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Informing government of coastal research for change

Posted by Lisa Roberts on August 5, 2014 in Alumni and Friends, Marine Affairs Program, All News, Faculty of Science
Marine Affairs Program (MAP) members (L-R) Selicia Douglas, Jessica MacIntosh and Mike Reid. (Bruce Bottomley photo)
Marine Affairs Program (MAP) members (L-R) Selicia Douglas, Jessica MacIntosh and Mike Reid. (Bruce Bottomley photo)

Mike Reid Selicia Douglas, and Jessica MacIntosh are all graduates of Dalhousie's graduate Marine Affairs program, and are working together to educate the public and government of t
he currently existing issues in coastal development.  

“We take outreach really, really seriously… ” she says, noting that it’s the third pillar of MAP’s mission, alongside teaching and research. “[It’s] contributing our expertise, and benefiting from expertise that we partner with, to enhance the quality of information that goes into decisions with regard to the coasts and oceans.” - Dr. Fanning, professor and prior director of Dal's Marine Affairs Program.

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