Cabrillo Marine Aquarium


    Monthly lectures are offered by FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the American Cetacean Society featuring fascinating talks on a variety of marine-related topics by noted scientists and authors.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is also collaborating with our new “neighbor,” the world-class urban marine research and innovation center, AltaSea. We are jointly hosting a Discovery Lecture Series in 2015 on select Fridays from 7pm to 9pm at the Aquarium in the John M. Olguin Auditorium. For a complete lecture list and more information click here.

Upcoming Lectures

American Cetacean Society Lecture
The American Cetacean Society/LA Chapter offers free presentations on whale research and conservation on the last Tuesday of every month in the John M. Olguin Auditorium.

For more information and scheduled speakers, please visit the ACS-LA website.

• Tuesday, May 31, 2016 • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Discovery Lecture Series
presented by AltaSea and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Sewers to Sanddabs: Profiling Orange County Sanitation District’s Ocean Monitoring Program

By Dr. Jeff Armstrong, Environmental Supervisor
Orange County Sanitation District-Ocean Monitoring Program

Dr. Armstrong will profile OCSD’s monitoring of the treated wastewater released into the ocean offshore of Huntington and Newport Beaches and discuss their water reclamation efforts.

Dr. Jeff Armstrong is the Environmental Supervisor of the Orange County Sanitation District’s Ocean Monitoring Program. He has been with the District for over 20 years, all in Ocean Monitoring. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology and a Master’s degree in Biology from the California State University, Long Beach, and a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from City University Los Angeles. He is also adjunct faculty at CSU Long Beach working in the Environmental Endocrinology Laboratory researching the effects of contaminants of emerging concern on local marine fish.

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• Friday, June 03, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Friday, August 05, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Friday, October 07, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Friday, December 02, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM