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 Climate Scientists Use Big Data To Respond To Acidification Die Off

The Washington state legislature asked UW scientists for help when infant oysters began dying in record numbers reportedly from increased acidity in Pacific Northwest waters. Parker MacCready Ph.D., is the physical oceanographer who led a team to develop the use of “big data” to forecast the ocean chemistry of waters entering shellfish growing areas. Come learn how this can help oysters and the shellfish industry, as well as salmon fishers, kayakers and the tracking of oil spills.

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 @ 7:00– 8:30 PM

Where:
Ada's Technical Bookstore
425 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
Cost:
Free

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