Feb 08, 2024 12:00 PM
John Ryan
Whales and the Whalefest

Lowry to introduce. Needs screen.  Will come 1 hour early to set up sound system. 
About Dr. John Ryan


Dr. John Ryan is a biological oceanographer with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), where his team works to understand the complex ecology of marine mammals so that we can better protect them.


In his presentation, John will enable your members to:


* Immerse themselves in the powerful sounds of whales living right here in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

* Explore exciting scientific discoveries enabled by listening to whales.

* Learn about a phenomenal local event, dedicated to whales... Whalefest Monterey!


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In the sonic realm of the sea, magnificent and massive animals use sound to communicate, socialize, forage, navigate, reproduce, and transmit culture.  In this brief exploration, we'll take a deep dive into the ocean's world of sound — immersing in the powerful songs of Earth's largest animals and exploring dimensions of their phenomenal lives that are revealed in the vibrations that sound carries.