Open UBC Week: The Sea Around US

Name: The Sea Around US

Date: Thursday, November 1

Time: 1:00pm – 1:50pm

Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room

Description: Daniel Pauly and his team will showcase their highly acclaimed The Sea Around Us project. This openly available research portal examines the impact of fisheries on marine ecosystems of the world, and offers mitigating solutions to a range of stakeholders through Analyses & Visualizations, articles in peer-reviewed journals and other media (News & About) that is posted on the portal along with other data sources the team has developed. These include Exclusive Economic Zones, Large Marine Ecosystems, the High Seas and other spatial scales, global maps and summaries. Pauly, the 2012 recipient of the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest and 2012 winner of UBC’s Innovative Dissemination of Research Award, will discuss his motivation for opening up access to his research worldwide as represented by such projects as The Sea Around Us.

Ticketing: FREE

Open to Public, Recommended for Faculty, Staff, Students, and other Schools

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