Climate Change: Multimedia Presentations

On this page you will find a number of The Natural Laboratory multimedia presentations that discuss some of the impacts of climate change and what Point Reyes National Seashore is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.

 
Fog-filled valley with yellow twilight above a ridge in the background. © John B. Weller. Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Listen to the Declining fog in coastal California? podcast - 5:27 minutes (6,405 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (63 KB PDF)
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Watch the...

 
 
Micro algae. Image courtesy Julie Kuo. Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Watch the Burning Ancient Life: The Geology of an Oil Reserve Soundslides presentation - September 22, 2011 - 4:40 minutes (~9.5 MB)
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Listen to the podcast - 4:40 minutes (5,478 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (64 KB PDF)
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Watch the...

 
 
Thumbnail for The Natural Laboratory's "Ocean Acidification: Where will all the seashells go?" presentation- May 12, 2011. Image is of a spiral of sand dollars on a black background. Image by Cassandra Brooks. Click on image to download the podcast.

Listen to the Ocean Acidification: Where will all the seashells go? podcast - 8:46 minutes (10,288 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (68 KB PDF)
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Watch the...

 
 
Soil horizon with shovel on the left. Credit: Marin Carbon Project. Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Watch the An Underground Answer to Greenhouse Gasses Soundslides presentation - October 19, 2010 - 5:36 minutes (~10.7 MB)
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Listen to the podcast (5,266 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (63 KB PDF)

 
Acorn Woodpecker. Photo courtesy of Gary Kramer/USFWS. Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Watch the Birds on the go: Climate change and California's feathered friends Soundslides presentation - September 9, 2010 - 5:24 minutes (~10.5 MB)
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Listen to the podcast (5,062 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (64 KB PDF)

 
Photovoltaic panels on Point Reyes National Seashore's Administration building.  Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Watch the Sustainability at Point Reyes National Seashore Soundslides presentation - September 9, 2010 - 5:23 minutes (~9 MB)
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Listen to the podcast (5,042 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (65 KB PDF)

 
Frank Schwing with a lighthouse in the background. Image courtesy of NOAA

Listen to the Exploring how Climate Change is impacting the California Coast podcast - December 15, 2009
Part 1 - 4:56 minutes (5,789 KB mp3)
Part 2 - 4:22 minutes (5,122 KB mp3)
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Read the transcripts
Part 1 (65 KB PDF) / Part 2 (62 KB PDF)

 
Humboldt Squid. Image courtesy of MBARI.  Click on this image to view the Soundslides presentation.

Watch the Fishing for the Humboldt Squid Soundslides presentation - November 24, 2009 - 5:16 minutes (~9.2 MB)
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Listen to the podcast (6,189 KB mp3)
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Read the transcript (67 KB PDF)

 

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
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