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Week of June 11, 2017
Mon Jun 12

Making MSE Algorithms 'User Friendly' - The a4a Standard MSE

10:00 AM • Redfield Auditorium
Ernesto Jardim, Finlay Scott, & Iago Mosqueira, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy

Special Seminar

Sponsor: CINAR

Seals, Sharks and the Seascape of Fear on Cape Cod

3:00 PM • Clark 507
David Johnston, Duke University

Steinbach Scholar Institution-Wide Seminar

Sponsor: Academic Programs Office

Tue Jun 13

Paulik Revisited: Statistical Framework and Estimation Performance of Multistage Recruitment Functions

10:00 AM • Redfield Auditorium
Liz Brooks, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Special Seminar

Sponsor: CINAR

Up, Up, and Away! Drones in Marine Science and Conservation

12:15 PM • Smith Conference Room
David Johnston, Duke University

Steinbach Scholar AOP&E Seminar

Sponsor: Academic Programs and AOP&E Dept

There will be no MC&G Department seminar today

12:15 PM

Causal Drivers of Barents Sea Capelin Population Dynamics on Different Time Scales

1:30 PM • Redfield Auditorium
Sam Subbey, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Special Seminar

Sponsor: CINAR

The Role of Mesoscale Eddies in the Ekman-Driven Variability of the Beaufort Gyre

3:05 PM • Clark 201
Georgy Manucharyan, California Institute of Technology

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Wed Jun 14

Marine Robotics with Adaptive Autonomy and Acoustic Sensing

9:30 AM • Clark 507
Erin Fischell, WHOI

Summer Student Lecture Series

Sponsor: Academic Programs Office

A Tempest in a Salt Pond: What Coastal Sediments Tell Us About Hurricanes and Climate

10:00 AM • Clark 507
Jeff Donnelly, WHOI

Summer Student Lecture Series

Sponsor: Academic Programs Office

Process Studies to Quantify Ecosystem Dynamics in the California Current

12:00 PM • Redfield Auditorium
Brian Wells, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Special Seminar

Sponsor: CINAR

There will be no AOP&E Department seminar today

12:15 PM

Thu Jun 15

Ecology and Evolution of Prochlorococcus Viewed Through the Lens of Marine Nitrogen Cycling

12:00 PM • Redfield Auditorium
Paul M. Berube, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sponsor: Biology Department

Fri Jun 16

The Evolution of Mind-Reading: Insights from Non-Human Animals

8:00 PM • Lillie Auditorium
Laurie Santos, Yale University

Friday Evening Lectures Series

Sponsor: MBL

Other Events and Notes of Interest

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: October 20

Presents part two of the video “Great Human Odyssey” on Friday, October 20, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., in Woods Hole. Follow our ancient ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa and into every corner of our planet. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: October 27

There will be no Peanut Butter Club presentation on October 27.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Week of October 16

The library is beginning a new season of “Knitting at the Library.” This event takes place twice a month, on the first and third Thursdays, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., throughout the winter. Rather than a class, this is a group of people who like to knit, sitting together and knitting. However, all skill levels are welcome. People will be happy to interrupt their own projects to coach others. It is a nurturing environment, in the time-honored manner of neighborliness and encouragement. New participants are welcome to stop in and “try it out.” Learn about the art and craft of chocolate making on Sunday, October 22, from 4-6 p.m., while tasting a selection of handmade chocolates from the acclaimed chocolatiers and Cape Cod entrepreneurs, Katherine Reed and Josiah Mayo of Chequessett Chocolate, made in their factory right in North Truro. Wine pairings will be provided by Falmouth Wine and Spirits. Spend a delightful afternoon at a private home on Penzance Point and watch the sunset from Penzance’s highest point while enjoying treats at a reception following the talk and tasting. The event will take place at a private home on Penzance Point – to be disclosed with your ticket purchase. Tickets are $40 and are available at the library, Eight Cousins in Falmouth, and online. Seating is limited so buy your tickets now! For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961 or visit www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Week of October 23

The library is beginning a new season of “Knitting at the Library.” This event takes place twice a month, on the first and third Thursdays, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., throughout the winter. Rather than a class, this is a group of people who like to knit, sitting together and knitting. However, all skill levels are welcome. People will be happy to interrupt their own projects to coach others. It is a nurturing environment, in the time-honored manner of neighborliness and encouragement. New participants are welcome to stop in and “try it out.” For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961 or visit www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org.

THE WOODS HOLE FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY (WHFMS): October 29

Presents “Geoff Muldaur” on Sunday, October 29. This celebrated singer and guitarist has been described as "one of the greatest voices to emerge from the 1960s folk and blues scene." He's still touring regularly and we're thrilled to be on his circuit. A founding member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band and the Paul Butterfield Better Days Blues Band, a collaborator with former wife Maria as well as Bonnie Raitt and Jerry Garcia, Geoff's newest albums mixing blues classics with original material have met with wide critical acclaim. Fresh from tours in the world's top venues (Lincoln Center, NY; Getty Center, LA; Festival Hall, London; etc.) he of the uniquely magical voice, immaculate guitar picking and eclectic blues-tinged Americana repertoire will bring us songs old and new, from before his 20-year performing hiatus to hot off the press this year. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $20, $17 for members – with discounts for, seniors, youth, and children. The Community Hall is handicapped accessible. There is no charge for street parking after 6:00 p.m. More information is available at www.arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic or by calling (508) 540-0320.

WHOI OCEAN SCIENCE EXHIBIT CENTER & GIFTSHOP

Located at 15 School Street, Woods Hole, is open Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in October. For more information, call (508) 289-2663. WHOI merchandise is available year-round by visiting our online store at http://shop.whoi.edu/.