Free Lecture Series Continues at SF Maritime National Historical Park
(Vallejo, California – February 8, 2017) – Cal Maritime professors are examining maritime history, science, and art at a free lecture series at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
The Blue Room Lectures are presented in partnership by the National Park Service and California State University. All the programs take place at the Maritime Museum's Blue Room, 900 Beach Street, San Francisco. A Q & A period follows each talk.
Saturday, March 25 – Artists Lauren Hartman and Martin Machado will present Onshore Winds and Offshore Accounts a conversation focusing on capturing the sights and subjects at ports of call all over the world in artistic works.
Saturday, May 20 – Dr. Alex Parker will discuss Urban Oceans: The Remarkable Changing Ecology of the San Francisco Estuary.
Saturday, July 29 – Kate Sammler will discuss Measurement and Meaning: Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Elevations. From the local San Francisco tide gauge, the nation's oldest continually operating tidal observation station, to the concept of global mean sea level, this lecture will examine the historical development of sea level and the geopolitical and geophysical implications of rising seas.
All programs begin at 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact 415-561-7177.