2012 Knapp Chair Science Lecture
Date and Time
Friday, February 24, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Shiley Center for Science and Technology, Room 133
Dr. Paul Snelgrove, the 2012 Knapp Chair, will present a science lecture titled, "Marine Biodiversity in the 21st Century: Making Ocean Life Count."
Dr. Snelgrove is a professor of biological oceanography in Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Ocean Science Center and Biology Department, Canada. His interests include marine community ecology, larval ecology of invertebrates and fish, ecology of benthic invertebrates, hydrodynamic effects on benthic communities and populations, deep-sea ecology, biodiversity, and marine conservation. He chaired the Synthesis Group of the Census of Marine Life that oversaw the final phase of the program.
Sponsored by the Department of Marine Science and Environmental Science and the Department of Biology