Seminars Archive

Many seminars at SCCWRP are video-recorded and posted to this page. To view a video recording of a past seminar, click on the presentation titles below. Recorded seminars date back to 2008. To view SCCWRP’s current seminar series, go to the Seminars at SCCWRP page.


Michael Borst
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Monitoring Stormwater Control MeasuresFriday, June 17, 2022
Dr. Robert G. Traver
Villanova Center For Resilient Water Systems
Green Stormwater Infrastructure – Connecting Research to Practice – Lessons Learned from Long Term MonitoringFriday, September 17, 2021
Dr. Heiko Schoenfuss
St. Cloud State University
Assessing the load reduction of endocrine active compounds after disinfection upgrades at two 250 MGD treatment plantsFriday, March 13, 2020
Dr. Julia Lowndes
University of California, Santa Barbara

R and teamwork for better science in less time
Friday, February 7, 2020
Dr. Hefa Cheng
Peking University

Dr. Yuanan Hu
China University of Geosciences
Agricultural practices in China

  • Environmental pollution and public health risk from the use of phenylarsonic feed additives in swine and chicken farming

  • Identification and apportionment of the sources of heavy metals in agricultural soils using qualitative and quantitative statistical methods

Friday, January 24, 2020
Dr. Jason Thompson
Innovation in the Ocean: A New Funder's PerspectiveFriday, December 6, 2019
Rowan Schmidt
Earth Economics
Earth Economics; Economic Analysis, Funding Mechanisms, and Policy for Nature-based SolutionsFriday, November 1, 2019
Dr. Trent Biggs
San Diego State University
Watershed Science at San Diego State UniversityFriday, October 4, 2019
Dr. William Arnold
University of Minnesota
Stuck in the Muck: Our Household Chemical Footprint Revealed in Sediment CoresFriday, September 27, 2019
Dr. Christina Frieder
University of California, Irvine
Aquaculture in the era of climate change: Utilizing biological modeling and physiological studies to benefit industry, climate and the urban oceanFriday, June 14, 2019
Dr. Mark Merrifield
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Building interdisciplinary partnerships to advance climate change science and test adaptation solutionsFriday, May 3, 2019
Dr. Karen Gehrts
California Department of Water Resources
The interagency ecological program: A long term approach to collaborative applied science in the Sacramento-San Joaquin DeltaFriday, March 29, 2019
Garfield Kwan
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Ionocytes: A bioindicator of environmental stress?Friday, March 1, 2019
Dr. Alan Heyvaert
Desert Research Institute
Research and monitoring for environmental management at Lake TahoeFriday, February 8, 2019
Robert Hemphill
Sunshine Soldiers
The great energy transformationFriday, January 11, 2019
Bryan Costa
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Partnership opportunities between SCCWRP and NOAA NCCOS: Past, present and futureFriday, November 30, 2018
Dr. Timu Gallien
University of California, Los Angeles
Coastal flood prediction: An intriguing story of beaches, backshores and bathtubsFriday, November 2, 2018
Dr. James Hagy
Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Advancing practical science supporting coastal managementFriday, October 12, 2018
Dr. Andrew Thompson
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The CalCOFI Program: Monitoring and management of the marine ecosystem since 1949Friday, September 28, 2018
Dr. Charles Wong
University of Winnipeg
Occurrence, fate, and ramifications of polar chemicals of emerging concern in the aquatic environment: Looking for drugs (and pesticides, and degradates) in all the wrong placesFriday, August 31, 2018
Dr. Chelsea Rochman
Center for Watershed Sciences, University of Toronto
Effects of microplastics in freshwater and marine ecosystemsMonday, May 14, 2018
Dr. Erika Holland
California State University, Long Beach
Developing toxicology-based tools to assess pollutant risksFriday, April 6, 2018
Dr. Tina Treude
University of California, Los Angeles
When the ocean holds its breath: Biogeochemical processes in oxygen minimum zones Friday, February 2, 2018
Dr. Jay Lund
Center for Watershed Sciences, University of California, Davis
Modernizing the technical basis for water management in California"Friday, January 12, 2018
Jason Giffen, Eileen Maher, Paula Sylvia and Karen Holman
Port of San Diego
Jennifer Mattox and Maren Farnum
California State Lands Commission
Strategic planning inside and outside of San Diego Bay: A focus on partnerships and projectsFriday, December 8, 2017
Dr. Edward Kolodziej
University of Washington 
Analysis of urban water quality with high resolution mass spectrometryFriday, November 3, 2017
Jonathan Parfey
Climate Resolve
Climate Adaptation in California: Collaboratives, State Policy, FundingFriday, October 13, 2017
Daniel Siegel and Dr. Hua Wei
Cassandra Pallai
Chesapeake Conservancy
High resolution land cover and AI modeling Friday, September 22, 2017
Dr. Andy Allen
J. Craig Venter Institute
Influence of Nutrients and Temperature on the Distribution and Diversity Pelagic Microbes in the Southern California Current Ecosystem Friday, May 5, 2017
Dr. Daniele Bianchi
University of California, Los Angeles
Impacts of technological progress and climate change on the long-term trajectory of the global fishery
Friday, April 14, 2017
Dr. John Stark
Washington State University Stormwater Research Center
Toxicity of urban stormwater to aquatic life and what we can do about it
Friday, March 10, 2017
Dr. Clarissa Anderson
Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System
Ecosystem science in the SCCOOS domain
Friday, February 10, 2017
Dr. Jonathan Warrick 
U.S. Geological Survey
Coastal changes resulting from dam removal – Elwha River, Washington
Friday, January 13, 2017
Andy Salveson
Carollo Engineers 
Advanced analytical monitoring for direct potable reuse systemsFriday, November 18, 2016
Dr. Jason Conder
Geosyntec Consultants
Expanding passive sampling technology to the commercial environmental community: Examples, lessons learned, and the path forward Friday, October 7, 2016
Dr. Ted Grantham 
University of California, Berkeley
The good, the bad, and the dirty: Models for assessing hydrologic change in the nation's rivers
Friday, September 16, 2016
Greg Murphy 
The Maritime Alliance
The Maritime Alliance: Communicating the value of the blue economy and creating a national blue voice
Friday, June 10, 2016
Dr. Andrew B. Gray 
University of California, Riverside
 Non-stationary suspended sediment dynamics: Water quality implications, monitoring and impact assessment challenges Friday, May 13, 2016
Allison Kupsco
University of California, Riverside
Using adverse outcome pathways to evaluate the impacts of hypersaline water on selenium embyrotoxicity to fish  Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Sara Shen
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Effects of ocean acidification on fish eggs and larvae in laboratory and natural experiments Friday, March 11, 2016
Dr. Ashley Parks
EPA Office of Research and Development
Fate and effects of engineered nanomaterials in the marine environment
Friday, February 5, 2016
Dr. Grace Chang
Integral Consulting Inc.
High-resolution biogeochemical monitoring using optical technology
Friday, January 15, 2016
Dr. David Volz
University of California, Riverside
High-content screening of chemical toxicity in zebrafish embryos Friday, December 11, 2015
Dr. Andrew Mehring
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
The ecology of natural stormwater treatment systems Friday, November 13, 2015
Dr. Trent Biggs
San Diego State University Watershed Science Institute
Watershed processes in urban environments: Case studies from Southern California and the U.S.-Mexico border region
Friday, October 16, 2015
Dr. Adam Martiny
University of California, Irvine
Observing and understanding Southern California coastal ocean changes
Friday, September 25, 2015
Dr. Alexis Pasulka
California Institute of Technology
Unraveling complex microbial interactions and exploring their influence on marine ecosystem structure and functionFriday, July 17, 2015
Chris Caldow
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Mapping species and habitats 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 disruptorsFriday, May 1, 2015
Dr. Clay Reber
University of California, Berkeley
CellScope: Mobile phone-based, field-portable microscopyFriday, March 13, 2015
Dr. Neil Saintilan
Macquarie University, Australia
Climate change and the management of freshwater and saline wetlands in AustraliaFriday, February 13, 2015
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 eventsFriday, January 9, 2015
Dr. Robert Miller
University of California, Santa Barbara
Demonstrating an effective marine biodiversity observation network in the Santa Barbara ChannelDecember 12, 2014
Dr. Ellen Hanak
Public Policy Institute of California
Paying for water in CaliforniaNovember 21, 2014
Dr. Toby Garfield
Environmental Research Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Integrated ecosystem assessmentOctober 3, 2014
Dr. Bradley Moore
Center for Oceans and Human Health, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Marine bacterial synthesis of polybrominated organic compounds relevant to environmental toxicologySeptember 12, 2014
Dr. Susan Kidwell
University of Chicago
Using benthic grunge to evaluate biotic change in marine systems: Dead shells do tell talesSeptember 9, 2014
Dr. Meenakshi Arora
University of Melbourne
Watershed resource management in Australia: Quantity and quality perspectivesAugust 22, 2014
Dr. Sophie Parker & Lily Verdone
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy: Organizational overview & outline of engagements in the south coastJune 13, 2014
Dr. Lisa Levin
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Hypoxia, hypercapnia, and other influences on oxygen minimum zone benthosMay 2, 2014
Dr. Dave Smith
WateReuse California
Status and future of water recycling in CaliforniaApril 11, 2014
Michael Drennan
Black and Veatch Corporation
Dr. Huub Cox
City of Los Angeles Watershed Protection Division
Watershed management planning under the new MS4 permitFebruary 14, 2014
Dr. Sergey Nuzhdin
University of Southern California
Geographical genomics in mosquitos and legumes

(No video available)

December 13, 2013

Dr. Rosalee Hellberg
Chapman University
Climate change effects on seafood safety June 14, 2013
Dr. Marc Verhougstraete
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Microbial responses to land, environment, and hydrologic factors May 31, 2013
Dr. Kristen Davis
University of California Irvine
PNWTOX - A biophysical model of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Pacific Northwest May 10, 2013
Dr. Carrie Kappel
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Incorporating ecosystem tipping points into marine management

March 15, 2013

Dr. Denny Takahashi-Kelso and Dr. George Leonard
Ocean Conservancy
What we put in and what we take out of the ocean: Current and emerging issues in marine conservation

February 8, 2013

Dr. Ben Houlton
University of California Davis
California's nitrogen cycle: Potential couplings between land and the sea

January 18, 2013

Dr. Andrew Whitehead
University of California, Davis
Using Genomics to Diagnose Impacts of Environmental Pollutants at Physiological and Evolutionary Timescales

December 14, 2012

Dr. Eric Hoek
University of California, Los Angeles

Insights from Colloidal Science on Nanoparticle Stability, Transport, Bioavailability, and Toxicity in Aquatic Environments

November 2, 2012

Dr. Megan Rippy
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Physical and Biological Dynamics of Surfzone Bacterial Pollution: Sources, Transport and Survivorship Mechanisms

October 5, 2012

Dr. Rebecca Lewison
San Diego State University
Seabirds as Indicators of Ecosystem ProcessesSeptember 14, 2012
Dr. Christine Whitcraft
California State University, Long Beach

Challenges and successes in wetland restoration

May 11, 2012

Charlie Frye

Paving the way to online hydrological GIS

April 13, 2012

Brian Huberty
United States Fish & Wildlife Service

Wetland mapping using aerial optical images, lidar, radar, object orientated classification, random forests – whatever else we can get our hands on!

March 16, 2012

Dr. Bill Cooper
University of California, Irvine
Recent advances in the environmental photochemical fate of pharmaceuticals in natural waters February 10, 2012
Dr. Joe Griffitt
University of Southern Mississippi
Toxicogenomic effects of nanoparticulate silver on small fish: Using molecular tools to investigate an emerging issue in aquatic toxicology January 20, 2012
Dr. Jason Keller
Chapman University
Factors affecting methane production efficiency in wetlands December 9, 2011
Dr. Ashley Booth
University of California, Los Angeles

Natural intrusions of hypoxic, low pH water into nearshore marine environments on the California coast

November 4, 2011

Dr. Terri Hogue and
Dr. Stephanie Pincetl
University of California, Los Angeles

Investigation of water consumption patterns and influencing factors in the City of Los Angeles

October 14, 2011

Dr. Fiorenza Micheli
Stanford University
The kelp forest observatory of Hopkins Marine Station: Monitoring biophysical interactions in a near-shore kelp ecosystem

October 7, 2011

Jenny Lane
University of California, Santa Cruz
Anthropogenic Nutrient Loading and Water Quality May 6, 2011
Brad Warren
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

Death by Dissolution: Where Ocean Acidification Meets Local Water Quality

April 8, 2011

Matthew Armsby
Center for Ocean Solutions

Building Data Infrastructure for Marine Spatial Planning

March 11, 2011

Karen Worcester
Central Coast Regional Water Quality Board

Central Coastal Ambient Monitoring Program Data Tools and Management

February 4, 2011

Dr. Dirk Rosen
Marine Applied Research & Exploration

Remotely Operated Vehicles: Deepwater Applications and Types of Data Gathering Tasks They can Accomplish

December 10, 2010

Dr. Michael Rhodes
Life Technologies, Inc.

Opportunities for Use of Next Generation Sequencing in Environmental Applications

November 12, 2010

Dr. Pamela Padgett
United States Forest Service

Dry Deposition of Nitrogenous Air Pollutants and Ecosystem Responses

October 8, 2010

Dr. Lars Tomanek
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Proteomics as a Tool for Assessing Biological Effects of Environmental Stress and Pollution September 24, 2010
Dr. Chris Vulpe
University of California, Berkeley

Ecotoxicogenomics Approaches to Environmental Monitoring

June 4, 2010

Dr. Chris Lowe
California State University, Long Beach

Historic Fishery Interactions with Juvenile White Sharks in Southern California: Banning of Nearshore Gillnets haven't Eliminated the Threats

May 14, 2010

Dr. Craig Jones
Sea Engineering, Inc.

Sediment Transport Investigations at Contaminated Sediment Sites

April 9, 2010

Dr. Lee Ferguson
Duke University

Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment: Environmental Behavior and Risk to Aquatic Life

March 29, 2010

Dr. Glen MacDonald
UCLA Institute of the Environment

Climate Warming and Perfect Drought in Southern California

March 5, 2010

Dr. Kevin Chipman
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Application of Transcriptomics to Assessment of Pollutant Impact in the European Flounder

February 19, 2010

Dr. Dirk Steinke
Canadian Center for DNA Barcoding
Dr. Bernard Sweeney
Stroud Center for Water Research
Dr. Erik Pilgrim
USEPA Office of Research and Development Molecular Ecology Branch

DNA Barcoding: Progress, Prospects, and Challenges

February 17, 2010

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Ashmita Sengupta
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Ranking Reactive Transport Models: A Case for Parsimony

January 29, 2010

Dr. Janet Barco
UCLA Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Water Resources under Stress: Climate Variability, Land Use Change, and Atmospheric Deposition

January 22, 2010

David Gillett
College of William and Mary
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
How does Habitat Degradation Affect Shallow Water Estuarine Food Webs? Changes in Benthic Productivity and the Consequences for Other Trophic Levels

December 4, 2009

Dr. Peter W. Swarzenski
United States Geological Survey
Examining Coastal Groundwater Exchange using Geochemical Tracers, Seepage Meters, and Electrical Resistivity

November 6, 2009

Dr. Bill O’Reilly and
Dr. Eric Terrill
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Use of Ocean Observing Systems for Making Beach Water Quality Assessments: Two Case Studies

October 9, 2009

Dr. Phil Roberts
Georgia Institute of Technology

Bacterial Transport and Sanitation in Coastal Areas

September 18, 2009

Dr. John Helly
University of California, San Diego, Supercomputer Center and Scripps Institute of Oceanography

The California Coastal Atlas and the International Coastal Atlas Network: An Emerging Information Resource for Coastal Management

May 8, 2009

Dr. Susan Klosterhaus
San Francisco Estuary Institute

Emerging Problems? Identifying Contaminants of Concern in the San Francisco Bay

April 3, 2009

Dr.Tom Stewart
Mercury Biosciences

Monoclonal Antibodies: A Cheaper, Faster Approach to Environmental Monitoring

February 13, 2009

Dr. Perihan Kurt-Karakus
Center for Atmospheric Research Experiments, Environment Canada

Chiral Current-use Herbicides in Great Lakes and Ontario Surface Waters

January 9, 2009

Margaret Caldwell
Stanford University
Center for Ocean Solutions December 5, 2008
Michael Fry
American Bird Conservancy
Getting the Birds to Collect Data on Environmental Contaminants November 14, 2008
Sergio Sañudo-Wilhelmy
University of Southern California
Trace Metal and B-vitamin Biogeochemistry: from Climate Change to Harmful Algal Blooms October 17, 2008
Michael Weber
Resources Law Group
The California Coastal and Marine Initiative: The Next Five Years September 5, 2008
Dr. Robert Roseen
The University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center
Low Impact Development Technologies for Stormwater Management June 6, 2008
Dr.Cheri Recchia
California Ocean Science Trust
Monitoring Marine Protected Areas Under California's Marine Life Protection Act May 2, 2008
Dr. William Cooper
University of California, Irvine
Advances in the Free Radical Chemistry of Emerging Contaminants of Concern March 28, 2008
Dr. Giancarlo Cicchetti
USEPA Atlantic Ecology Division
Sediment Profile Imaging as a Tool to Assist Coastal Management March 7, 2008
Dr. Chris Scholin
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Applications of the Environmental Sample Processor: Remote Detection of Marine Bacteria, Harmful Algae, Domoic Acid and Invertebrates in Monterey Bay February 8, 2008
Dr. Adina Paytan
University of California, Santa Cruz
Aerosol Impacts on Marine Phytoplankton January 18, 2008
Dr. Susan Norton
US Environmental Protection Agency
Applied Eco-epidemiology: Analyzing the Causes of Biological Impairment in Streams Using the USEPA's Causal Analysis/Diagnosis Decision Information System (CADDIS)December 7, 2007
Dr. Kelly Goodwin
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Developing Molecular Tools and Technologies for Monitoring Coastal Water QualityNovember 9, 2007
Dr. Vincent Resh
University of California, Berkeley
The Dammed Mekong: Evaluating the Effects of the World's Tallest Dam on Downstream CountriesOctober 19, 2007
Adina Abeles
Stanford University
Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea (COMPASS): Striving to Infuse Marine Science into the Policy ProcessSeptember 7, 2007
Al Wanger
California Coastal Commission
Nonpoint Source Programs at the California Coastal CommissionJune 1, 2007
Dr. Kirsten Gilardi
University of California, Davis
Marine Mammal Health Investigations at the UC Davis Wildlife Health CenterMay 4, 2007
Jessica Reiner
State University of New York, Albany
The Polycyclic Musks: Sources, Pathways, and Environmental OccurrenceApril 3, 2007
Dr. Richard B. Thompson
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Measuring Oceanic Free Zinc and Copper with a Fluorescence-based BiosensorDecember 1, 2006
Mark Rentz
California Department of Pesticide Regulation
DPR and the Role of Science: Addressing California's Demographic and Pest Management Challenges in the 21st CenturyNovember 10, 2006
Ty Carlisle
Shifting Baselines
What is Pristine?October 6, 2006
Dr. Paul Bissett
Florida Environmental Research Institute
The Development of Airborne Optical Remote Sensing for Coastal Ocean ObservatoriesSeptember 15, 2006
Dr. Robert Sheath
California State University, San Marcos
California Stream Algae: Our Current State of Knowledge and Plans for Use in Water Quality AnalysisJune 2, 2006
Dr. Ray Wilson
California State University, Long Beach
A Genetic Perspective on the Spread of Invasive Estuarine Fishes--Another Form of Anthropogenic Pollution?May 5, 2006
Dr. Lester J. McKee
San Francisco Estuary Institute
Sources Pathways and Loadings of Sediments and Trace Contaminants in the Bay Area: Regional, Watershed, and Storm-sewershed ScalesApril 7, 2006
Dr. Maddalena Bearzi
Ocean Conservation Society
Marine Mammals of Santa Monica Bay, CaliforniaMarch 3, 2006
Nancy Miller
California State Water Resources Control Board
California Integrated Water Quality System (CIWQS)February 3, 2006
Dr. Kevin Armbrust
Office of the State Chemist - Mississippi
Occurrence, Environmental Fate and Exposure Assessment of Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors in Aquatic EnvironmentsJanuary 13, 2006
Krista Sloniowski and Cori Farrar
US Army Corps of Engineers
Methods for Connecting Watershed Related Activities for a More Efficient System-wide Approach to Watershed ManagementDecember 2, 2005
Dr. Jack Q. Word
Weston Solutions
Refinement of TIE Identification and Interpretation Procedures for a Specific Class of PharmaceuticalsNovember 11, 2005
Dr. Jennifer Jay
University of California, Los Angeles
Sediments as a Reservoir for Fecal Indicator Bacteria at Santa Monica Bay BeachesOctober 14, 2005
Dr. Jerry Diamond
Tetratech, Inc.
Tiered Aquatic Life Uses: The Concept and How It May Apply to Southern California StreamsSeptember 16, 2005
Dr. Wendy Rose
University of California, Davis
Using an Integrated Approach to Evaluate Apoptosis as a Biomarker Response in Estuarine FishesMay 6, 2005
Dr. Jonathan Warrick
US Geological Survey
River Plumes in the Santa Barbara Channel: Dispersal of Mud, Nutrients and Other StuffApril 8, 2005
Dr. Chuck Trees
University of California, San Diego
Monitoring Water Transparency of San Pedro and San Diego Bays using Aircraft Hyperspectral Remote Sensing DataMarch 4, 2005
Dr. Marc J-F Suter
Chemistry Department, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, Switzerland
Where Have All the Fish Gone? Causes for Declining Fish Catches in Swiss RiversFebruary 28, 2005
Dr. Donald J. Reish
California State University, Long Beach
Los Angeles - Long Beach Harbors: Where It All Began in the USAFebruary 11, 2005
Dr. Stefan Wuertz
University of California, Davis
Hollow-fibre Ultrafiltration and rReal-time PCR for the Quantitative Detection of Chiral Pathogens in Natural WatersJanuary 14, 2005
Dr. Mi-Hyun Park
University of California, Los Angeles
Land Use Identification with Bayesian NetworksDecember 3, 2004
Casey Moore
WET Labs, Inc.
Recent Developments in Sensor TechnologyNovember 12, 2004
Dr. D. Bart Chadwick, Mr. Gunther Rosen and Dr. Ignacio Rivera-Duarte
Fates and Effects of Copper in San Diego BayOctober 29, 2004
Dr. David Turbow
Touro University International
Evaluation of Recreational Health Risk in Coastal Waters Based on Enterococcus Densities and Bathing PatternsOctober 8, 2004
Dr. Chris Lowe
California State University, Long Beach
Understanding the Movement Patterns of California Nearshore Gamefishes and Its Application for ManagementMay 7, 2004
Dr. Brian Palenik
University of California, San Diego
Picophytoplankton in Southern California Coastal WatersApril 2, 2004
Dr. Karen Stocks
University of California, San Diego, Supercomputer Center
Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS)March 12, 2004
Dr. Grady S. Hanrahan
California State University, Los Angeles
Solutions from the Field: an Environmental Analytical ApproachFebruary 6, 2004
Dr. Joseph Furnish
Regional Aquatic Ecologist, USDA- Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Regional Office, Vallejo, CA
Development of the Forest Service Pacific Southwest Regional Bioassessment Program: Results from Models Based on Multimetric Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) and Multivariate RIVPACS MethodsJanuary 16, 2004
Dr. Kevin Kelly
California State University, Long Beach
Stress, growth, and endocrine disruption in marine fishesNovember 7, 2003
Pat Haddon
Water Environment Research Foundation
Watershed research at WERFOctober 10, 2003
Dr. Dave Caron
University of Southern California
New technologies for assessing harmful algal bloomsSeptember 5, 2003
Deborah Johnston
California Department of Fish & Game
Power Plants + PM10 = Cooling TowersJune 6, 2003
Ronald M. Thom Ph.D.
Marine Resources Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Nearshore and estuarine ecosystem restoration: Lessons from the Pacific NorthwestMay 2, 2003
Lou Zeidberg
University of California, Los Angeles
Early life history of the California Market Squid, Loligo opalescensApril 4, 2003
Stephen V. Smith Ph.D.
Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada (CICESE)
Global distribution of nutrient runoff to the oceanMarch 14, 2003
Risa Cohen
University of California, Los Angeles
Physiological responses of a bloom-forming macroalga to conditions associated with eutrophication: implications for use as a bioindicator of freshwater and nutrient influx to estuarine areasFebruary 7, 2003
Geoff Siemering
San Francisco Estuary Institute
Aquatic pesticide monitoring in California: Overview, plans, and challengesJanuary 10, 2003
Fred Schauffler, Ph.D.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Evaluating the impacts of cap construction - results from EPA's pilot in-situ capping project on the Palos Verdes ShelfDecember 6, 2002
Barry Hibbs, Ph.D.
Dept. of Geological Sciences California State University, Los Angeles
Sources of selenium in San Diego Creek Watershed, Orange County, CaliforniaNovember 8, 2002
Lihini Alluwihare, Ph.D.
Scripps Institute of Oceanography
The impact of organic nutrients on phytoplankton species composition in coastal watersOctober 4, 2002
Karleen A. Boyle, Ph.D.
Dept. of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution University of California, Los Angeles
Evaluating the impacts of heavy metal and nitrogen deposition resulting from aircraft overflights of coastal wetlands - combining field monitoring and laboratory microcosm approachesSeptember 6, 2002
John Ugoretz
California Fish and Game
Update on Marine Life Protection ActMay 3, 2002
Dr. Marylynn Yates
University of California, Riverside
Assessment of risk associated with body-contact RecreationApril 5, 2002
Dr. Jan Svejovsky and Dr. Larry Dysher
Ocean Imaging
Remote sensing of the coastal zone: Applications of aerial and satellite imaging for resource monitoring and mappingMarch 1, 2002
Dr. Michael Baker
University of California, San Diego
Adrenal and sex steroid evolution: environmental implicationsFebruary 1, 2002
Doris Vidal
University of California, Berkeley
Mercury tolerance in aquatic oligochaetes: The case of Sparganophilus pearseiDecember 7, 2001
Dr. Antonia Wijte
California State University, Long Beach
Optimizing the timing of Arundo donax controlNovember 2, 2001
Dr. Carlos Robles
California State University, Los Angeles
Coastal research projects of the CEA-CREST programOctober 12, 2001
Nancy Wright
California Fish and Game
Marine mapping user group: A collaborative effort to map the nearshore coastal regionSeptember 14, 2001
Dr. Don Duke
University of California, Los Angeles
Industrial storm runoff and the pollution prevention paradigmJuly 27, 2001
Andy Lipkis
Converting the urban drainage system into a healthy urban watershedJune 1, 2001
Dr. Judith Kildow
University of Southern California
California and the ocean economyMay 11, 2001
Dr. Daniel Schlenk
University of California, Riverside
Exposure assessment of estrogens and beta-blockers in sewage effluent and outfall sites of North AmericaApril 6, 2001
Dr. Mike Horn
California State University, Fullerton
Right or wrong turns? Foraging responses of terns to changes in ocean climate and prey populationsMarch 2, 2001
Dr. Krista Kamer
University of California, Los Angeles/ Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
The effects of nitrogen, salinity, and herbivory on the green alga Enteromorpha intestinalis in a southern California estuaryFebruary 9, 2001
Dr. Martha Sutula
Tulane University
Evaluating the effect of hydrological restoration nutrient transport from the Southern Everglades to Florida BayJanuary 5, 2001
Dr. Richard Wright
Dept. of Geography San Diego State University
Environmental Vulnerability assessment of the Tijuana River watershedNovember 10, 2000
Steve Fleischli
Executive Director Santa Monica Baykeeper
Stopping polluting one at a time: The role of the Santa Monica BaykeeperOctober 6, 2000
Dr. Lisa Levin
Marine Life Research Group Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Oxygen minimum zone influence on macrobenthic community structure and functionSeptember 15, 2000
Dr. Larry Allen
California State University, Northridge
Warships, eelgrass, and fish: The San Diego Bay connection, 1994-1999June 2, 2000
Dr. Eric Reichard
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS ground water studies of the coastal Los Angeles BasinMay 5, 2000
Chad Nelsen
Surfrider Foundation
Surfrider's beachscape: A community-based coastal mapping programApril 7, 2000
Dr. Lee-Lueng Fu
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Oceanography from satellite radar altimetry: Results from the TOPEX/POSEIDON MissionMarch 8, 2000
Walter McLeod
Clean Beaches Council
Blue wave campaign: Sustainable beaches through water qualityJanuary 28, 2000
Steve Aceti, J.D.
California Coastal Coalition
Beach replenishment in southern CaliforniaDecember 3, 1999
Dr. Bob King
EPA Office of Water
EPA's New STORET Data management systemOctober 29, 1999
Dr. John Helly
University of California, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Visualization of Ecological and Environmental DataOctober 1, 1999
Dr. Tom Grieb
Tetra Tech
South San Francisco Bay Copper and Nickel TMDLSeptember 10, 1999
Joan Hartmann
Southern California Wetlands Clearinghouse
Wetlands recovery in southern CaliforniaMay 7, 1999
Naiming Wang
Dynamic modelling of wetland water quality functionsMay 3, 1999
Drew Ackerman
Two case studies: a new flow routing technique for a multi-boundried grid and a water quality study in northern KentuckyApril 23, 1999
Dr. Rick Gersberg
San Diego State University
GIS characterization of metal loading in the Tijuana River watershedMarch 12, 1999
Dr. Jeffrey Frithsen
US Environmental Protection Agency National Center for Environmental Assessment
Integrating data in heterogeneous, distributed environments: The need for a common environmental resource directoryFebruary 5, 1999
Gary Robbins Pat Brennen
Orange County Register
Why Science reporting is so badDecember 4, 1998
Dr. Patrick McLaren
GeoSea Consulting (Canada)
The Use of Sediment Trend Analysis (STA) in Marine and Coastal PlanningNovember 6, 1998
Dr. Tony Michaels
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and iron: processes, patterns and elemental mass balances in the Atlantic Ocean.October 9, 1998
Dr. Warner Chabot
Center for Marine Conservation
Relative role of scientists and citizen groups in water quality monitoring and policySeptember 25, 1998
Dr. Dale Kiefer
University of Southern California
Remote sensing and coastal management of water quality and water useMay 8, 1998
Dr. Sam Luoma
U.S. Geological Survey
Using long-term bioaccumulation studies to understand and monitor exposure of benthos to trace metalsApril 3, 1998
Dr. John Lindsay
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle
The potential application of laser line scan system for benthic habitat assessmentMarch 13, 1998
Dr. John Brock
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Surveying beaches with aircraft LIDARFebruary 13, 1998
Dr. Rachel Noble
University of Southern California Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Fates of viruses in the marine environmentJanuary 9, 1998
Dr. Jack Anderson
Columbia Analytical Services
Potential use of a human cell response (P450-RGS) in environmental monitoring programDecember 5, 1997
Dr. Keith Stolzenbach
University of California, Los Angeles
Integrated modeling of the southern California coastal oceanNovember 7, 1997
Dr. Holly Price
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Marine and watershed quality and monitoring issues for the Monterey Bay National Marine SanctuarySeptember 12, 1997
David Lapota
US Naval Research & Development, San Diego
Biological Assessment of effluents and marine sediments with a rapid toxicity test (QwikLite)August 1, 1997
Dr. Mia Tegner
Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Kelp Forests, ocean climate, and anthropogenic impactsJune 20, 1997
Dr. Steven Murray
California's rocky seashores: Identifying the balance between long-term conservation of living resources and short term pressures for human useJune 6, 1997
Dr. Penny Sue Perkins
Department of Medicine, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Parasitism of Pacific sanddabs by copepod eye parasitesMay 9, 1997
Dr. John Cubit
Ecological fundamentals in natural resources damage assessmentApril 4, 1997
Dennis Kelley
Orange Coast College
Marine mammals in Southern California: Pollution and monitoring possibilitiesMarch 7, 1997
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
Port of Long Beach
Environmental issues associated with the Port of Long BeachFebruary 7, 1997
Dr. Peter Kozelka
UC Santa Cruz
Chemical speciationJanuary 9, 1997