Gulf Lagniappe: Is the Dead Zone Really ‘Dead’?

When:
April 12, 2014 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
2014-04-12T14:00:00+00:00
2014-04-12T20:00:00+00:00
Where:
DeFelice Marine Center
8124 Louisiana 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
USA
Cost:
$10/person
Contact:
Murt Conover
(985) 851-2860

The Coastal Waters Consortium (cwc.lumcon.edu) and LUMCON marine education are hosting a workshop for anyone 18 years or older who is interested in gaining more insight into hypoxia (low oxygen) in the Gulf of Mexico. Participants will learn about this environmental phenomenon from Dr. Nancy Rabalais who has been leading a hypoxia research program in the northern Gulf of Mexico since 1985.

Workshop Highlights:

  • a presentation by Dr. Nancy Rabalais, LUMCON Executive Director & Professor
  • hands-on field and laboratory activities
  • a cruise aboard the R/V Acadiana

Cost: $10/person* (can be paid by check or when you arrive for the workshop).

Workshop Agenda (subject to change)
9:oo ‐ 9:30 am: Participant check-in; meet and greet (light refreshments will be available)
9:30 am: Tour of the Marine Center and Introduction to the CWC and GoMRI
10:00 am: Presentation:
11:15 am: LUNCH (provided)
12 pm: Cruise on the R/V Acadiana
3:00pm: Wrap-up, evaluations, adjourn

To Register: contact Murt Conover at (985) 851-2860 or mconover@lumcon.edu
or complete a registration form by going online to either
https://cwc.lumcon.edu/?page_id=3763 or http://cwceducation.wordpress.com/.

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