Lecture: The Zooplankton of Puget Sound: Links to Climate and Fisheries

Location: Fort Worden Chapel
Date: November 10, 2019


Sunday, November 10
3 p.m.
The Fort Worden Chapel

Admission: $5
(students & teachers FREE)
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Julie Keister, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biological Oceanography
University of Washington

Dr. Keister’s research focuses on a variety of problems in biological oceanography and zooplankton ecology, particularly those related to how climate-driven environmental change interacts with biological processes to control zooplankton biogeography, diversity, community structure, and abundance. Interactions between the environment and zooplankton population structure, behavior (e.g., diel vertical migration), and growth ultimately control ecosystems including fish and other upper trophic level organisms. Dr. Keister works on these interdisciplinary projects using a combination of field collections, laboratory experiments, satellite data and collaboration with modelers.

More info about the lecturer: http://faculty.washington.edu/jkeister/
Contact: jkeister@uw.edu

This is the second installment of The Future of Oceans lecture series.
This event is offered with generous support by the Darrow Family.

Assisted Listening Devices available