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General Information and Program

 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 1999-

March 20, 1999
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION

Embassy Suites,
Seaside, CA

Sponsored by:

  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • UC Sea Grant Extension Program

Planning Committee:

  • Nick Papadakis - Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Sandy Young - Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Margo Nottenkamper - Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Liz Love - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Andrew DeVogelaere - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Aaron King - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Rick Starr - UC Sea Grant Extension Program
  • Jason Felton - UC Sea Grant Extension Program
  • Bruce Richmond - US Geoolgical Survey

Program of Events

8:00 - 8:45a

Registration

9:00 - 9:05a

Welcome

9:05 - 10:30a

General Plenary Session

Moderator: William Douros, Superintendent, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

El Niño's Effects on Weather Patterns and Storm Tracks over the Pacific Ocean
Norman Hoffmann, Meteorologist-in-Charge, National Weather Service, Monterey

The Impacts of El Niño Events on the Central California Coast
Dr. Gary Griggs, Director, Institute of Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Comparison of Marine Mammal Stranding in Central California During El Niño and Non-El Niño Years
Kathryn A. Zagzebski, Manager, Stranding Department, The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito

Squid: White Gold of Monterey Bay
David Crabbe, Commercial Fisherman, Monterey

10:30a - 12:00p

Break, Poster Session and Exhibits

12:00 - 1:00p

Lunch (on your own)

1:00 - 2:30p

Research Symposium

Moderator: Bruce Richmond, Research Geologist, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park

New Discoveries Revealed by Seafloor Mapping on the Monterey Bay Continental Shelf
Steve Eittreim, Marine Geologist, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park

From Wind to Whales: Impacts of the 1997/98 El Niño on the Monterey Bay Pelagic Ecosystem
Dr. Baldo Marinovic, Institute of Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Recent Advances in Understanding Shelf Circulation
Marlene Noble, Physical Oceanographer, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park

Disaster and Recovery in Kelp Forests During the 1997-98 El Niño: A Matter of Scale
Matthew Edwards, Department of Biology, UC Santa Cruz

2:30 - 2:45p

Break

2:45 - 3:15p

Ricketts Memorial Lecture

Long Term Dynamics of Corals on Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef
Dr. Joseph Connell, Research Professor of Biology, UC Santa Barbara

3:30 - 4:30p

Social Hour and Sanctuary Awards

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