This week WHOI Engineer Amy Kukulya will discuss using autonomous underwater vehicles to learn about sharks and turtles.
This week WHOI Biologist Don Anderson will discuss harmful algal blooms and our shellfish supply.
This week WHOI Biologist Tim Shank will discuss Deep Sea Canyons off of Our Coast.
The Falmouth Museums on the Green presents: Kate Moore, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
“Time and Tide: An Anthropology of the Ocean” by Dr. Jeff Wescott, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Sea Education Association.
The WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center is now open for the season.
Susan Brawley, University of Maine, title of lecture TDB
“Climate Impacts in the Circumpolar Region: An Archaeological Perspective on the Present” – William Fitzhugh, Director, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution and Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College
“Defining the Diva: From Maria Callas to Adele” – F. Paul Driscoll, editor-in-chief, Opera News
A series of lectures, performances, and presentations brought to you by the MBL Associates.
Lillie Auditorium, 7:30 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.
View recordings of some of our recent Forums: http://videocenter.mbl.edu/videos/channel/9/
An optional buffet dinner precedes each lecture at 6:00 pm at the MBL’s Swope Center. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance at the MBL Communications Office, 127 Water Street, Woods Hole, or at Eight Cousins Bookstore, Main Street, Falmouth. Dinner tickets are available until they sell out or until 5 PM on the Tuesday prior to the event. For more information, contact the MBL Communications Office at (508) 289-7423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Fresnel’s Brilliant Idea: Triumph and Contention in the History of Lighthouse Optics”
Theresa Levitt, Associate Professor of History, University of Mississippi
“Hearing King David: Listening for Lost Voices in Historical Fiction”
Geraldine Brooks, author of five historical novels, 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Kenneth R. Miller, Professor of Biology, Brown University
F. Paul Driscoll, editor of Opera News
“The role of Ethiopian orthodox church forests in preserving stream ecosystem function in an agricultural landscape” – Denise Bruesewitz, Colby College
“Reassessing nutrient limitation and microbial community dynamics in acidic eastern hardwood forests” – Kurt Smemo, Skidmore College
“Exploring the bowhead whale feeding hotspot near Barrow, AK” – Carin Asjian, WHOI
Hosted by SEA (Sea Education Association). This lecture addresses the global problem of plastics pollution in the ocean and the possible solutions.
Jim Metzner, Pulse of the Planet and NPR, “Journeys in Sound”
From Fez in Morocco to Austrailia, this lecture will take you on an adventure.
This lecture is produced by Semester in Environmental Science Program and MBL.