Cabrillo Marine Aquarium


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

Upcoming Lectures

Discovery Lecture Series
presented by AltaSea and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Climate Change and the Intertidal Zone
By Dr. Richard F. Ambrose, UCLA

Richard F. Ambrose is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA. He received his B.S. in Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine and his Ph.D. in Marine Ecology from University of California, Los Angeles. After conducting postdoctoral research at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, he spent seven years at the Marine Science Institute at University of California, Santa Barbara before returning to UCLA in 1992. Professor Ambrose is a member of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment. He teaches graduate courses covering environmental assessment, restoration and conservation ecology, and effects of climate change.

Professor Ambrose serves on a variety of different advisory boards and committees. He chairs the Scientific Advisory Panel of the California Coastal Commission overseeing a large mitigation project, and the Technical Advisory Committee for the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (SMBRC), and serves on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Environmental Advisory Board (EAB), the California Ocean Protection Council's Science Advisory Team, the Southern California Wetland Recovery Project’s Science Advisory Panel, and the SMBRC Marine Resources Advisory Committee. He has provided advice about environmental restoration issues to a wide variety of government and private organizations, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California State Water Resources Control Board, California Coastal Commission, California State Lands Commission, California Coastal Conservancy, California Department of Transportation, City of Malibu, Pacific Gas and Electric, Aspen Environmental Group and Geosyntec Consultants.

Please RSVP to:

• Friday, October 03, 2014 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Friday, December 05, 2014 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM