Virtual Seminar – A multidisciplinary approach for assessing the vulnerability of species to environmental change – April

 

Seth Newsome, University of New Mexico

Hosted by the Vertebrate Ecology Lab

Presenting: "A multidisciplinary approach for assessing the vulnerability of species to environment change"

MLML Virtual Seminar | April 22th, 2021 at 4pm

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About the speaker:

Seth Newsome is the Associate Director of the University of New Mexico (UNM) Center for Stable Isotopes and an Associate Professor in the UNM Biology Department. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1999, a Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2005 (primary advisor: Paul Koch), and held two postdoctoral positions before arriving at UNM: the first with Marilyn Fogel at the Carnegie Institution for Science and the second with Carlos Martinez del Rio and Dave Williams at the University of Wyoming. Besides science and fixing mass spectrometers, he enjoys mountain biking, rafting, and fly fishing.

 

Virtual Seminar – Interdisciplinary approaches to investigate plankton population dynamics – April 29

 

Darcy Taniguchi, CSU San Marcos

Hosted by the Phycology Lab

Presenting: "Interdisciplinary approaches to investigate plankton population dynamics"

MLML Virtual Seminar | April 29th, 2021 at 4pm

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Talk description coming soon!

 

About the speaker:

Darcy Taniguchi is an Assistant Professor at CSU San Marcos. Her research explores the characterization and response of marine communities and organisms to varying environmental conditions and interactions. Most of her work focuses on understanding planktonic communities. She received her BA in Mathematics and BS in Biology from UC San Diego and received her MS and PhD in Biological Oceanography from UC San Diego. 

 

Virtual Seminar – Geospatial approaches to tropical fish ecology and management – May 6

 

Erik Franklin, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HIMB

Hosted by the Ichthyology Lab

Presenting: "Geospatial approaches to tropical fish ecology and management"

MLML Virtual Seminar | May 6th, 2021 at 4pm

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About the speaker:

Erik C. Franklin is an Associate Research Professor at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology in the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa who leads a group focused on basic and applied ecological and fisheries research in tropical coastal and marine ecosystems to inform the sustainable management of living resources under a changing climate. His research, teaching, and mentorship involves field, lab, and computational methods including open-circuit and rebreather dive surveys, life history studies, population and stock assessments, MPA design and evaluation, and geospatial, statistical, and simulation modeling for native and invasive marine fishes, corals, invertebrates, and cetaceans with projects in Hawai‘i, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Fiji, Indonesia, Palau, and Papua New Guinea. His work has appeared in journals such as Nature Climate Change, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Fisheries Research, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Journal of Fish Biology, and Corals Reefs with a wide dissemination of results to the public through regional, national, and international newspaper articles and radio interviews. His work has been funded by the NSF, NOAA, EPA, USGS, and private foundations. Dr. Franklin is faculty in three graduate programs at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: Marine Biology, Geography and Environment, and Zoology. He also serves as a Member of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee and a Fellow of the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, an M.S. from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and a B.S. from the University of California at San Diego. When not doing the research thing, he is surfing, doing crosswords, or spending time with family. 

 

Virtual Seminar – Our Anthropocene Ocean: understanding and intelligently managing the expanding footprint on human activity in our oceans – May 13

 

Doug McCauley, University of California Santa Barbara

Hosted by the Chemical Oceanography Lab

Presenting: "Our Anthropocene Ocean: understanding and intelligently managing the expanding footprint on human activity in our oceans"

MLML Virtual Seminar | May 13th, 2021 at 4pm

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Talk description coming soon.

 

About the speaker:

Douglas McCauley is an Associate Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara and the Director of the Benioff Ocean Initiative. Prof. McCauley is a Sloan Research Fellow in the Ocean Sciences and member of World Economic Forum’s Friends of Ocean Action.

Prof. McCauley has degrees in political science and biology from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD in Biology from Stanford. He conducted postdoctoral research at Stanford, Princeton, and UC Berkeley. 

Prof. McCauley’s research centers upon using advances in marine science, ocean data, and marine technology to promote ocean health. Incorporating new forms of tech into ocean science is an especially important part of the DNA of research in McCauley’s laboratory. 

Research from the McCauley Lab has been published in leading research journals such as Science, Nature, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA and has been featured in the New York Times, BBC, Time, US National Public Radio, and at the World Economic Forum.