Seminars Winter 2019

Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM in Coastal Biology 110

(unless otherwise noted)

To arrange for any disability accommodations needed to attend a seminar, call 831-459-5358 two weeks prior to the date of the seminar.


    January 11, 2019

  • Peter Raimondi - UC Santa Cruz

    “Demographic connectivity structures the population dynamics of giant kelp metapopulations”

  • January 18, 2019

  • Luis Huckstadt - Post-Doctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    Luis Huckstadt - Post-Doctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    “Marine mammals as sentinels of ecological baselines: from individuals to communities”

  • January 25, 2019

  • Nicole Thometz - Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of San Francisco

    Nicole Thometz - Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of San Francisco

     "From rocky coasts to frozen seas: Using physiological ecology to inform marine mammal conservation"


  • February 1, 2019

  • Ari Friedlaender - Associate Researcher, Institute for Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

    Ari Friedlaender - Associate Researcher, Institute for Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

    "Understanding the foraging ecology of baleen whales to mitigate the consequences of human impacts in California and Antarctica"

  • February 8, 2019

  • Birgitte McDonald - Assistant Professor, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

    Birgitte McDonald - Assistant Professor, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

    "Pushing the limit: Diving physiology and energetics of marine mammals"

  • February 15, 2019

  • Seth Newsome - Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

    Seth Newsome - Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

     "A multidisciplinary approach for assessing marine mammals vulnerability to environmental change"

  • February 22, 2019

  • Roxanne Beltran - NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz

    Roxanne Beltran - NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz

    "Physiological constraints and life history trade-offs drive marine mammal behavior"

  • March 1, 2019

  • Carolyn Kurle, Associate Professor, Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, UC San Diego

    "Reconstructing animal foraging to understand community ecology and inform conservation"

  • March 8, 2019

  • Nicky Lustenhouwer - Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    Nicky Lustenhouwer - Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    "The evolutionary ecology of plant invasions and range shifts"

  • March 15, 2019

  • Umihiko Hoshijima - Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    Umihiko Hoshijima - Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    "Physiological responses of the grazer community to seasonal extremes of pH and temperature in a subarctic kelp forest"