Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Lecture Showcases Scientists of the Future
Three outstanding Scripps Oceanography students to describe their research
Scripps Institution of Oceanography / University of California, San DiegoMonday, Feb. 11
Future Stewards of Our Planet
Scripps Oceanography Fellowship Students
The world is changing dramatically and students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will help society make sense of crucial and complex environmental concerns in the future. Learn about the challenging research work of three outstanding Scripps Oceanography fellowship students during the Feb. 11 presentation of the Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
The students will explore topics as diverse as climate science, coral forensics and Native American aquaculture, giving brief presentations on their research discoveries and sharing visions for the future of their research. The Scripps students are Guillaume Mauger, Jessica Carilli and Damien Cie.
The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series provides concise, comprehensive presentations of research conducted worldwide by Scripps Oceanography scientists. Scripps scientists are world-renowned, exploring Earth's mysteries in hundreds of projects and on every continent. Join us to learn about the science at Scripps and travel the world with its researchers.
Reservations are required. Please call 858-534-5771. The lecture is intended for a lay audience. Birch Aquarium admission and parking are included. Light refreshments will be served.
Past lectures air on UCSD-TV and broadcast to more than 16 million viewers via satellite and cable television. For more information, visit: http://ucsd.tv/oceanscience
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at University of California, San Diego, is one of the oldest, largest and most important centers for global science research and education in the world. The National Research Council has ranked Scripps first in faculty quality among oceanography programs nationwide Now in its second century of discovery, the scientific scope of the institution has grown to include biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical and atmospheric studies of the earth as a system. Hundreds of research programs covering a wide range of scientific areas are under way today in 65 countries. The institution has a staff of about 1,300, and annual expenditures of approximately $155 million from federal, state and private sources. Scripps operates one of the largest U.S. academic fleets with four oceanographic research ships and one research platform for worldwide exploration.
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