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Dawn Wright

In the last ten to twenty years new sophisticated technologies have been developed that hold tremendous potential for mapping and interpreting the ocean in unprecedented detail. This talk will focus on recent technical advances in mapping the deepest parts of our planet. The development and improvement of deep ocean mapping technologies is important not only for scientific discovery, but also to meet additional demands in government and conservation.

Dawn Wright was appointed chief scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute in 2011. She maintains an affiliated faculty appointment as professor of geography and oceanography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. She has participated in more than twenty oceanographic research expeditions, including three dives in the Alvin submersible.

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Creatures of the Deep and Treasure Maps of the Ocean Floor
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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Cost $5 for public; FREE for Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students with valid ID and advanced reservations.
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