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75th Anniversary Science Symposium

To celebrate 75 years of ocean research, education, and exploration, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution invited oceanographic colleagues, students, and friends to attend an anniversary science symposium September 20–22, 2005. The distinguished roster of speakers is listed below. Their presentation and the storytelling session that opened the symposium are available on five DVDs. (To order, please contact Kathy Patterson at

Tuesday, September 20—Opening Talk and Social
6:30–9:30 p.m. Opening Buffet and Storytelling with Emcee Barrie Walden, WHOI
In Tent on WHOI Pier
Wednesday, September 21—Plenary Session
Plenary Session in Lillie Auditorium
7:00–8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Swope Cafeteria
8:00 Welcome from WHOI, Navy, NOAA
8:30 Ocean Circulation—Harry Bryden, Southampton
9:30 Mid-Ocean Ridges—Susan Humphris, WHOI
10:30 Break
11:00 Life in the Ocean—Dick Barber, Duke
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Climate Change—Bill Curry, WHOI
2:00 Observing the Ocean—Bob Spindel, UW
3:00 Break
3:30 Air-Sea Exchange—Fred Dobson, Bedford
4:30 Wrap-up—Margaret Leinen, NSF
Reception, then dinner on your own
Thursday, September 22
Concurrent Sessions
7:00–8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Swope Cafeteria  
  Redfield Auditorium:  Lillie Auditorium:
8:00–10:00 Ocean Circulation Life in the Ocean
  Paola Rizzoli, MIT  Penny Chisholm, MIT
  Bob Beardsley, WHOI  Heidi Sosik, WHOI
  Friedrich Schott, Leibniz Inst., Kiel  Peter Tyack, WHOI
10:00–10:30 Break  
10:30–12:30  Air-Sea Interaction Mid-Ocean Ridges
  Bob Weller, WHOI Ken Macdonald, UCSB 
  Ray Najjar, Penn State Donna Blackman, SIO
  Chris Fairall, ETL, NOAA Tim Shank, WHOI
12:30–2:30 Lunch  
2:30–4:30 Observing the Ocean  Climate Change
  Bob Detrick, WHOI  Jess Adkins, Cal Tech
  Tommy Dickey, UCSB  Jochem Marotzke, Max Planck, Hamburg
  Scott Doney, WHOI Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Georgia Tech

Bob Ballard on "Deep-Sea Exploration from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge to Titanic and Beyond"
Lillie Auditorium

6:00 Clambake - McKee Ballfield, Quissett Campus



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