Oceanography Senior Thesis Symposium, 11 Mar 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Oceanography Senior Thesis Symposium

Talks will be given on both 9 and 11 March 2021, from 9:00 to 10:50 A.M. each day, via Zoom

THURSDAY, 11 March

9:00 AM:  Tyler Peterson, “Hydrothermal Vent Field Perturbations Related to Seismic Activity at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge”

9:10 AM:  Nallely Krutina, “Variability in Bacterial Proteins at the Tica Vent (9° N) on the East Pacific Rise”

9:20 AM:  Ben Smith, “Northeastern Pacific Blue Whale Offshore Variability”

9:30 AM:  Connor Cheney, “Presence and Function of a Circadian Clock in Marine Cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus”

9:40 AM:  Jane Sheng, “Evaluating Possible Impacts of the Recurring Marine Heatwave on Mixed Layer Depth and Chlorophyll-a Concentrations near Ocean Station Papa from 2013-2020”

9:50 AM:  Katie Gonzalez, “Seasonal Patterns of Fin Whale Calls in the Northeast Pacific”

10:00 AM: Alana Kraft, “The Effects of Glacial Melting on Precipitation Patterns in Jellyfish Lake, Palau Derived from Hydrogen Isotopes in Algal Lipids”

10:10 AM: Christine Bronder, “Perturbations in Ocean Circulation around Axial Seamount in Response to the 2015 Eruption”

10:20 AM: Garrett Finucane, “Inverse Modeling of the Deep Brazil Basin Circulation”

10:30 AM: Claire Fink, “Polar Pollution: Modeling Potential Origins and Sinking of Plastic in the Arctic Ocean”

10:40 AM: Kennedy Cameron, “Effectiveness of Flipped vs Traditional Course Structures in Upper Division Oceanography Courses “

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