50 episodes

Learn about ocean science from leading researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This series is taped at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and has been in production since 2001 with new episodes added monthly.

Perspectives on Ocean Science (Audio) UCTV

    • Natural Sciences

Learn about ocean science from leading researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This series is taped at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and has been in production since 2001 with new episodes added monthly.

    Exploring the Earth Under the Sea: Over 50 Years of Scientific Seafloor Drilling

    Exploring the Earth Under the Sea: Over 50 Years of Scientific Seafloor Drilling

    Scientific drill ships allow scientists access to some of Earth's most challenging environments, collecting data and samples of sediment, rock, fluids and living organisms from below the seafloor. Join Scripps paleontologist Dick Norris to learn about the long running international collaboration in scientific ocean drilling that has transformed human understanding of our planet. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Show ID: 35178]

    • 58 min
    Biomimicry: Innovating Using Nature’s Toolbox

    Biomimicry: Innovating Using Nature’s Toolbox

    Over millions of years of evolution, organisms on earth have developed and perfected complex adaptations that allow them to survive and eventually thrive under specific environmental conditions. Dimitri Deheyn unveils how his laboratory is working to understand and replicate these highly refined biological properties for development of sustainable and economically valuable technologies. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Show ID: 35177]

    • 54 min
    Bracing for Fire When the Wind Blows

    Bracing for Fire When the Wind Blows

    The ALERTWildfire camera network across California provides rapid confirmation of emergency wildfire 911 calls, situational awareness, and in the worst-case scenarios real-time data to help sequence evacuations. Join Neal Driscoll to learn how the great state of California is using technology to help firefighters and improve public preparedness during wildfire disasters. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Show ID: 35176]

    • 50 min
    Marine Natural Products: From Sea to Pharmacy

    Marine Natural Products: From Sea to Pharmacy

    Nature has provided the inspiration for many of today’s most important medicines, yet the need for new drugs to treat diseases such as cancer and antibiotic resistant bacterial infection remains high. Paul Jensen describes how he and other researchers are tapping into the world’s oceans – home to a majority of its biodiversity – as a relatively new resource for natural product drug discovery. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Science] [Show ID: 34636]

    • 51 min
    Seaweed as a Superfood

    Seaweed as a Superfood

    Marine biologist Jennifer Smith talks about the properties and history of the superfood seaweed. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Science] [Show ID: 35070]

    • 3 min
    Modern Oceanography and the Changing Arctic Ocean

    Modern Oceanography and the Changing Arctic Ocean

    The Arctic is changing rapidly in response to changes in global climate and economic activity and yet much of it remains unexplored with modern scientific techniques. Jeff Bowman describes his group's work in the Arctic as they seek to understand the ecological implications of changing sea ice conditions, and prepare to participate in the MOSAiC expedition; an unprecedented multi-national effort to study the high Arctic across a complete seasonal cycle. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [Science] [Show ID: 34635]

    • 54 min

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