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Sanctuary Currents 1996
Building Community Connections in Science, Education and Conservation

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General Information and Program


Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 1996-

March 8 and 9, 1996
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Glasgow Hall,
US Naval Postgraduate School,
Monterey, CA


  • Association of Monterey Bay Governments
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • University of California Sea Grant Extension Program
  • US Naval Postgraduate School

Organizing Committee:

  • Nicolas Papadakis, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Richard M. Starr, UC Sea Grant Extension Program
  • Liz Love, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Rachel Saunders, Center for Marine Conservation
  • Donna Meyers, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Dr. Gregor M. Cailliet, Moss Landing Marine Labs
  • Dorris Welch, UCSC Long Marine Labs
  • Melissa Hippard, Save Our Shores
  • Jo Stallard, MBNMS Sanctuary Advisory Council
  • Korie A. Johnson, UC Sea Grant Extension Program
  • Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Program of Events

Friday,March 8, 1996


Social Hour and Awards Presentations


Ricketts Memorial Lecture

Ed Ricketts, Where Are You When We Need You?
Steve Webster, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Saturday, March 9, 1996




Keynote Speaker

Beyond Monterey Bay and Our Spendid Isolation
Michael L. Weber, Co-author of "The Wealth of Oceans"


Patterns, Processes and People: A Characterization of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Introduction: What is a Site Characterization?
Jo Guerrero, Moss Landing Marine Labs

Coupling Marine and Terrestrial Watershed Processes
Robert R. Curry, UC Santa Cruz, CSU Monterey Bay Watershed Institute

Rockfish Recruitment and the Ocean Environment
Stephen Ralston, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service




Biodiversity in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Donald C. Potts, Institute of Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Site Characterization: Its Role in Resource Management of the MBNMS
Andrew DeVogelaere, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Demonstration of MBNMS Site Characterization Web Page
Rikk Kvitek, Moss Landing Marine Labs


Lunch, Poster Session, Computer Demonstrations, Exhibits


Special Computer Demonstration:
Networking Ocean Science Research and Education in Monterey Bay, California

Don Brutzman, Code UW/Br, Naval Postgraduate School


Concurrent Sessions

Conservation Panel

Challenges and Opportunities in Ocean Conservation - Policies, Politics, and Citizen Action


  • Mike Weber, co-author of The Wealth of Oceans
  • Donna Blitzer, District Director for Congressman Sam Farr
  • Rachel Dinno, Field Representative to Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
  • Gary Patton, General Counsel for the California Planning and Conservation League
  • David Dickson, Director of Constituency Development for the Center for Marine Conservation

Education Workshops:

Hands-on Sanctuary Activities from MARE (K-8)
Roberta Dean, MARE, Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley

San Lorenzo Valley High School River Project (8-12)
Jane Orbuch, Shauna Reisiwitz and students, San Lorenzo Valley High School, and Kip Evans, MBNMS

Bringing the Ocean into Your Classroom: FOR SEA (K-8)
Linda Hagelin, West Valley College

Marine Science Resources on the World Wide Web (K-12)
Marti Atkinson, UC Santa Cruz and Jory Post, Happy Valley School, Santa Cruz County Office of Education

Sanctuary Science Activities (K-12)
Dorris Welch and Mary Engle, UCSC Long Marine Lab and Liz Love, MBNMS

Research Symposium: Data Visualization

Visualizing Ocean Circulation
Michael McCann, Naval Postgraduate School, MBARI

Realtime Environmental Information Network Analysis System
Alex Pang, UC Santa Cruz and Wendell Nuss, Naval Postgraduate School

Deep Gluttony: Foraging Ecology of Large Whales in Mexico and Monterey Bay
Donald A. Croll, UC Santa Cruz

A Fly-through Model for Visualizing Monterey Bay Spatial Data
Norman M. Maher, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute


Conference Wrap-up and Presentation of
Poster Session Awards

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