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The White Sharks of California

What do we know and how do we know it? Come listen to scientists discuss their approaches to studying California's iconic marine predator and the many new insights they've gleaned.

January 30, 2018


World Theater

Reception at 5:30 p.m. - Panel discussion at 6:00 p.m. EARLY ARRIVAL RECOMMENDED.


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Expert panelists

  • Chris Lowe, PhD - Professor, California State University Long Beach. Dr. Lowe works with acoustic and satellite telemetry techniques to study the movement, behavior and physiology of sharks, rays and gamefishes.
  • Sal Jorgensen, PhD - Research Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium. Dr. Jorgensen oversees basic research on migratory patterns, feeding ecology and habitat use of adult great white sharks at the Farallon Islands, Point Reyes and Año Nuevo Island.
  • Barb Block, PhD - Professor, Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station. Dr. Block’s research focuses on how large pelagic fishes utilize the open ocean environment - centering upon understanding the evolution of heat management strategies in tunas, billfishes, and sharks.

This Presentation is sponsored by The James W. Rote Distinguished Professorship in Marine Science & Policy and CSU COAST.

Marine Science

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Forest Hall