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Spring Webinar Series 2024

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Posted: March 21, 2024
Category: Around the Gulf , Featured News , GCAN , GCAN-Webinars

GCOOS and SECOORA have teamed up for a Spring Webinar Series focused on establishing collaborative opportunities among the U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON), the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Acidification Network (GCAN) and the Southeast Ocean and Coastal Acidification Network (SOCAN).

The goal is to build synergy across the networks to advance science in support of resource management and the Blue Economy. Series objectives include:

  • Advancing understanding of the state of MBON and OA science, with emphasis on the southeast Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico;
  • Identifying opportunities to bridge MBON and the OA fields of science;
  • Synthesizing lessons learned across MBON and OA activities to develop new partnerships and identify collaborative research opportunities.

Organizing panel members are Dr. Chris Simoniello, GCOOS; Jennifer Vreeland-Dawson, GCOOS/GCAN; Dr. Kim Yates, USGS/GCAN; Dr. Emily Hall, MML/SOCAN; Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA; Emily Noakes, SECOORA.

Webinar 1 — April 11, 2024

Dr. Kim Yates, GCAN Steering Committee Chair, will provide the opening overview, followed by OA speakers Dr. Leticia Barbero, chemical oceanographer, and Dr. Ana Palacio, biologist, NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory and MBON speaker, Gabrielle Canonico, NOAA IOOS.

  • When: Noon to 1:10 p.m. ET April 11
  • Where: GoTo Meeting (download the app here)
  • Registration: Please register here to receive the webinar

Webinar 2 — April 30, 2024

This webinar will focus on techniques that help us monitor ocean animals. Speakers will explore everything from acoustics to eDNA. Speakers include Drs. Luke Thompson, NOAA AOML, Neil Hammerschlag, Atlantic Shark Expeditions, and Jennifer Miksis-Olds, University of New Hampshire.

  • When: Noon to 1 p.m. ET April 30
  • Where: GoTo Meeting (download the app here)
  • Registration:

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