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Past Events

CEOA Symposium — "The Integrated Ocean Observing Systems (IOOS) and the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI): The Role of Industry"
Hosted by CEOA, the symposium brought together leaders from academia, industry, and government agencies to highlight current ocean research efforts and applications, and to explore opportunities for fostering new, innovative collaborations in ocean observing.

5-7 August 2007; Estancia Hotel, La Jolla
(access pdfs of eveent presentations here)

STF Monthly Lunchtime Meeting: Research Diving at SIO
Joint meeting of STF and SIO Divers. SIO Dive Officer Christian McDonald will provide an overview of research diving activities. Senior Chief Navy Diver Daniel P. Jackson of the US Navy Deep Submergence Unit, Diving Systems Support Detachment will talk about the HardSuit for SUBRESCUE, and how HardSuits could further underwater research and development. Senior Chief Jackson performed a dive in the HardSuit to 2000' off of La Jolla last summer

Thursday, 10 May, 11:30 am-12:30 pm; Sumner Auditorium

Please RSVP by Monday, 7 May, to Rita Bauer

STF Monthly Lunchtime Meeting: "REMOT"
John Kim from the San Diego State University Field Stations Program will talk about the development of the REMOT website. REMOT stands for Real-time Environmental Monitoring and Observation Technology, a system of hardware and software technologies that collect environmental information and deliver and display the data at real-time on the Field Stations Program website:
Thursday, 12 April, 11:30 am-12:30 pm; 4500 Hubbs Hall

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Bubbling Beneath the Ice Streams: Subglacial Plumbing Mapped from Space"
Presented by: Helen Amanda Fricker, Associate Research Geophysicist, Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Tuesday, 10 April, 1:30 pm; 4500 Hubbs Hall
Helen Amanda Fricker is an Associate Research Geophysicist in IGPP. She received her BSc from University College London and her PhD from the University of Tasmania in Australia. She is a member of the NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) Science Team and uses its laser altimetry data to study changes on the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets. This talk describes the main results of her Research Article published in Science on March 16th, and puts them into context for a non-expert audience.
(download the event poster as a pdf)

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Tracking Climate Change in the World's Oceans: the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report"
Presented by: Lynne Talley, Professor, Physical Oceanography
Thursday, 1 March, 1:30 pm; 4500 Hubbs Hall
(download the event poster as a pdf)

STF Monthly Lunchtime Meeting: "The new Marine Science Development Shop"
The SIO Marine Science Development Shop has moved into new quarters. Come hear about their new machines and capabilities, and see examples of some of the work they can do.
Thursday, 8 March, 11:30 am-12:30 pm; 4500 Hubbs Hall

13 FEBRUARY 2007 - Pictures of the CEOA/Calit2 booth at SC'06 and the 2006 Fall AGU are now available online
SC'06, Tampa, Florida, 13-16 November 2006, click here
2006 Fall AGU, San Francisco, California, 11-15 December 2006, click here

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Past and Future Climate: What Can We Learn from Ice Cores?"
Presented by: Jeff Severinghaus, Professor of Geosciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Thursday, 18 January, 1:30 pm; 4500 Hubbs Hall
(download the event poster as a pdf)

CEOA Staff Seminar: "How Does the Planet Regulate its Albedo? Observations from Stacked UAVs"
Presented by: V. Ramanathan, Professor of Climate and Atmospheric Sciences; Director, Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate; Director, Center for Atmospheric Sciences
Tuesday, 14 November, 1:30 pm; 100 Vaughan Hall (facing Pawka Green)
(download the event poster as a pdf)

Ridge 2000 Program reception at SIO
Scientists and educators interested in oceanic spreading center research are invited to a reception hosted by CEOA and the NSF Ridge 2000 (R2K) Program
Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 4:00-7:00 pm, Martin Johnson House
For information on the R2K program, visit the program's website

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Using Nano-Sensors to Monitor Environmental Toxins"
Presented by: Michael J. Sailor, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD
Thursday, 18 May 2006, 2:00 pm, 100 Vaughan Hall
(download the event poster as a pdf)

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Waves and Currents on Southern California Beaches" Presented by: Bob Guza, Professor of Oceanography and Co-Director, Integrative Oceanography Division
Thursday, 6 April 2006, 12:30 pm, 4500 Hubbs Hall
(download the event poster as a pdf)

Kevin Hardy will present an overview of the Scripps Technology Forum (STF) in the Ecology Seminar Series
Wednesday, 22 March 2006, 12:15-1:15pm, 4500 Hubbs Hall

"The NSF Ocean Sciences Division - a View From the Corner Office" Presented by: H. Lawrence Clark, Division Director, Division of Ocean Sciences (GEO/OCE), National Science Foundation
Friday, 17 February, 2:00pm, 4500 Hubbs Hall (more information)

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Marine Biodiversity and Conservation" Presented by: Nancy Knowlton, Professor, Marine Biology, and Director, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC)
Tuesday, 14 February 2006, 2:15pm, 100 Vaughn Hall

CEOA Staff Seminar: "Climate Science, Policy and Politics: Global Warming and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change" Presented by: Richard Somerville, Distinguished Professor; Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Research Division
Thursday, 12 January 2006

CEOA at 2005 Fall AGU (shared booth with Calit2): Transforming Scientific Discovery Through Telecom and IT
5-9 December 2005; for more information click here; To review the joint efforts of CEOA and Calit2 click here (pdf); To download the demo schedule click here

CEOA Symposium on Science & Technology in GEOSS at Calit2
20-22 November 2005; Calit2 Auditorium (click here for symposium agenda)
The symposium webcasts and presentations are being posted online as they become available. Click here to view.

Bringing together academics with industry and government officials, the aim of this symposium is to discuss and examine the roles and responsibilities necessary for the long-term success of GEOSS. The CEOA 2005 symposium sponsors include: Richard Lounsbery Foundation, University of California Industry-University Cooperative Research Program, Mac and Leslie McQuown, Calit2.

CEOA at SC'05 (shared booth with Calit2): Transforming Scientific Discovery Through Telecom and IT
14-17 November 2005; for more information click here; To review the joint efforts of CEOA and Calit2 click here (pdf); To download the demo schedule click here

CEOA Meeting at the San Diego Supercomputer Center
28 October 2005. To review the presentations, please click here.

CEOA Open Meeting at Scripps
11 October 2005; 1:30-2:30pm; Vaughan Hall Room 100

There will be an ORION RFP in early November 2005 to establish a series of "Independent Operators (IO)" for planning, building and managing the observatories to be built as part of the NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). CEOA plans to facilitate a coordinated UCSD response to this solicitation. To review the presentations from the CEOA Open Meeting at Scripps, please click here.

CEOA Seminar and Discussion with Jacobs School of Engineering Faculty
27 September 2005; 3:30-5-pm; CSE Auriditoum (click here)


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