Spring 2017 Department Seminars

Wednesdays, 12:00-1:05 PM in Natural Sciences Annex 101

(unless otherwise noted)

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4986 two weeks prior to the date of the seminar they wish to attend.

Courtesy reminder - turn off cell phones and please observe considerate eating habits during seminars.


    April 5, 2017

  • Stephen Palumbi - Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

    "Adaptive capacity and climate change in marine populations: corals, supergenes and models of the future"

    Host: Suzanne Alonzo


  • April 12, 2017

  • Clinton Francis - Cal Poly University

    "The signature of the acoustic environment in biology: behavior and physiology to community structure and function"

    Host: James Estes


  • April 19, 2017

  • Tony Sinclair - University of British Columbia

    "The future of conservation: Lessons from the long term study of Serengeti and the need for rewilding of ecosystems"

    Host: Laurel Fox


  • April 26, 2017

  • Christopher Field - Stanford University

    "Climate Change: 2017"

    Host: Kristy Kroeker


  • May 3, 2017

  • Ari Friedlaender - Oregon State University

    "Understanding the ecological role of baleen whales in a rapidly changing Antarctic marine ecosystem"

    Host: Dan Costa


  • May 10, 2017

  • Laura Burkle - University of Montana

    Title: TBA

    Hosts: Laurel Fox/Angie Ashbacher


  • May 17, 2017

  • Stephanie Green - Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

    "Re-assembling coastal ecosystems: patterns, processes, and consequences"

    Host: Mark Carr


  • May 24, 2017

  • Mary Power - University of California, Berkeley

    Title: TBA

    Host: Don Croll


  • May 31, 2017

  • Joel Berger - Colorado State University

    "Extreme conservation on a glacier(less) planet"

    Host: James Estes


  • June 7, 2017

  • Gary Vermeij - University of California, Davis

    "From molluscs to the history of the world: understanding the economics of life by studying natural history today and in the past"

    Host: Ingrid Parker