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June 7, 2021

Posted by Communications and Marketing on June 7, 2021 in News

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, June 7, 2021.

How a net-zero future depends on the ocean’s ability to absorb carbon
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Anya Waite, CEO and Scientific Director of the Ocean Frontier Institute
Research specialties: Biological oceanography
ContactAnya.waite@dal.ca or 902-219-1555

The condition of North Atlantic right whales, ocean health
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Sean Brillant, adjunct in the Department of Oceanography
Research Specialties: Movement models for north Atlantic right whales, whale health, conservation biology, marine ecology, fisheries sustainability, coastal ecology
Contact: seanb@cwf-fcf.org or 902-237-9692

Plastic pollution in the marine environment
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Tony Walker, Associate Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies
Research Specialties: Biodiversity conservation, freshwater and marine systems, health and environmental justice, industrial sustainability
Contact: trwalker@dal.ca or782-640-0087

Underwater noise and sound in global oceans
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. David Barclay, Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanography
Research Specialties: Physical oceanography, ambient noise, acoustical oceanography, sediment acoustics, deep ocean trenches, oceanographic instrumentation
Contactdbarclay@dal.ca or 902-222-9279

Mitigating human-caused impacts on coastal and deep-sea ecosystems 
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Anna Metaxas, Professor, Department of Oceanography
Research Specialties: Marine Protected Areas, deep-sea mining, effects of climate change on kelp beds, science-policy interface, ecological connectivity
Contactanna.metaxas@dal.ca or 902-430-7421