Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 30 | Number 4 | December 2017

Special Issue on Celebrating 30 Years of Ocean Science and Technology at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

On the Cover: Numbers are from left to right in each row.
ROW 1 — (1) MBARI ROV Ventana in MBARI’s 375,000-gallon test tank in Moss Landing, California (Photo by Todd Walsh). (2) Aerial view of MBARI campus in Moss Landing, California (Photo by Todd Walsh). (3) MBARI ROV Tiburon video frame grab of Tiburonia granrojo, a new species of jelly discovered and described by scientists at MBARI. (4) ROV Tiburon video frame grab of manipulator arm collection of coral samples from Davidson Seamount. (5) MBARI R/V Rachel Carson on Monterey Bay (Photo by Todd Walsh).
ROW 2 — (1) ROV Tiburon video frame grab of Vampyroteuthis infernalis, the vampire squid. (2) MBARI R/V Western Flyer (Photo by Todd Walsh). (3) Illustration of emergent marine technology by Kelly Lance ©MBARI. (4) CTD recovery on R/V Western Flyer (Photo by Debbie Meyer).
ROW 3 — (1) The Monterey Submarine Canyon based on multibeam bathymetric data ©MBARI. (2) ROV control room aboard R/V Rachel Carson (Photo by Kyra Schlining). (3) ROV Tiburon frame grab of an undescribed comb jelly in the genus Lampocteis.
ROW 4 — (1) ROV Ventana video frame grab of Macropinna microstoma, the barreleye fish. (2) LRAUV being deployed from R/V Paragon (© Kip Evans 2015). (3) ROV Tiburon video frame grab of Laser Raman Spectrometer, DORISS, making measurements at a seafloor vent.
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FROM THE GUEST EDITORS. Celebrating 30 Years of Ocean Science and Technology at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Chavez, F.P., P.G. Brewer, and C.A. Scholin. 2017. Celebrating 30 years of ocean science and technology at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. Oceanography 30(4):18–25, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.420.

The Coevolution of Midwater Research and ROV Technology at MBARI
Robison, B.H., K.R. Reisenbichler, and R.E. Sherlock. 2017. The coevolution of midwater research and ROV technology at MBARI. Oceanography 30(4):26–37, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.421.

Insights into the Biodiversity, Behavior, and Bioluminescence of Deep-Sea Organisms Using Molecular and Maritime Technology
Haddock, S.H.D., L.M. Christianson, W.R. Francis, S. Martini, C.W. Dunn, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, K.J. Osborn, B.A. Seibel, C.A. Choy, C.E. Schnitzler, G.I. Matsumoto, M. Messié, D.T. Schultz, J.R. Winnikoff, M.L. Powers, R. Gasca, W.E. Browne, S. Johnsen, K.L. Schlining, S. von Thun, B.E. Erwin, J.F. Ryan, and E.V. Thuesen. 2017. Insights into the biodiversity, behavior, and bioluminescence of deep-sea organisms using molecular and maritime technology. Oceanography 30(4):38–47, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.422.

Creating the Art of Deep-Sea Experimental Chemistry with MBARI ROVs
Brewer, P.G., E.T. Peltzer, P.M. Walz, and W.J. Kirkwood. 2017. Creating the art of deep-sea experimental chemistry with MBARI ROVs. Oceanography 30(4):48–59, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.423.

Chasing the Future: How Will Ocean Change Affect Marine Life?
Barry, J.P., D. Graves, C. Kecy, C. Lovera, C. Okuda, C.A. Boch, and J.P. Lord. 2017. Chasing the future: How will ocean change affect marine life? Oceanography 30(4):60–71, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.424.

Evolution of Monitoring an Abyssal Time-Series Station in the Northeast Pacific Over 28 Years
Smith, K.L., Jr., A.D. Sherman, P.R. McGill, R.G. Henthorn, J. Ferreira, and C.L. Huffard. 2017. Evolution of monitoring an abyssal time-​series station in the northeast Pacific over 28 years. Oceanography 30(4):72–81, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.425.

High-Resolution AUV Mapping and Targeted ROV Observations of Three Historical Lava Flows at Axial Seamount
Clague, D.A., J.B. Paduan, D.W. Caress, W.W. Chadwick Jr., M. Le Saout, B.M. Dreyer, and R.A. Portner. 2017. High-resolution AUV mapping and targeted ROV observations of three historic lava flows at Axial Seamount. Oceanography 30(4):82–99, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.426.

The Quest to Develop Ecogenomic Sensors: A 25-Year History of the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) as a Case Study
Scholin, C.A., J. Birch, S. Jensen, R. Marin III, E. Massion, D. Pargett, C. Preston, B. Roman, and W. Ussler III. 2017. The quest to develop ecogenomic sensors: A 25-Year history of the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) as a case study. Oceanography 30(4):100–113, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.427.

Hourly In Situ Nitrate on a Coastal Mooring: A 15-Year Record and Insights into New Production
Sakamoto, C.M., K.S. Johnson, L.J. Coletti, T.L. Maurer, G. Massion, J.T. Pennington, J.N. Plant, H.W. Jannasch, and F.P. Chavez. 2017. Hourly in situ nitrate on a coastal mooring: A 15-year record and insights into new production. Oceanography 30(4):114–127, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.428.

Climate Variability and Change: Response of a Coastal Ocean Ecosystem
Chavez, F.P., J.T. Pennington, R.P. Michisaki, M. Blum, G.M. Chavez, J. Friederich, B. Jones, R. Herlien, B. Kieft, B. Hobson, A.S. Ren, J. Ryan, J.C. Sevadjian, C. Wahl, K.R. Walz, K. Yamahara, G.E. Friederich, and M. Messié. 2017. Climate variability and change: Response of a coastal ocean ecosystem. Oceanography 30(4):128–145, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.429.


QUARTERDECK • Using Oceanography in the Classroom—Insight from a Survey of TOS Members
Kappel, E.S. 2017. Using Oceanography in the classroom—Insight from a survey of TOS members. Oceanography 30(4):4–5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.400.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Educating Undergraduates About the Ocean
Mix, A.C. 2017. Educating undergraduates about the ocean. Oceanography 30(4):6–7, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.401.

MILESTONES • Thank You, Walter Munk, for Being There at the Beginning
Briscoe, M. 2017. Thank you, Walter Munk, for being there at the beginning. Oceanography 30(4):8, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.402.

STUDENT PERSPECTIVE • Becoming an Ocean Advocate Through Experiential Learning
Dubickas, K., and A. Ilich. 2017. Becoming an ocean advocate through experiential learning. Oceanography 30(4):10–11, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.403.

RIPPLE MARKS • Birds with Fins, Fish with Wings: Pondering Penguins’ Prospects
Dybas, C.L. 2017. Birds with fins, fish with wings: Pondering penguins’ prospects. Oceanography 30(4):12–17, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.404.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • STEMSEAS: A Vehicle for the US Academic Fleet to Serve Undergraduates from Diverse Backgrounds
Cooper, S.K., and J.C. Lewis. 2017. STEMSEAS: A vehicle for the US academic fleet to serve undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. Oceanography 30(4):146–148, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.405.

CAREER PROFILES • Options and Insights
Career profiles—Options and Insights. 2017. Oceanography 30(4):149–151.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Francisco Chavez, MBARI
Peter Brewer, MBARI​
Chris Scholin, MBARI


Production of this issue of Oceanography was supported by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute through funds provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.