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General Information and Program

 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 2004-

March 6, 2004
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION

California State University,
Monterey Bay,
University Center, Sixth Street,
Seaside, CA

Researchers, educators, students and the public are invited to learn about water quality issues affecting our marine sanctuary. Hear from experts as they discuss the sources of pollution and impacts to our coastal environment. Find out how you can get involved in water quality monitoring, or what you can do to help keep sanctuary waters clean and healthy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event Sponsors

  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
  • NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

 

Program of Events

8:00—8:45 am Registration (This is a free event. No pre-registration is necessary)
8:45—9:00 am

Welcome

9:00—9:15 am Introduction Chris Coburn, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
9:15—10:45 am

Session I "Inflows to the Sanctuary"
Moderator: Dr. Chris Harrold, Monterey Bay Aquarium

10:45– 11:00 am Break
11:00—12:30 pm

Session II "Impacts of the Chemical Cocktail"
Moderator: Kaitilin Gaffney, The Ocean Conservancy

12:30– 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own), Research Posters and Exhibits
2:30—3:15 pm Ricketts Memorial Lecture
The Health of the Ocean's Intertidal: Then, Now, and in the Future
John Pearse, Joseph M. Long Marine Laboratory, University of California, Santa Cruz
3:30—4:30 pm Sanctuary Awards and Reception (sponsered by the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments)

Directions

  • From Highway 1: exit at the CSUMB/Fort Ord Main Entrance and follow Light Fighter Drive to the second stop sign. Turn left on General Jim Moore Boulevard, and continue to the second stop sign, then turn right on Third Street. Continue to the second stop sign, and turn right on Sixth Avenue. Continue past the stop sign to the University Center (third building on your right with distinctive "white tent" roof).
  • From Salinas: take Blanco Road west to Monterey, then turn right on Reservation Road. Turn left on Imjin Road, then turn left at the first traffic signal on Abrams Drive. Where Abrams ends at a stop sign, turn right on Inter-Garrison Road. At the second stop sign, turn left on Sixth Street. Continue past the stop sign to the University Center (third building on your right with distinctive "white tent" roof).

Parking is free in lot #29 at the University Center or across the street in lot #42 at the Watershed Institute (in regular parking spaces only).

For more information, call Liz Love at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary at (831) 647-4255, or email liz.love@noaa.gov; or contact Peggy Edgerton at the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments at (831) 883-3750, or email pedgerton@ambag.org.

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