Volunteers from the Smith and Sandin Lab participated in the San Diego Oceans Foundation 27th annual Oceans Gala Benefit – Oceans for the Future: A Sustainable Seafood Celebration. They worked with local celebrity chefs helping them to prepare delicious seafood tastings as well as talk to a variety of guests about sustainable seafood.
Levi Lewis, a PhD student in the Smith Lab, talks about his amazing opportunity to act as the student representative of Scripps Institution of Oceanography and listen to the Dalai Lama speak at SIO on April 19, 2012.
Jill Harris, a PhD student in the Smith Lab, talks about her experience at the annual reception for SIO donors and fellowship recipients at Birch Aquarium.
Members of the Smith Lab head the effort to install Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s (SIO) first ocean acidification monitoring system. This monitoring system will provide essential data that will allow researchers to monitor changes in ocean chemistry over time and help them better understand the effects of these changes to local marine ecosystems.