Public Event: White Sharks, Gray Seals
Chasing the Cape's Most Charismatic Predators
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
5:30 - 9:00 p.m. • Discovery Tent • Redfield Courtyard
Learn more about research into some of Cape Cod's most charismatic predators – white sharks and gray seals. The Discovery Tent showcases the work of WHOI scientists and engineers and their collaborators from NOAA and the Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium. Explore the educational displays and hands-on activities and talk to the researchers under the Discovery Tent, located in the courtyard behind Redfield Auditorium. All ages welcome.
- Shark and seal tags – how they work, what we learn from them
- Monitoring shark behavior
- Identifying gray seals in our local waters
- Using CT scanning and 3D imagery to study sharks and seals
- Kids’ activities
- Webcast of auditorium presentations
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. • Presentation and Q&A in Redfield Auditorium
(Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
THE AUDITORIUM EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED.
Presentations will be broadcast on a monitor under the Discovery Tent and live on the Web.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
45 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
This event is free.
WHOI President and Director
Marine biologist, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and WHOI Adjunct Scientist
Ocearch founding chairman
WHOI biologist and member of the Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium
WHOI biologist and director of WHOI Ocean Life Institute
This event will also be webcast live on August 7, 2013.
For information contact the WHOI Information Office at 508-289-2252 or email@example.com.