Monday, May 11 Gulf of California's Deep-Sea Secrets
Brad Erisman and Octavio Aburto-Oropeza, Scripps marine biologists From mangroves to deep-sea reefs, Scripps marine biologists Brad Erisman and Octavio Aburto-Oropeza will explore the diversity of marine life in the Gulf of California.
Learn how humans impact these fragile ecosystems and how marine reserves and habitat monitoring provide scientists with critical information needed to protect and restore these amazing ecosystems.
Erisman and Aburto-Oropeza recently returned from scientific expeditions in Mexico that captured unprecedented details about the Gulf of California, including documentations of new species and marine animals never before seen alive.
Explore Earth’s mysteries through the Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series, presented monthly at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
From the cosmos to the ocean abyss, join Scripps researchers on their paths to discovery in this acclaimed series. Perspectives lectures are intended for a lay audience.
Birch Aquarium admission and parking are included. Light refreshments are available. Past lectures air on UCSD-TV and broadcast to more than 16 million viewers via satellite and cable television. Archived lectures also can be found on YouTube.
For more information, visit: http://ucsd.tv/oceanscience Public: $8 Students/Educators: $5