The OASLC collaborates with other Alaska and Pacific coastal parks as part of the Pacific Ocean Education Team (POET.)
POET coordinates a series of webinars to promote understanding of current marine science and research issues. The Webinars usually begin at 1:00 pm Pacific Standard Time. To receive email announcements of upcoming webinars, contact the OASLC Education Coordinator
Upcoming POET Webinars (click title to register)
Archive of past POET Webinars
5-16-13 Karen Matsumoto "Culturing Marin Education: Western Science in Indigenous/Multicultural Environmental Education"
4-18-13 Jessica Miller, Oregon State University, "Tracking Marine Biota on Japenese Tsunmai Debris"
3-21-13 Peter Mathis, NOAA, "Marine Debris Update for 2013"
2-28-13 Dr. Jeremy Mathis, NOAA,"Ocean Acidification: Is the Sky Really Falling?"
1-17-13 Dr. Luke Brander, "The Economics of Ocean Acidification."
9-20-12 Daniel Muhs, US Geological Service, "Past Interglacial Sea Levels: Lessons for the Future."
7-19-12 Dr. John Kennish, University of Alaska "Plastic Debris as a Source of Contaminants in the Marine Environment."
5-15-12 Peter Murphy, NOAA Marine Debris Program "North Pacific Marine Debris Update"
3-15-12 Dr. Crow White, UC Santa Barabara, "New Grids on the Block-Marine Spatial Planning"
1-19-12, 1:00 PM Pacific Time, Patrick Barnard, USGS "Coastal Vulnerability to Climate Change on the North-central California Coast"
11-17-11 10 am PST Russell Galipeau "Marine Reserves: A New Tool for Protecting Marine Resources"
06-16-11 - John Maniscalco "Are Steller Sea Lions on the Road to Recovery?"
03-25-11 - Dr. John Hildebrand "Marine Mammal Acoustic Research"