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Ships, Scientists and the Sea: Exploring Earth's Last Frontier

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

The Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Spring Public Lectures presents, "Ships, Scientists and the Sea: Exploring Earths Last Frontier," with  Sean Higgins, Director, Office of Marine Operations and Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. 

Open to the public.  Registration recommended.

The ocean is the defining feature of our planet and is the last and largest unexplored place on Earth. For more than 60 years, Lamont-Doherty scientists have pioneered studies of the worlds oceans from our renowned research vessels. From the South Pacific to the North Atlantic, theyve traveled millions of miles in pursuit of new knowledge about our planet. Join us to learn how scientists conduct research at sea and about the exciting discoveries theyve made throughout our rich seagoing history.

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Categories: Environmental