[PAST EVENT] VIMS After Hours - Chesapeake Bay Water Quality: From Short-term Forecasts to Long-term Trends
LocationVIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium, also available as a live webinar
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
Access & Features
- Open to the public
How do environmental issues such as ocean acidification and hypoxia (low levels of dissolved oxygen in the water) impact the Bay and the organisms within? Find out how, why it matters, and learn about the methods scientists at VIMS use to better understand the past, current, and future of water quality issues! Join VIMS Research Professor Dr. Marjy Friedrichs and graduate student Fei Da as they discuss tools for studying Chesapeake Bay water quality issues. You will also find out where you can go to find short-term water quality forecasts, including salinity, oxygen, and pH for the Chesapeake Bay.
Registration is required.
After Hours lectures are designed for an adult audience.
We are excited to offer this lecture in-person in McHugh Auditorium on VIMS' Gloucester Point Campus! Face masks are currently optional for all individuals in indoor spaces on the VIMS campus. This lecture will also be available as a live-streamed webinar. Registration is required for both in-person and webinar attendees. Webinar links will be sent in all registration confirmation emails. At this time, we are expecting a hybrid event, but registrants will be notified in advance if the event moves to a virtual only format.
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