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Baird at UW Fisheries on Bevan Lecture Series, 2-17, 4:30PM /Ocean Acidification, 1 hour

Meet the congressman who co-wrote STOCK, Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge.  He will speak on the Bevans Lecture Series: Ocean Acidification.   The issue of acidic oceans is very serious. Many oceanic organisms require a naturally stable and specific ph range to grow tiny shells on their bodies. This as well as other important biological mechanisms are disrupted by acidification- the lecture will last from 4:30pm to 5:30pm and will be followed by a reception. Call Rafael Ravenet at: 206-898-1943 for SCALLOPS meet.

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Comment by Rafael Ravenet on February 17, 2012 at 11:42am

Alas, I was upset to find out Ocean Acidification Lecture was incorrectly dated...  Anyway, I was treated to

16 February

Rudy Kloser

Senior Research Scientist, Team Leader Deepwater Ecosystems Stat, CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), Australia

Sound advice: Acoustical insights into deepwater fisheries and ecosystems

And next week will be a good one for Shark lovers.  this is confirmed. Folks, if you haven't been to this lecture series on sustainable fisheries managment issues, it is fantastic!  Bevan Lecture Series.

23 February

Steven Campana

Chief Scientist, Canadian Shark Research Laboratory, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canadian Shark Research Laboratory

Large sharks tracked with satellite tags reveal their secret hideaways

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