Barbara Block

Fall 2010


Dr. Block visits MHC as part of the dedication of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment (October 28-29).


Professor of Marine Sciences at Standford University, Dr. Block does ground-breaking investigation on how tuna and other large ocean fish interact with their ocean environment. She is the founder of the Tuna Research and Conservation Center at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Her work at the Center combines ecology, genetics, physiology, oceanography, and engineering to understand the lives and the vulnerabilities of tuna fisheries worldwide.