Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture SeriesTime: 7–8 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. Services available for the deaf or hard of hearing.
For additional lectures, check our upcoming Ocean Author Presentations.
How Does El Niño Affect California?
David Pierce, climate scientist
El Niño is a phenomenon that impacts weather and climate
around the globe. Join climate scientist David Pierce to learn what an El
Niño event is, how it affects the weather and water supply in the greater San
Diego region and California in general, and how scientists use models to
forecast the likelihood of El Niño events.
Earthquake Science at Scripps
Dr. Guy Masters, geophysicist
Join Scripps seismologist Guy Masters, director of the Cecil H.
and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, for an
illuminating look at how Scripps scientists are working to understand and
monitor earthquakes. Learn how scientists model the potential impacts of major
events in Southern California.
Understanding and Protecting our Blue Planet
Dr. Jennifer Smith, marine ecologist
Understanding how humans impact marine ecosystems is crucial to
developing successful conservation strategies to protect the health of our
ocean. Discover how Scripps marine ecologist Jennifer Smith and her team are
conducting research relevant to solving human-induced problems in environments
ranging from coral reefs to the waters off our shores.
Perspectives Lectures: More Than 10 Million Online Views
Perspectives 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.
Support the future of this critical outreach program, seen onsite and online by more than 10 million people—and growing.