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Chasing Coral Reef Resilience across the Central Pacific

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In 2016, students at Sea Education Association joined the scientific community on the front lines of climate change research to study coral bleaching caused by the 2015 record-breaking El Nino. The students, who were enrolled in SEA’s Pacific Reef Expedition, sailed thousands of miles to remote regions of the Central Pacific. What they found was disheartening: once thriving coral reef ecosystems reduced to bleached, lifeless deserts.

This past summer, SEA Semester students set out to see if those same coral reefs had recovered with the return of cooler waters. They embarked on a 2,600 nautical mile research voyage from Tahiti to Hawaii in a chase for coral reef resilience.

Learn more about this epic voyage, and its research findings, in what is certain to be a fascinating and illuminating lecture.

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Date:
November 4
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Sea Education Association Inc.
Phone:
508-540-3954
Website:
www.sea.edu

Venue

James L. Madden Center Lecture Hall
171 Woods Hole Road
Falmouth, MA United States
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Phone:
508.540.3954 x523
Website:
http://www.sea.edu/
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