2007 Radioshow Podcast Archives
December 13, 2007
Guest: Captain Charles Moore
Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation reports on his September 2007
voyage across the Pacific Ocean through the Pacific Gyre and the changes he saw this year from years past.
The first part of the show was a rebroadcast from August 28, 2006 The second part was 12 minutes in length.
Download the entire show (2.8 MB MP3) here.
November 15, 2007
Sanctuary Expansion Bill update
Guest: Richard Charter
Richard Charter talks about the Sanctuary Expansion Bill and the next steps involved to extend
Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries north. This is in reference to
Representative Lynn Woolsey's Sanctuary Expansion Bill HR 1187.
Note: this is a 13 minute file, the rest of the show was a rerun of Sept 20th, 2007 show.
Download the entire show (2.0 MB MP3) here.
October 18, 2007
Who Glows There?
Guest: Dr. Steven Haddock MBARI talks about Bioluminescence
Find out about ocean organisms that glow in the dark. How do they do it? What is bioluminescence?
Fluorescence? What are researchers learning about this exciting phenomenon that happens not only in
the deep sea, but in the surface waters and even on land.
Download the entire show (11.3 MB MP3) here.
September 20th, 2007
Blue Water Goldrush - The Odyssey of a Commercial Sea Urchin Diver
Guest: Tom Kendrick - Author of Blue Water Goldrush , former sea urchin commercial diver and surfer
Tom is a former commercial sea urchin diver and shares tales from diving from the beginning of the
CA sea urchin fishery, through its changes and his life changes. Initially in search of good surf
spots, Tom's life took a quick turn. He takes us from the Channel Islands to the North Coast of
Mendocino and the Farallon Islands on the show.
Download the entire show (10 MB MP3) here.
August 23rd, 2007
Behind the Scenes Research at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Guests: Researchers and Biologists from Cordell Bank
Part 1- Listen in behind the scenes as researchers explore the soft bottom habitats of Cordell Bank
National Marine Sancutary with a camera sled off the R/V Fulmar.
Part 2-Hear from biologists aboard the R/V Fulmar as they conduct surveys on the surface waters of
Cordell Bank NMS looking for seabirds and marine mammals in the sanctuary.
Download Part 1 (6.1 MB MP3) here.
Download Part 2 (6.9 MB MP3) here.
July 26th, 2007
Ray Bandar, "A Life with Skulls"
Guest: Beth Cataldo
Ray "Bones" Bandar has been collecting skulls for over 50 years. Beth Cataldo, filmmaker captures
Ray's unique enthusiasm for dead things in her latest film A Life with Skulls. Hear from Beth about
her capturing Ray's hobby on film and stories from Ray about collecting skulls from dead animals all
over the world, but most locally on the shoreline of California.
Download the entire show (11.6 MB MP3) here.
June 28th, 2007
Guest: Roz Savage-Rower and Jim Farley from the Marin County Fair
Following her successful crossing of the Atlantic ocean in 2006, Roz Savage is bidding to be the
first woman ever to row solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her 3-stage row launches from San Francisco
in Summer 2007. Hear about her Atlantic crossing and her goals for the Pacific crossing in 2007.
Later in the show, hear from Jim Farley about the Marin County Fair and the Aquatic Adventures theme
that highlights the watershed and waters of Marin County.
Download the entire show (11.6 MB MP3) here.
May 31, 2007
The Living Ocean Initiative, and Sharks movie
Guest: Reverend Deborah Streeter, leader of Upwellings Ministry and Associate Film Producer David McGuire
The Living Ocean Initiative, was launched by Reverend Deborah Streeter, leader of "Upwellings" an
environmental ministry. Deborah discusses the initiative and outcomes of the recent retreat held in
Monterey that brought together scientists, clergy, and congregants to unite in discussion.
Then on the second half of the show, hear about a new film, Sharks: Stewards of the Reef, an
educational film that explores the relationship between sharks to the oceans and coral reef
ecosystems with guest Associate Producer David McGuire.
Download the entire show (17.2 MB MP3) here.
May 3, 2007
Everything you wanted to know about the ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
Guest: Dr. Tierney Thys-Marine Biologist/Filmmaker
Love those Molas! also known as ocean sunfish! There are too many cool things to list about the
oddly beloved ocean sunfish that frequent our sanctuary waters here in CA. They can reach lengths
of 10 feet and up to 5000 lbs, eating jellyfish! This makes them the world's heaviest bony fish!
Tune in to hear from National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Tierney Thys to learn more about the
mola and the latest of her research.
Download the entire show (17MB MP3) here.
April 23rd, 2007
Open Water Swimming Experiences
Guest: Author Lynne Cox - Open Water Swimmer
Lynne shares her stories and experiences from her long distance open water swimming experiences,
including swims in the Bering Sea and Antarctica! Lynne is an open water/long distance swimmer and
shares stories and tales from her book: Swimming to Antarctica, and most recently published in
Download the entire show (14MB MP3) here.
April 5th, 2007
Ecosystem and Weather
Guest: Dr. John Largier, an Oceanographer with University of California, Bodega Marine Lab
The winds of spring are the drivers of our productive food web here on the California coast.
Jennifer talks with Dr. John Largier, an Oceanographer with University of California, Bodega
Marine Lab about the unseen forces that shape the marine ecosystem and weather on our coast.
Learn about the new oceanographic buoy being installed at Cordell Bank.
Download the entire show (17.4MB MP3) here.
March 8th, 2007
Davidson Seamount Explorations
Guest: Andrew DeVogelaere Ph. D. of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Jennifer Stock talks with Andrew DeVogelaere Ph. D. of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
about the recent explorations taking place on Davidson Seamount off the Big Sur Coast. Also,
hear about the upcoming Cordell Bank Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting and the guest speakers
that will be presenting on the Sanctuary expansion bill and supporting west Marin and West Sonoma
Heritage fishing communities.
Download the entire show (18MB MP3) here.
February 8, 2007
Elephant Seals at Point Reyes National Seashore
Guest: Dr. Sarah Allen from Point Reyes National Seashore
Dr. Allen talks about the elephant seal breeding season in full action at Point Reyes National
Seashore. Hear about their survival from being nearly extinct to their booming growth rates and
their unique adaptations to living in the marine environment.
Download the entire show (22.5MB MP3) here.
January 15, 2007
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival
Guest: Founder of the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival
Put on your SCUBA gear, we're going diving, into the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Texas. 2007 marks the 15th anniversary of the northernmost
coral reefs in the US. Perched atop salt domes 100 miles offshore of Texas, the Flower Gardens
maintain an amazing array of healthy coral reefs, visited by sea turtles, whale sharks, and manta
rays. Towards the end of the show, we'll be talking with the founder of the San Francisco Ocean
Film Festival for an overview of the upcoming ocean film event.
Download the entire show (24.3MB MP3) here.