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Ocean Acidification: Observing a Global Issue on Local Scales
November 18, 2021 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMFree
Ocean acidification is just one effect climate change has on our oceans. Join us to hear from Dr. Jan Newton, a leading OA researcher in our area, as she shares how ocean acidification is being monitored in Puget Sound and what that means for our region’s future.
Speaker: Dr. Jan Newton is a Senior Principal Oceanographer with the Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington and an affiliate professor with the UW School of Oceanography and the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, both in the UW College of the environment. She is the Executive Director of the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS), the US IOOS Regional Association for the Pacific Northwest. She is a Co-director of the Washington Ocean Acidification Center and the Co-chair of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network.