Thursday, October 16, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
LACC 406AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Corey Garza, PhD, Assistant Professor, California State University, Monterey Bay
Cara Wilson, PhD, Ecologist, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Elisa Maldonado, PhD, Laboratory Manager, Harvard University
Serena Moseman-Valtierra, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island
Description: Understanding the role of the oceans in global climate change requires engagement of the STEM disciplines for success. This session focuses on emerging science in biology, ecology, remote sensing, biogeochemistry and mathematical modeling to better understand ocean dynamics and how global change can impact marine life, habitats, and humans.