The John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series 

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The John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for the community at large to learn about Harbor Branch's most recent discoveries directly from the scientists who made them. The invited speakers from other institutions are colleagues who work on topics relevant to our Harbor Branch research themes.


The John & Barbara Ferrera

Ocean Science Lecture Series 2019

The Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for the community at large to learn about Harbor Branch's most recent discoveries directly from the scientists and engineers who make them. The invited speakers from other institutions are colleagues who work on topics relevant to our Harbor Branch research themes. Lectures are held in the auditorium of the Johnson Education Center on the Harbor Branch campus, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend.

Next Lecture

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (7p.m.) - Multiple Perspectives are Needed for Effective Conservation

Aaron Adams, Ph.D.

FAU Harbor Branch

Aquaculture & Stock Enhancement

 

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January 9: Jim Sullivan, FAU Harbor Branch - Harbor Branch: Looking Forward

January 16: Tracy Mincer, FAU Harbor Branch & Wilkes Honor College - Plastic Marine Debris and the Ocean Carbon Cycle

January 23: Amy Wright, FAU Harbor Branch - Natural Products: Double Edged Swords?

January 30: Gabby Barbarite, FAU Harbor Branch - Mission Ocean Discovery: An Overview of Outreach at FAU Harbor Branch

February 6: Nick Dickens, FAU Harbor Branch - DNAngling – Molecular Identification of Fish in the Indian River Lagoon

February 13: Megan Davis, FAU Harbor Branch - Ocean Entrées: Eat your Sea Vegetables!

February 20: M. Dennis Hanisak, FAU Harbor Branch - The Junior Scientists Program: Research by the Next Generation to Preserve Our Natural Resources for All Generations

February 27: Jon Moore, FAU Wilkes Honor College - Investigating the Deep Pelagic Animals in the Northern Gulf of Mexico after the BP Oil Spill

March 6: Tim Moore, University of New Hampshire - Using Remote Sensing Technologies to Detect Harmful Algal Blooms

March 13: Jordon Beckler, FAU Harbor Branch - Extending Soil Conservation to the Sea: Marine Sediments as the Next Frontier!

If you are interested in sponsoring a lecture, or if you have any questions about the Ocean Science Lecture Series, please contact Jill Sunderland at 772-242-2506, or email at education@fau.edu.


The Lecture Series will be on hiatus for the summer during the months of June, July, August and September. Lectures will reconvene in October.

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