‘Life on Planet Ocean,’ the topic of School of Marine Sciences fall seminar
The University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences will host a talk by Nancy Knowlton, the Sant Chair for Marine Science at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History on Oct. 20.
Knowlton will present “Life on Planet Ocean — from DNA to #OceanOptimism at 11 a.m in 354 Aubert Hall.
The talk will focus on the new technologies and methods marine scientists can use to understand the ocean in ways that were previously inconceivable and the role marine scientists play in maintaining and restoring ocean health, as well as the importance of public engagement by way of sharing positive examples of successes.
Attendance via Polycom from Darling Marine Center, Gulf of Maine Research Institute and Bigelow Laboratories is available. For more information, contact Susan Brawley, firstname.lastname@example.org.