Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30; lecture begins at 7 p.m.
Cost: Public $8, Students/Educators $5, Free for members
The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean
Science Lecture Series features engaging presentations on 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.
Perspectives Lectures Hit 10 Million Online ViewsPerspectives lectures are recorded monthly and can be viewed online through the UCSD-TV website. To date, these 130+ videos have been viewed more than 10 million times.
The Future of Human Space Flight
Charlie Kennel, Former Scripps Institution of Oceanography director
Charlie Kennel was a member of the presidential panel that restructured
NASA's human space flight program in 2009. Now chair of the National Academy's Space Science Board, Kennel will
review what NASA's space program has accomplished, what it is doing now, and
what the future holds for human space exploration.
Shark Conservation: Safeguarding the Future of Our Ocean
Andy Nosal, Birch Aquarium's DeLaCour Postdoctoral Fellow for Ecology & Conservation
Protecting sharks from population decline has never been more important.
Join us for a discussion about shark conservation with shark researcher Andy
Nosal, recent Scripps Oceanography graduate and Birch Aquarium’s new DeLaCour Postdoctoral
Fellow for Ecology & Conservation. Learn about threats such as overfishing, finning, and negative
public perception facing these essential marine predators.
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