Adaptive Peaks/WiSE Professions:The Ocean is losing its breath - an overview of the problem, its effects, and solutionsCampus CalendarEvent Website
Thursday, April 25, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 5 Illick Hall
Event Description: Denise Breitburg, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, is the penultimate speaker in the semester long Adaptive Peaks Lecture Series theme of "Effecting Change at Local to Global Scales". Dr. Breitburg directs SERCís Marine & Estaurine Ecology Lab and thinks up new ways to investigate the impacts of dead zones and acidification on Chesapeake Bayís fish and invertebrates. She is a leader of the international Global Ocean Oxygen Network, and spearheaded the major 2018 review of ocean deoxygenation published in Science.In addition to her duties at SERC, Breitburg has served as Participating Faculty, Graduate Program in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences, University of Maryland System. She was previously Curator, Marine/Estuarine Ecology, Ichthyology, at The Academy of Natural Sciences, Estuarine Research Center and Adjunct Professor, and Graduate Faculty member within other departments at the University of Maryland. She earned a BS and MA in Biology from ASU, and a Ph.D. from the UC Santa Barbara, where she looked at Marine and estuarine ecology; relationship between behavior and community ecology; and the behavior and ecology of fishes.
Sponsor: Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and ESF Women's Caucus
Monday, June 17, 2019
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