Sea Talk: “Ocean Acidification – Science and Policy”, 22 November 2016, The Aquarium of Hawaii

Date & time: 22 November 2016, 6-7 pm

Location: Open Ocean Exhibit, Maui Ocean Center, 192 Ma’alaea Rd, Wailuku, Hawaii, HI 96793

“Ocean Acidification – Global Scientific and Policy Challenges” will be presented by Dr. Will Howard.

Today, ocean acidification poses growing risks to marine assets ranging from the tropical reefs to polar oceans. Join Dr. Will Howard and learn about ocean acidification and discover which natural science and social disciplines will be vital in the coming years for policymakers, the public and the scientific community.

Dr. Will Howard is the Head of Science at the Office of the Chief Scientist in Canberra and has a Ph.D in Geological Sciences from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. His research work focuses on marine climate change, with particular emphasis on ocean acidification and its impacts on the past, current and future ocean. He is particularly interested in the ocean carbon cycle and the responses of marine ecosystems to climate change.

Sea Talks are held in the Open Ocean Exhibit. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. Reservations are recommended, please call (808) 270-7075.

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