Fall Seminar Series

The public is invited to join us during the semester for our Wednesday seminars at 3:30 p.m. In person seminars are held at the Bay Conference Center (BCC). See zoom registration links below for each seminar. Graduate student talks are by invitation or internal only.

Seminar Schedule Fall 2023
Date Speaker and Seminar Title

Aug 23

Gwen Santos, Director of Ecology & Regulatory Resource Environmental Solutions

Restoration Elements of the Klamath River Renewal Project

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Abstract and bio

Aug 30

EOS Center Town Hall

Sept 6

Tricia Goulding, Postdoctoral Researcher, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Diversification from the deep sea to shallow reefs: using museum collections to resolve the evolutionary relationships of wentletraps

Abstract and bio

Sept 13

Julie Gonzalez, Research Scientist, University of California, Davis

Evaluating Assessment Strategies and Effects of Sea-level Rise and Biological Invasions in Tidal Marshes

Abstract and bio 

Sept 20

Grant Ballard, Point Blue Conservation Science

Disparate dispersal behavior of fledgling Adelie penguins from two colonies on Ross Island

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abstract and bio 

Sept 27

Zhenghui He, Professor of Biology, SF State

Bromoform synthesis in the Red Seaweed Asparagopsis taxiforms

abstract and bio

Oct 4

Research in Progress

Oct 11

Erin Bray, Assistant Professor, School of the Environment, SF State

How river rocks round and fine alongstream due to fluvial abrasion

abstract and bio

Oct 18

Michele Repetto, Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Biotic interactions among nearshore marine species under global change

abstract and bio

Oct 25

Jory Lerback, Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Labs

Paths to climate resilience through groundwater chemistry and environmental justice

Nov 1

Laurel Larsen, Associate Professor/Delta Lead Scientist, UC Berkeley/Delta Stewardship Council

"Hydrological intelligence" in streamflow forecasting: finding a happy medium between data-driven and physically based approaches

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Nov 8

Keith Bouma-Gregson, Research Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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Nov 15

No seminar

Many in our community will attend the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation conference

Nov 29

Research in Progress

Dec 6

Dirk Rosen, President and Founder of Marine Applied Research & Exploration

Deploying ROVs to assess deepwater fisheries, corals and MPAs

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Dec 13

IMES Internships Talks