Dates: July 14 & Aug. 11
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series provides concise, comprehensive presentations on climate change and other research conducted worldwide by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Scripps scientists are exploring Earth's mysteries in hundreds of research projects under way on every continent. Learn about science at Scripps and join researchers on their paths to discovery.
Monday, July 14
Global Warming, Insurance Premiums & Top Models: The Whole Story
Scientists' findings and projections about the future of Earth's climate are making headlines in the news more than ever before. How are these projections made? Join climate-modeling expert Guillermo Auad as he explains the various kinds of models that researchers use to understand and forecast climate scenarios and how this science has impacts well outside of the research community.
Monday, August 11
The Power of Ocean Waves
Ocean waves not only provide recreation, aesthetic enjoyment and an occasional rearrangement of our shorelines, but can potentially be tapped as a source for cleaner energy. Join Richard Seymour as he describes his research on how climate variability impacts the "wave climate" of the North Pacific Ocean. Learn how scientists and engineers are combining expertise to harness waves as a source for renewable electric energy production.
The lectures are intended for a lay audience. Birch Aquarium admission and parking are included. Light refreshments will be served.
Past lectures air on UCSD-TV and broadcast to more than 16 million viewers via satellite and cable television. Past lectures can also be found on YouTube. For more information, visit: http://ucsd.tv/oceanscience
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Visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Location: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, Calif.
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
$11 Adult, 18+
$9 Senior, 60+
$7.50 Youth, 3-17
Free Children, 2 and under
Free Scripps Oceanographic Society Members
Directions: From Interstate 5, exit at La Jolla Village Drive. West one mile. Left on Expedition Way.
Parking: Birch Aquarium offers three-hour courtesy parking.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for global science research and education in the world. Now in its second century of discovery, the scientific scope of the institution has grown to include biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical, and atmospheric studies of the earth as a system. Hundreds of research programs covering a wide range of scientific areas are under way today on every continent and in every ocean. The institution has a staff of more than 1,400 and annual expenditures of approximately $195 million from federal, state, and private sources. Scripps operates oceanographic research vessels recognized worldwide for their outstanding capabilities. Equipped with innovative instruments for ocean exploration, these ships constitute mobile laboratories and observatories that serve students and researchers from institutions throughout the world. Birch Aquarium at Scripps serves as the interpretive center of the institution and showcases Scripps research and a diverse array of marine life through exhibits and programming for more than 430,000 visitors each year. Learn more at scripps.ucsd.edu and follow us at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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