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October 2018
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 12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Changes in Mississippi River Water Chemistry Over the Past 113 Years12:15 PM Entropy and Mixing in the Connecticut River Plume 12:00 PM Towards a Model-Free Understanding of the Dynamics of Biological Populations in Changing Environments1:30 PM 2018 WHOI Pitchathon
 3:05 PM The Effects of Ice and Currents on Wave-Breaking Turbulence at the Ocean Surface
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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10:30 AM Analysis of Humpback Whale Songs: Links Between Signal Features and Anatomy12:15 PM Isotopic Structure of Organic Molecules12:15 PM Estimates of Gross Primary Production from Diel Variability in Near Surface Dissolved Oxygen 12:00 PM There will be no Biology Department seminar today7:30 PM Energy and Geopolitics: A Diplomat's View
3:05 PM On the Predictability of Sea-Surface Height Around Palau: Preliminary Results from the FLEAT DRI
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Biomarker Investigations of Plio-Pleistocene Climate in the Arctic12:15 PM Broadband Acoustic Quantification of Hydrocarbons12:00 PM There will be no Biology Department seminar today1:00 PM The Wake of the Whale: Laws and Cultural Traditions in the Regulation of Artisanal Whaling
3:05 PM The Ice-Ocean Governor: Ice-Ocean Stress Feedback Limits Beaufort Gyre Spin Up3:00 PM Eutrophication and Harmful Algal Blooms: The Complexities of Changing Nutrients
5:30 PM Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Aquaculture
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12:00 PM There will be no seminars today12:15 PM Sill Intrusion, Sediment Alteration, and Hydrothermal Activity in Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California10:00 AM The Power of Open Science: Experience from the Ocean Health Index 12:00 PM There will be no Biology Department seminar today12:00 PM There will be no seminars today
3:05 PM On the Measurement and Analysis of Modern Sea Level Change12:15 PM Perception-Driven Optimal Motion Planning Under Resource Constraints2:00 PM Relating Primary Production and Biological Carbon Export through Their Probability Distributions
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Week of October 21, 2018
Mon Oct 22

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Tue Oct 23

Sill Intrusion, Sediment Alteration, and Hydrothermal Activity in Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California

12:15 PM • Carriage House
Jeff Seewald, WHOI

Sponsor: MC&G Department

On the Measurement and Analysis of Modern Sea Level Change

3:05 PM • Watson 201
Megan Lickley, MIT

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Wed Oct 24

The Power of Open Science: Experience from the Ocean Health Index

10:00 AM • Redfield Auditorium
Julie Stewart Lowndes, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

Special Biology Department Seminar

Sponsor: Biology Department & WHOI's Ocean Informatics Initiative

Perception-Driven Optimal Motion Planning Under Resource Constraints

12:15 PM • Smith Conference Room
Thomas Sayre-McCord, WHOI

Sponsor: AOP&E Department

Thu Oct 25

There will be no Biology Department seminar today

12:00 PM

Relating Primary Production and Biological Carbon Export through Their Probability Distributions

2:00 PM • Redfield Auditorium
B. B. Cael, WHOI

Special Physical Oceanography Department Seminar

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Fri Oct 26

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Other Events and Notes of Interest

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: Oct. 19

There will be no Peanut Butter Club presentation on October 19.

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: Oct. 26

Presents the video “Rise of the Superstorms” on Friday, October 26, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Witness the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017. Sponsored by the WHOI Visitor Center. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Will be screening its next documentary film “Dark Money” on Monday, October 29, and Wednesday, October 31. The Monday performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.; the Wednesday show will start at 1 p.m. “Dark Money,” a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, “Dark Money” uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold. The film runs 85 minutes and is free and open to the public. A drop-in class featuring songs, stories, and games for families with children ages 2 to 5 years old who are learning English as an additional language will be held Wednesdays through November 14 at 10 a.m. Meet families from all over the world! Need help with transport? Call Tina at the Coalition for Children at (508) 548-0151, ext. 172. For more information, view the website www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org or call the library at (508) 548-8961.

THE WOODS HOLE FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY (WHFMS): Oct. 21

Presents “Sarah McQuaid” on Sunday, October 21. Sarah McQuaid's rich alto voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and "honey poured into wine" (Minor 7th). Born in Spain, raised in Chicago and now living in rural England, this singer-songwriter & guitarist refuses to be pigeonholed, moving easily between traditions and times -- from 16th century lute songs to historic Cuban jazz, from Irish and Appalachian ballads to emotive originals and contemporary pop covers. On stage she seduces audiences with "cheeky banter" as well as stories of life on the road and her childhood in a musical family that included singing legend Gamble Rogers. 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.

THE MBLWHOI LIBRARY INTERNATIONAL OPEN ACCESS WEEK 2018: Oct. 26

Presents a free screening of a new documentary by Jason Schmidtt titled "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (2018)" on October 26 from 4 – 5:20 p.m., in MBL’s Grass Reading Room, Lillie Building, 2nd floor. Discussion and refreshments to follow film.

WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

Presents “Dinner & A Movie,” a monthly screening series of independent films from October through May. On the night of each screening, ticket purchasers may present their ticket prior to the film for discounts and special offers at participating restaurants. Please note, screening ticket purchase does not include food or drink from participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include The Captain Kidd, Water Street Kitchen, The Landfall, and Quicks Hole Tavern. Contact individual restaurants for reservations and the most up to date information. The screenings take place at WHOI’s Redfield Auditorium, located at 45 Water Street in Woods Hole, and start at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The facility is wheelchair accessible. “Dinner & A Movie” is supported in part by a grant from the Cape Cod 5 Charitable Foundation Trust, the Falmouth Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Tickets are $14 general, $12 members, and $10 students/veterans and are available in advance via http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/dinner-movie-2018-2019/ or at the door. The program is subject to change. No refunds or exchanges unless screening is cancelled or rescheduled by the Festival. Screenings may be rescheduled due to various reasons, including inclement weather. All screening information will be posted on the Woods Hole Film Festival Facebook page.

THE WOODS HOLE FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY (WHFMS): Nov. 4

Presents “Kevin Burke” on Sunday, November 4. Kevin Burke's fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music since the 1970s. His far-reaching solo album, "If the Cap Fits" and his work with such performers as Arlo Guthrie, Kate Bush, Christy Moore, and the Bothy Band established him early on as a first class musician. He earned international acclaim as a solo performer, a teacher and as a member of some of folk music's foremost groups including Celtic Fiddle Festival and Ireland's long admired and respected Patrick Street. His innovative collaborations include classical, old time, bluegrass, pop and rock as well as the Irish traditional music for which he is so well known. He has received awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including Ireland's Traditional Musician of the Year in 2016, and a National Heritage Fellowship, the USA's highest honor for excellence in the folk and traditional arts. Now living in Portland, Oregon, Kevin continues to tour both solo and with others, sharing his immensely engaging fiddle style and warm stage presence with audiences across the globe. 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 DISCOVERY CENTER & GIFTSHOP:

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