Monday, Feb. 11
Future Stewards of Our Planet
Scripps Oceanography Fellowship Students
The world is changing dramatically and students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will help society make sense of crucial and complex environmental concerns in the future. Learn about the challenging research work of three outstanding Scripps Oceanography fellowship students during the Feb. 11 presentation of the Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
The students will explore topics as diverse as climate science, coral forensics and Native American aquaculture, giving brief presentations on their research discoveries and sharing visions for the future of their research. The Scripps students are Guillaume Mauger, Jessica Carilli and Damien Cie.
The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series provides concise, comprehensive presentations of research conducted worldwide by Scripps Oceanography scientists. Scripps scientists are world-renowned, exploring Earth's mysteries in hundreds of projects and on every continent. Join us to learn about the science at Scripps and travel the world with its researchers.
Reservations are required. Please call 858-534-5771. The lecture is 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. For more information, visit: http://ucsd.tv/oceanscience
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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