Fall 2019 Seminar Series


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Fall 2019 Seminars
Wednesdays, 3:30 at the Bay Conference Center

Aug 28

Marisol García-Reyes, Scientist, Farallon Institute
Coastal Upwelling and Climate in the California Current 

Sept 4

Lara Cushing, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University 
Toxic Tides: Environmental Justice Implications of Sea Level Rise in California 

Sept 11

Linsey Haram, Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Life adrift: coastal species transport on ocean plastics

Sept 18

 San Francisco State University, Estuary & Ocean Science Center Graduate Students

Sept 25

Mike Vasey, Director San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Sears Point Tidal Marsh Restoration: Dissecting Rapid Ecological Change Through Multiple Lenses 

Oct 2

Tyrone Hayes, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
In The Park After Dark: Chemicals Know No Boundaries

Oct 9

Michael Jacox, Research Oceanographer, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Monitoring and Predicting the California Current System with Global and Regional Models

Oct 16

Symposium on “Connections between the San Francisco Bay and Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary”
co-hosted with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
1:30 to 5 p.m.

Oct 23

Sean Jungbluth, Data Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Hunting for life in sub-seafloor volcanoes and the explosive growth of microbiology as a data science 

Oct 30


Nov 6

Michelle Tigchelaar, Early Career Fellow, Stanford University
Land-Sea Food Linkages Increase Climate Vulnerability

Nov 13

Judith Drexler, Wetland Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center 

Blue carbon storage in restored, invaded, and historic marshes

Nov 20

 San Francisco State University, Estuary & Ocean Science Center Graduate Students


Jo Marie Acebes, Senior Museum Researcher, Zoology Division at the National Museum of the Philippines

Of bancas and coconuts: conducting cetacean research in the Philippines

Student talks start at 2:00 p.m. Our invited speaker (rescheduled from 10/30) will speak at 3:30.

Nov 27

Thanksgiving Break - no seminar

Dec 4

Phillip Levin, Lead Scientist & Professor-of-Practice
The Nature Conservancy & University of Washington

Perception and conflict in conservation: the Rashomon Effect
11 A.M. Science Talk

Precisely unsustainable: when is sustainability in the eye of the beholder?
6 P.M. Reception | 7 P.M. Public Talk



Download the schedule HERE.