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Sharing our events, and other ocean professional development opportunities, from around Monterey Bay and beyond.

 

Regional Events & Workshops


Carmel River State Beach Cleanup
Save Our Shores
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Join Save Our Shores for a cleanup at Carmel River State Beach! More info here.
Regional Seminars

How warming waters and red tides affect our oceans and us!
Save Our Shores Seminar Series
Dream Inn, Santa Cruz
Wed, Feb 5, 6:00PM PST

Speaker: Julia O’Hern, Monterey Bay Operations Manager, The Marine Mammal Center;
Adam Ratner, Associate Director of Conservation Education, The Marine Mammal Center; Lisa Uttal, Plankton Monitoring Network, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Kasie Regnier, Director of Applied Water Science, Monterey Bay Aquarium; Raphael Kudela, Professor of Ocean Science, University of California Santa Cruz. 
More info here.

Climate change impacts on kelp forest ecosystems on the California Current region
Moss Landing Marine Labs Seminar Series
MLML Seminar Room
Thurs, Feb 6, 4:00PM PST

Speaker: Fiorenza Micheli, Hopkins Marine Station. More info here.

19th Daniel Mazia Memorial Lecture: Animal Evolution: A chromosomal perspective
Weekly Seminar Series
Boat Works Lecture Hall, Hopkins Marine Station
Fri, Feb 7, 12:00-1:00PM PST

Speaker: Dan Rohkar, University of California, Berkeley. More info here.

An Earth-System perspective on the future of the global marine fishery
Winter Seminar Series
A-340  Earth & Marine Sciences Building
Fri, Feb 7, 10:40-11:45AM PST

Speaker: Daniele Bianchi, UC Los Angeles. More info here.

Coastal Innovations Connecting VR with Science Communication
CSP Winter Seminars
Ocean Health Building Classroom (118)
Mon, Feb 10, 5:00-6:30PM PST

More info here.

Whale TV: camera tags enable transformative discoveries in the lives of ocean giants
Friends of Hopkins Lecture Series
Boat Works Lecture Hall, Hopkins Marine Station
Tues, Feb 11, 7:30-8:30PM PST

More info here.

Inferring Mixing from Echosounder Observations of Double-Diffusive Staircases in the Arctic Ocean
Oceanography Seminar
Spanagel Hall, Room 316, Navy Postgraduate School
Thur, Feb 13, 12:00-1:00PM PST

Speaker: Dr. Nicole Shibley, Yale University. 
If you do not have a valid US government ID, please contact LCDR Kellen Jones at ktjones1@nps.edu. No registration or security paperwork required.


Climate Crisis & Action: A Discussion with California Leaders
Sustainability Speaker Series
Irvine Auditorium, MIIS
Wed, Feb 19, 6:30PM PST

Speaker: Congressman Jimmy Panetta. More info here.

Evolution of bioluminescence in the sea
Moss Landing Marine Labs Seminar Series
MLML Seminar Room
Thurs, Feb 20, 4:00PM PST

Speaker: Manabu Bessho, Monterey Bay Research Institute. More info here.

Using the Baltic Sea as a Test Bed to Understand Vulnerability of Calcifiers to Ocean Change
Friends of Hopkins Lecture Series
Boat Works Lecture Hall, Hopkins Marine Station
Tues, Feb 21, 12:00-1:00PM PST

More info here.

Linkages of fisheries ecology, management, & nutrition in Kenya
CSP Winter Seminars
Ocean Health Building Classroom (118)
Mon, Feb 24, 5:00-6:30PM PST

More info here.

The Current and Future State of Clean Energy
Sustainability Speaker Series
McGowan MG100, MIIS
Tue, Feb 25, 6:00PM PST

Speaker: Steve Campbell. More info here.

Conservation, sustainability, & development along the California coast (in Mexico and the US)
CSP Winter Seminars
Ocean Health Building Classroom (118)
Mon, Mar 2, 5:00-6:30PM PST

More info here.

Sea of Shadows: Film Screening and Discussion
Sustainability Speaker Series
Irvine Auditorium, MIIS
Wed, Mar 4, 6:00PM PST

More info here.

The politics of sea level rise
Moss Landing Marine Labs Seminar Series
MLML Seminar Room
Thurs, Mar 5, 4:00PM PST

Speaker: Kate Sammler, Cal State Maritime. More info here.

Discussion with Dr. Melissa Garren, COO and Chief Scientist, Pelagic Data Systems
Sustainability Speaker Series
McGowan MG100, MIIS
Tue, Mar 10, 6:00PM PST

Speaker: Dr. Melissa Garren, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Scientist at Pelagic Data Systems. More info here.

Discussion with Mr. Chris Busch, Research Director at Energy Innovation LLC
Sustainability Speaker Series
McGowan MG100, MIIS
Wed, Mar 12, 6:00PM PST

Speaker: Mr. Chris Busch, Director of Research at Energy Innovation LLC. More info here.

Habitat compression and ecosystem shifts as potential links between marine heatwave and record whale entanglements
Moss Landing Marine Labs Seminar Series
MLML Seminar Room
Thurs, Mar 19, 4:00PM PST

Speaker: Jarrod Santora, NOAA SWFSC and UCSC. More info here.
Webinars

Whale Worlds, Past and Future
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Tue, Feb 4, 9:00-10:00AM PST
Speaker: Nick Pyenson, National Museum of Natural History. More info here.

NOAA Science Report Seminar Series #1: Reducing Societal Impacts from Hazardous Weather and Other Environmental Phenomena
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Wed, Feb 5, 9:00-10:00AM PST
Speaker: Clinton Wallace, Director, Space Weather Prediction Center, NOAA NWS, Boulder,CO; Jeff Craven, Chief, Statistical Modeling Division, NOAA NWS-Meteorological Dev. Lab, SilverSpring, MD; Jamie Rhome, Storm Surge Specialist/Team Lead, NOAA NWS/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain, Research Scientist, University of Oklahoma- Cooperative Institute and NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK. More info here.


Linking temperature and discharge to expressed behavior of fishes: Implications for climate change
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Thur, Feb 6, 11:00-12:00PM PST
Speaker: Rebecca Flitcroft, PhD, Research Fish Biologist, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station. More info here.


U.S. West Coast Deep-Sea Coral Initiative: Design and Implementation in Support of Resource Management
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Thur, Feb 6, 12:00-1:00PM PST
Speaker: Chris Caldow, NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. More info here.

Facilitating Conservation and Management of Deep-Sea Corals and Sponge Ecosystems through Partnerships, Education, and Outreach
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Thur, Feb 6, 12:30-1:30PM PST
Speaker: Lizzie Duncan, NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. More info here.


Passive Acoustic Monitoring in California’s National Marine Sanctuaries
NOAA Webinars

Wed, Feb 19, 2:00PM PST
Speaker: Samara Haver, Ph.D candidate at Oregon State University; Angela R. Szesciorka and Vanessa ZoBell, Ph.D. candidates at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. More info here.

 
Job Postings

Fisheries Analyst
OceanMind
Multiple Locations
Full-Time

More info here.

Executive Assistant to the Senior Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications
Oceana
Washington, DC
Full-Time

More info here.

Program Assistant – Water and Wildlife
NRDC
San Francisco, CA
Full-Time

More info here.

Marine Science Interpretive Diver – PT
Seattle Aquarium
Seattle, WA
Part-Time

More info here.

Project Manager
WorldFish
Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
Full-Time

More info here.
 

Educational Opportunities


Duke University's Nichols School of the Environment
Application Deadline: Open until filled
The Nichols School of the Environment at Duke University has several upcoming trainings and workshops available. Topics include Environmental Communication for Behavior Change, Writing for Environmental Professionals, Marine Planning Process, and more. More info here.

University of Missouri's School of Natural Resources
Application Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri is seeking one to three motivated students to pursue MS/PhD studies in water and natural resources management. Successful applicants are expected to conduct high-quality research, present research findings at conferences, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and assist in teaching. More info here.
 

Other Opportunities


Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

A unique professional opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students interested in the science and policy needed to keep our marine resources healthy. Modeled after the highly successful Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the state fellowship program provides an opportunity to acquire on-the-job experience in the planning and implementation of marine resource policies and programs in Alaska. The program matches highly motivated graduate students and recent graduates with hosts in Alaska-based state or federal agencies for a 12-month paid fellowship. More info here.

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship, named after one of Sea Grant's founders and former NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. More info here.

Washington Sea Grant Hershman Fellowship
Application Deadline: May 10, 2020

The Washington Sea Grant Hershman Fellowship offers a unique educational opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students engaged in studies pertaining to ocean and coastal policy issues. This one-year, paid marine policy fellowship matches highly motivated, qualified individuals with host agencies, nonprofits or tribes throughout Washington State. The Washington Sea Grant Hershman Fellowship offers students first-hand experiences in crafting marine and natural resource policies and allows them to share their academic expertise with their host offices. More info here.

Dr. Earl H. Myers & Ethel M. Myers Oceanographic & Marine Biology Trust Grant Proposal
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2020

Under the terms of the will of Ethel M. Myers, a Trust has been established to award
grants for studies in the marine sciences and conservation. The target grantees are
graduate students in Master’s and Ph.D. programs. Limited consideration, based on funding available, may be given to undergraduates. Postdoctoral researchers will not be considered. All grants shall be made without any obligation of repayment. Most grants have ranged $1000 - $2000 depending in part on the number of proposals received and funded and the income available to the Trust in the current year. More info here.

 
We receive many more offers for fellowships, scholarships, grants, and internships than we can list, but feel free to follow us on social media or email us directly for additional resources.

Other Items of Interest


Summary of the December 2019 Weather on the Monterey Peninsula
Naval Postgraduate School
More info here.


2019 was second-warmest year on record
NOAA
More info here.


January 2020 ENSO update: new year, new you
NOAA
More info here.


Climate Alive!
NOAA
More info here.

 
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