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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Evening Lecture Series: Earth’s Magnetic Field
Above: Image of a presenter at a "Perspectives on Ocean Science" lecture.
Birch Aquarium announces their fall Evening Lecture Series at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Dates: Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Cost: Public- $8. Students/Educators- $5
Explore Earth’s mysteries through the Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series, presented monthly at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. From the cosmos to the ocean abyss, join Scripps researchers on their paths to discovery in this acclaimed series.
Monday, November 8, 2010 lecture: "Earth’s Magnetic Field: From Satellites to Reversals"
How is Earth’s magnetic field important in making our planet habitable? Where does it come from, and how quickly does it change? Join Scripps geophysicist Cathy Constable, Scripps research deputy director, as she delves into these and other questions about one of Earth’s most dynamic features – the magnetosphere. Learn how research at Scripps is contributing to our ever-growing understanding of Earth’s magnetism.
Perspectives lectures are intended for a lay audience. Birch Aquarium admission and parking are included. Light refreshments are available.
Location: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, California 92037 Google Map
Past lectures air on UCSD-TV and are broadcast to more than 16 million viewers via satellite and cable television. Archived lectures also can be found online. For more information, visit: ucsd.tv/oceanscience.