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[Past Event] Beneath the Blue: Mysteries of the Ocean Depths

Course Description:

Despite growth in coastal populations around the world, the undersea environment continues to be a mystery to many. However, imagery collected by a variety of research platforms can rectify this troubling disconnect, especially when married to high-resolution topographic maps of the seafloor. In this talk, marine biologist James Lindholm explains how new techniques are providing data that will unlock these mysteries and help decision-makers manage the marine environment.

 

Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00



Day/Time

Wednesday, Feb. 7 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

Location

Monterey Peninsula College, Lecture Forum 103 (Parking is $3)

Facilitator:

James Lindholm, PhD is the James W. Rote Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy and the director of the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology at CSUMB. Utilizing advanced undersea technologies, including ROVs, AUVs, HOVs and drift camera systems, he has studied the landscape ecology of fishes, the design of spatial management regimes, the ecological effects of fishing, and much more. His first novel, the thriller "Into a Canyon Deep", was published in 2017 and is now available in paperback and on all e-book platforms.