Banse Seminar Series 2019-2020

Jan 8             

The Banse Oceanography Seminar Series is named in honor of Dr. Karl Banse, who was recently named as a AAAS fellow, honored for his continuing work on the ecology of the plankton.  The 2019-2020 quarter-long seminar series was held during Winter Quarter (2020), organized by Dr. Jodi Young.

Upcoming Seminars

Colleen Hoffman, School of Oceanography, UW

The changing paradigm of hydrothermal iron and ligands in hydrothermal plumes

Jan 15           

Anna Boyar and Khadijah Homolka, School of Oceanography, UW

Pairing Academic Research and Allyship in the Face of Climate Change

Jan 22           

Julie Barber, Senior Shellfish Biologist, Swinomish Indian Tribe

Treaty fishing rights and tribal science: An example from the Swinomish Fisheries Department

Jan 29           

Evan Soloman, School of Oceanography, UW

A decade digging in the mud - investigating the role of continental margin sediment diagenesis in marine geochemical cycles

Feb 5             

Howard Spero, Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Davis

Improving Paleoceanographic Reconstructions: Carbon Isotopes, the Carbonate Ion Effect and Other Long-Ignored Problems

Feb 12           

Seth Book, EPA Coordinator, Skokomish Indian Tribe

Skokomish Tribe Water Quality Program: Monitoring Harmful Algal Toxins, Coccolithophores and fish kills in the Hood Canal 

Feb 19           

Karl Banse, School of Oceanography, UW

Do we live in a bottom-up controlled but top-down regulated world, including the micrometer-sized aquatic cells?

Feb 26           

Sarah Frias-Torres, Coral Reef Scientist, Vulcan Inc.

Restoring Reefs Using Corals Adapted to Climate Change

SPECIAL DATE FRIDAY MAR 6 AT 12:30             

UW students and postdocs present their Ocean Sciences Talks
Hannah Glover, grad student,  "Comparing Distributary-Channel Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in a Tide-Dominated, Tropical Delta: The Ayeyarwady River Delta, Myanmar"
Suneil Iyer, grad student,  "Assessing the impacts of tropical rainfall on near-surface salinity and turbulence using observations from the SPURS-2 Experiment and a 1-D forced model".
Sarah Ragen, grad student,  "How does coastline shape influence meridional overturning?" 

Mar 11          

CANCELLED: Brian Rosenberg, Hydrodynamicist, Oscilla Power

Progress in ocean wave energy harvesting