SCCWRP Seminars

Seminars hosted at SCCWRP cover a range of topics related to the stewardship of water and the environment, and are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seminars typically begin at 11:00 a.m. on Fridays in SCCWRP's main conference room and last for one hour. 

Driving directions to SCCWRP may be found here

Many seminars are recorded and posted to this webpage. To view a video recording of a past seminar, click on the presentation titles below. For older seminars, click to the left to view archived seminars dating back to 1997. 


View Spring 2015 seminar flier (PDF)

Speaker(s) Title Date
Dr. Joe Carlin
California State University, Fullerton
Modern sedimentation in coastal environments: Integrating the sediment record and sediment processes to understand how coastal systems respond to natural and anthropogenic events Friday, January 9, 2015

Dr. Neil Saintilan

Macquarie University, Australia
Climate change and the management of freshwater and saline wetlands in Australia Friday, February 13, 2015
Dr. Clay Reber
University of California, Berkeley
CellScope: Mobile phone-based, field-portable microscopy Friday, March 13, 2015

*Date change*

Chris Caldow

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Mapping species and habitats

*Date change*

Friday, April 10, 2015
Friday, June 12, 2015

Dr. Mike Denison

University of California, Davis
Translation of toxicological mechanisms into bioassays for chemical detection and site characterization: Dioxin-like chemicals and endocrine disruptors Friday, May 1, 2015

*Late addition*

Dr. Alexis Pasulka

California Institute of Technology
Unraveling complex microbial interactions and exploring their influence on marine ecosystem structure and function Friday, July 17, 2015

FALL 2014

View Fall 2014 seminar flier (PDF)

Speaker(s) Title Date
Dr. Meenakshi Arora
University of Melbourne
Watershed resource management in Australia: Quantity and quality perspectives Friday, August 22, 2014

*Late addition*

Dr. Susan Kidwell

University of Chicago
Using benthic grunge to evaluate biotic change in marine systems: Dead shells do tell tales Tuesday, September 9, 2014
(Note: Will be presented at 2 p.m., not 11 a.m.)
Dr. Bradley Moore
Center for Oceans and Human Health, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Marine bacterial synthesis of polybrominated organic compounds relevant to environmental toxicology Friday, September 12, 2014
Dr. Toby Garfield
Environmental Research Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Integrated ecosystem assessment Friday, October 3, 2014

*Note date change*

Dr. Ellen Hanak

Public Policy Institute of California
Paying for water in California Friday, November 14, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Dr. Robert Miller
University of California, Santa Barbara
Demonstrating an effective marine biodiversity observation network in the Santa Barbara Channel Friday, December 12, 2014

This page was last updated on: 4/30/2015