Presented by: Kathleen M. Stafford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor School of Oceanography,
University of Washington
Dr. Kate Stafford is a Principal Oceanographer at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her current research focuses on the acoustic environment of the Arctic and how declining sea ice and increasing industrial use affect marine mammals, the subject of her recent TED talk. She studies the songs that cetaceans use to communicate and how these change over time. Stafford's research has been featured in Wild Blue: a Natural History of the World's Largest Animal by Dan Bortolotti, the New York Times "Scientist at Work" blog, and The Planet magazine.
WHEN: Thursday, March 11, from noon to 1 p.m.
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-Submitted by Tricia Fincham