OCEAN 497E 2016 Oceanography Seminar: Undergraduate Discussion Group

Join Professor Julie Keister for reading and in-depth discussion of topics in this year's exciting series of interdisciplinary Oceanography Seminars featuring both local and visiting scientists.  The seminar takes place every Wednesday from 2:30-3:20 (wiith cookies and tea before starting at 2:15).  The undergraduate discussion group meets on Friday 1:30-2:20.  Note: graduate students can register for a separate discussion group (Ocean 509).

5th Oct              Kyle Armour, School of Oceanography, University of Washington: Southern Ocean warming delayed by circumpolar upwelling and equatorward transport

12th Oct            Kim Bernard, Oregon State University: The role of phytoplankton in the diet of overwintering Antarctic krill

19th Oct            Robert Morris, School of Oceanography, University of Washington: Microbial adaptations to oxygen in seawater

26th Oct            Julie Granger, University of Connecticut:  Isotopic overprinting of nitrification on denitrification as a ubiquitous and unifying feature of environmental nitrogen cycling

2nd Nov            Kelin Wang, Geological Survey of Canada: Revisiting the seismogenic zone of the Cascadia megathrust​

9th Nov             Eric Steig, Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington: On the influence of Antarctic topography on global climate and ocean circulation

16th Nov          To be announced

23rd Nov          Christopher Krembs, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, Potential topic: The Oceanography of Puget Sound

30th Nov           Kim Halsey, Oregon State University: The secret lives of phytoplankton

7th Dec             Xinning Zhang-Paulot, Princeton, Potential topic: Molybdenum isotopes and the history of nitrogen fixation