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World Wetlands Day 2018 Symposium

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Back Bay Science Center

600 Shellmaker Road

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Human Impacts on Estuaries: Sea Level Rise and Algal Blooms

In Observance of World Wetlands Day/47th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention

8:30 am Parking, check-in, continental breakfast

9:00 Peter Bryant, President of Newport Bay Conservancy, Introductions on the Ramsar Convention

9:05 Monique Myers, California Sea Grant Marine Science Institute, UCSB, "Vulnerability Assessment of the Santa Barbara Area Coastal Ecosystem"

9:35 Juliette Finzi-Hart, Director of Outreach, U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, "The Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) for Sea Level Rise and Storms in Southern California"

10:05 Break

10:30 Meredith Howard, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP), "Harmful Algal Blooms in California Estuaries"

11:00 Katherine Mackey, Department of Earth System Science, UCI, "How Photosynthesis Shapes and is Shaped by Ocean Processes"

11:30 Evyan Sloane, California Coastal Conservancy, "Living Shorelines"

- Guests will be provided with a continental breakfast and snacks.

Optional field trips, demonstrations following talks (exact topics/activities TBA).

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Back Bay Science Center

600 Shellmaker Road

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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