Fall Virtual Lectures with FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

The Fort Pierce-based research institute kicked off its fall lecture series on November 4 and will host the next conservation-focused talk on December 2

The 144-acre campus of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce

Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce kicked off the fall 2020 “John & Barbara Ferrara Ocean Science Lecture Series” virtually with a lecture on Wednesday, November 4, via Zoom. The next lecture will take place on Wednesday, December 2, at 4 p.m., also via Zoom.

Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., a FAU Harbor Branch research professor, opened the series with a discussion on “NEEMO 23: Simulating Space Exploration in a Real-Life Undersea Environment” and FAU Harbor Branch research professor Dennis Hanisak, Ph.D., will present “IRLON 2.0: Addressing Emerging Environmental Issues in the Indian River Lagoon” in December. All lectures are free and open to the public. To register for the Zoom lectures, visit https://bit.ly/3nPlH6e.           

For more information, contact the FAU Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Visitors Center at (772) 242-2293.


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