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Briefing on the Sea Grant DDT+ Research Needs Assessment
January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
You’re invited to an Ocean Science Trust briefing in partnership with California Sea Grant and USC Sea Grant to discuss the recently released report, A Deep Ocean DDT+ Research Needs Assessment for the Southern California Bight. Jointly facilitated by both Sea Grant Programs, this community-driven assessment provides a research agenda for future investments and immediate actions to fill critical gaps in our knowledge about the nature, extent, fate, and impacts of deep ocean DDT+ pollution (i.e, DDT and associated compounds) in the Southern California Bight.
Join us for a Q&A with expert panelists:
Dr. Dave Valentine, UC Santa Barbara
Gabrielle Crowe, Ballona Wetlands Land Trust / Gabrielino-Shoshone Tribal Council
Dr. Pádraig Duignan, The Marine Mammal Center
Jenn Eckerle, Ocean Protection Council
Including Sea Grant Assessment Report Authors:
Dr. Amalia Almada, USC Sea Grant
Dr. Lian Guo, California Sea Grant
Moderated by Dr. Liz Whiteman, Executive Director, Ocean Science Trust
Presented in Partnership with California Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal
To learn more about Sea Grant’s Assessment report, visit Sea Grant’s Story Map: http://bit.ly/CaliforniaDDT-SeaGrant