres Institute; Dr. Rachel Millstone, Department of Education Studies at University of California San Diego; Phil Zerofski, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and SEACAMP San Diego

Natalia Teryda: An Economics Perspective of Marine Turtle Bycatch Reduction Regulations: Are They Meeting the Goal? Advisors: Dr. Jeffrey Seminoff (Chair), Southwest Fisheries Science Center; Dr. Stephen Stohs, Southwest Fisheries Science Center; Dr. Richard Norris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Melissa Soto: Have We Achieved “Ocean to Plate?” Determining the Availability of San Diego-Sourced Seafood in the City’s Seafood Restaurants Advisors: Dr. Theresa Sinicrope-Talley (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California Sea Grant Extension Program; Dr. Sarah Mesnick, NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center; Dr. David Pedersen, Department of Anthropology, University of California San Diego; Oriana Poindexter, NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Katherine Gideon: High and Dry: maritime grounding statistics, best practices, and policy evaluation Advisors: Dr. Peter Franks (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Doug Helton, NOAA Emergency Response Division

Saebom Jung: Bridging the Gap: Using Web-based Classroom Resources to Educate South Korean Middle School Students and Their Teachers about Ocean Acidification Advisors: Dr. Andreas Andersson (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Garfield Kwan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Samantha Murray, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Lori Mendez: From the Silver Strand to SIO: A (Single-Use) Plastic-Free Odyssey Advisors: Dr. Richard Norris (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Dale Squires, U.C. San Diego, NOAA SWFSC Lead Economist; Kenneth Hall, Scripps Institution of Oceanography DIrector of Facilities Operations and Planning; Allyson Long, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Safety and Sustainability Coordinator

Meghan Emidy: Changing Climate in the Classroom: Building a Model for Place-Based Climate Science Education in San Diego County Advisors: Zach Plopper (Chair), WILDCOAST; Dr. Richard Norris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Nan Renner, Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego

Kelsey Miller: Tribal Intertidal Digital Ecological Survey (TIDES) Project: A Conservation Technology Partnership with Coastal Indigenous Nations Advisors: Dr. Jennifer E. Smith (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Dr. Sarah N. Giddings, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Megan Van Pelt, Natural Resources Department, Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation; Clinton B. Edwards, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Taylor Shedd: Whale Force One: Characterizing Foraging Behaviors of Killer Whales from Hexacopters Advisors:  Dr. John Durban (Chair), NOAA Cetacean Health and Life History Program; Dr. Holly Fearnbach, NOAA Cetacean Health and Life History Program/SR3; Dr. John Hildebrand, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Whale Acoustic Lab; Dr. Lisa Ballance, NOAA Marine Mammal and Turtle Division, UC San Diego

Alison Watts: A Qualitative Assessment of Fijian Dive Industry Perceptions of Coral Ecosystem Conditions Advisors: Dr. Stuart Sandin (Chair), Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Alfredo Giron, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Lindsay Bonito, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 


January 11, 2019
Knowlton/Jackson Distinguished Speaker:  Rashid Samalia

Alumni Speaker: Sheila Walsh Reddy
3:30 – 5:00
Robert Paine Scripps Seaside Forum Auditorium