How can mapping the seabed contribute to initiatives like the Ocean Decade? The IHO produced a video for World Oceans Day which highlights some of the ways hydrography can contribute to increasing our knowledge of the ocean.

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June 10

1:00pm PST/ 3:00pm EST 

Co-Hosted By: OA Alliance, Peace Boat US

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60 minutes

Ocean Acidification Poetry, Samantha Jones – 5 minutes (recording)

Short Introductions:

(1) Seattle Aquarium, Dr. Jim Wharton, Director of Conservation Engagement and Learning

(2) Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Dr. Duncan McIntosh, Oceanography Officer

(3) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, William Pardis and Kalina Grabb


(4) Gullah/Geechee Nation, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/ Geechee Nation

(5) Oceano Azul, Mr. Sam Collins, Project Manager

Panel discussion facilitated by Ms. Jessie Turner, OA Alliance – 35 minutes

Concluding Remarks:  Emilie McGlone, Peace Boat US – 5 minutes

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