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Talk on understanding and protecting underwater soundscapes in US National Marine Sanctuaries
October 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
The Center for Coastal Studies announced that renowned marine ecologist, Leila Hatch, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at the center’s annual Celebration of Women in Science & Chase-Miller Policy Forum Lecture 4-6 p.m., October 25, at 5 Holway Street, Provincetown.
Dr. Hatch will present “Can you hear me here? Understanding and protecting underwater soundscapes in US National Marine Sanctuaries.”
Leila Hatch works for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and is based at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, a marine protected area managed by NOAA off the coast of Massachusetts. She studies the ways that animals use sound underwater and the impacts of noise produced by human activities on marine environments. Her groundbreaking work was featured in the award-winning documentary “Sonic Sea.”
The lecture will be followed by the announcement of the winner of the 2019 Ruth Hiebert Memorial Fellowship, awarded annually to women who are pursuing degrees and careers in marine science.
To learn more about the event, visit: https://coastalstudies.org/event/chase-miller-marine-policy-forum-leila-hatch-sbnms/
This event is open to all. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. For more information call 508-487-3622 x 103 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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