Ocean Expert Exchange: Engineering Solutions for Coral Reef Research

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 @ 10:00am
Online
On Oct. 5th, Nate Formel of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration will share how he has used the open-source movement to expand and improve on tools for marine research, including that on ocean acidification in the Florida Keys. 

Ocean Expert Exchange webinars delve into marine science, technology and conservation topics with subject-matter experts. Co-hosted by ANGARI Foundation and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute's Scientist in Every Florida School initiative, Ocean Expert Exchange events welcome audiences of all ages and include a brief presentation on the featured topic followed by Q&A with the audience. Event livestreams are accessible via Zoom (recommended - registration required) and YouTube. REGISTRATION & 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: https://angari.org/coral-reef-research 

SPEAKER BIO: Nate Formel is a marine biologist whose work has focused mainly on conservation and restoration of coral reef ecosystems in Florida, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. He holds an M.S. from the University of Miami and B.S. in Biology from Northeastern University, and is currently a Senior Research Associate at the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory’s (AOML) Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division and the University of Miami’s Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS). Formel’s work at CIMAS and AOML focuses on identifying resilient coral genotypes, methods to enhance the resilience of corals used for restoration of impacted reefs, and development of novel, low-cost, and open-source sampling equipment to expand the suite of tools used to study coral reef ecosystems.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2022-10-05 10:00:00 2022-10-05 13:00:00 America/New_York Ocean Expert Exchange: Engineering Solutions for Coral Reef Research https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/955428/ocean-expert-exchange-engineering-solutions-for-coral-reef-research Online, Online Event

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