• January 14
  • Seymour Marine Discovery Center , Santa Cruz
  • January 14, 2021
  • Categories: All Ages, Community

Event Details

  • January 14, 2021
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Free
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Event Description

Labside Chats: A Conversation with a Scientist featuring Dr. Adina Paytan

Seymour Marine Discovery Center’s “Labside Chats: A Conversation with a Scientist” featuring Dr. Adina Paytan on Thursday, January 14th at 11:00am


Tune in for the Seymour Center’s next Labside Chat with Doctor Adina Paytan, Research Professor with the Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021 at 11:00am (PST).

We will be exploring the fascinating field of Chemical Oceanography and learning how chemical elements are transferred between living organisms and the marine environment. Join us to discover what this process reveals about previous and present climate and oceanography records, and how human impacts to the biogeochemical cycles can cause long-term changes to the ocean.

Join the conversation! Submit your questions in advance for Doctor Paytan, then watch the conversation to hear the answers during the live chat.

Help us put together questions such as:
• What is paleoceanography, and what can it reveal about Earth’s past climate and marine environments?
• How do nutrients and trace metals impact the growth of organisms in freshwater and marine ecosystems?
• What are biogeochemical cycles, and why are they important to understanding human impacts to the ocean?
• Why are isotopes important to understanding biogeochemical cycles?

Visit the Seymour Center’s website to submit your questions in advance for Doctor Paytan, and to watch the live conversation: seymourcenter.ucsc.edu/learn/ongoing-education/labside-chats


Labside Chats are live streamed the second and fourth Thursday of every month (excluding holidays), and are offered at no charge.

Please support the Seymour Center by becoming a member or making a donation today.
• seymourcenter.ucsc.edu/get-involved/join
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Thank you sincerely.

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