Webinars

The GCAN webinar series is presented by the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Acidification Network (GCAN) and NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program (OAP).

Haille Leija, Habitat Restoration Manager for the Galveston Bay Foundation, presents “Habitat Restoration & Shoreline Protection in Galveston Bay.”

Manager Julianna Mullen provides an overview of the Ocean Acidification Information Exchange, an online community for professionals involved with or interested in the topics of ocean and coastal acidification.

Melissa Rae McCutcheon, Ph.D. Candidate in Coastal and Marine System Science, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, presents “Coastal Acidification Monitoring and State-Level Actions.”

Sophie J. McCoy, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Science and Coastal and Marine Laboratory, Florida State University, presents “Forging Classroom Inclusivity through Educational Research: Lessons Learned from the EDU-STEM Network.”

Dr. Stephan Howden, University of Southern Mississippi, presents “Autonomous Monitoring of Ocean Acidification Parameters in the Hypoxic Northern Gulf of Mexico.”

Dr. Barbara Kirkpatrick, GCOOS Executive Director, presents “Forecasting ‘Every Beach, Every Day’ to Improve Public Health Information During Karenia Brevis Blooms.”

Dr. Xinping Hu, associate professor in chemical oceanography and a Ruth A. Campbell Professor in Coastal and Marine System Science at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and Chair for Ecosystem Science & Modeling at Harte Research Institute presents “Estuarine Acidification, A Subtropical Texas Flavor.”

Dr. Xinping Hu, associate professor in chemical oceanography and a Ruth A. Campbell Professor in Coastal and Marine System Science at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and Chair for Ecosystem Science & Modeling at Harte Research Institute, & Dr. Leticia Barbero, assistant scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) from the University of Miami and conducts her work at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) of NOAA present “Ocean Acidification in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico.”