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Thursday, September 27 • 10:00am - 11:20am
Action on Ocean Acidification

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A panel discussion on what we know, what are doing, and what we need to do to communicate, educate and address ocean acidification.


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avatar for Jenifer Austin

Jenifer Austin

Project Manager, Google
Jenifer Austin is the Manager of the Google Ocean Program. She also helped start the Google Earth Outreach Program which supports nonprofit groups using Google Earth and Maps to change the world. Jenifer holds an undergraduate degree in biology and a masters degree in the Neurosciences from Stanford University and has done research at Florida State University, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and... Read More →
avatar for Bill Dewey

Bill Dewey

Since receiving his degree in shellfish biology from the University of Washington in 1981 Bill Dewey has worked thirty years as a shellfish farmer in Washington State. He is Manager of Public Policy | and Communications for Taylor Shellfish Company, the largest producer of farmed shellfish in the | country, and owns and operates his own manila clam farm in Samish Bay. Bill has taken an active | role throughout his career on environmental and... Read More →
avatar for Congressman Sam Farr

Congressman Sam Farr

Farr’s public service career began in the California Assembly, where he worked as a staffer on | budget issues for a decade. In 1975, he ran for and won a seat on the Monterey County Board of | Supervisors. | | In 1980 he was elected to the California State Assembly, where he became a champion for the | organics industry and wrote one of the country’s strictest oil spill liability laws. He served in the | Assembly until his... Read More →
avatar for Jean-Pierre Gattuso

Jean-Pierre Gattuso

Jean-Pierre Gattuso is a Research Professor at the Centre National de la Recherche | Scientifique (CNRS) (National Center for Scientific Research, France) and is based at the | Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, a marine station operated by the Université | Pierre-et-Marie Curie (Paris 6) in Southern France. | | His research interests are related to: (1) the carbon and carbonate cycles in coastal | ecosystems; and (2) the... Read More →
avatar for Haley Jackson

Haley Jackson

Haley Jackson is a documentary filmmaker and new media producer.
avatar for Joanie Kleypas

Joanie Kleypas

Joanie Kleypas is a marine ecologist/geologist that focuses on how coral reefs and other | marine ecosystems are affected by changes in the Earth's atmosphere and climate. Global | warming, for example, is causing tropical ocean temperatures to increase faster than | corals can adapt, resulting in high rates of coral bleaching. This is one of the major causes | of the present, rapid degradation of coral reef ecosystems. Ocean acidification is... Read More →
avatar for Dan Laffoley

Dan Laffoley

Dan is Marine Vice Chair of IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas and Senior Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation in the Global Marine and Polar Programme at IUCN. He is a leading global expert on ocean conservation and for over 25 years has been responsible for the creation of many key global, national, European and global partnerships and alliances that underpin marine conservation. Alongside his work with IUCN he serves on the... Read More →
avatar for Jane Lubchenco

Jane Lubchenco

Dr. Jane Lubchenco is a Ukrainian-American environmental scientist and marine ecologist. | On March 19, 2009, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first woman to serve as the | administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). | | While performing duties as head of NOAA, Dr. Lubchenco, The Wayne and Gladys Valley | Professor of Marine Biology and Oregon State University Distinguished Professor of Zoology... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2012 10:00am - 11:20am
Golden State Theater 417 Alvarado Street, Monterey, CA 93940

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