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Science Sunday
Sunday, March 17, 2013, 01:00pm - 02:00pm
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Marine Mammal CSI: What marine mammal strandings teach us about ocean and human health Presented by: Robin Dunkin, Ph.D., Field Operations Manager, Long Marine Lab Strandings Network; Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz Join Robin Dunkin and explore what happens to a marine mammal carcass after it is taken off the beach, including a virtual tour of a marine mammal necropsy (animal autopsy). Through necropsies we discovery clues about the cause of death and the unique physiology that allows these mammals to live in the ocean. Learn how marine mammal strandings are helping scientists to better understand the complex interactions between the health of our oceans, and ourselves, in this fun and interactive talk.
Location : Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 100 Shaffer Road, End of Delaware Avenue
Contact : or 459-3800
Free with admission. Please visit our website for details.