Webinar: Ocean Acidification Sensors


Don’t miss the Ocean Acidification (OA) Community of Practice’s webinar on January 30, 2:30 PM (Atlantic) / 10:30 AM (Pacific):

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Ocean Acidification Sensors: an overview of currently available equipment and considerations to take when selecting sensor packages for your project

Join Canada’s Ocean Acidification Community of Practice as we provide an overview of available and newly developed OA sensors, their current uses in Canada, and important details to consider when deciding which sensor to use for various applications. We will also provide an overview of the Canadian OA Community, our current work and upcoming projects. Registrants will receive a recording of the webinar.

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Speaker: Patrick Duke, PhD Candidate at University of Victoria

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Patrick is one of MEOPAR’s Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) and recently graduated with a Master’s Degree from University of Calgary where he worked with underwater sensors to track carbon movement in the Arctic. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Victoria. Patrick founded Students on Sustainability at UCalgary and went on to win the school’s Sustainability Award in 2018. This web presentation is adapted from Patrick’s presentation at the Ocean Acidification (OA) Community of Practice’s Workshop at MEOPAR’s Annual Scientific Meeting in June 2019.

Host: Heather Almeda, OA Community of Practice Coordinator
Heather graduated from Dalhousie University with a B.Sc in Biology. She was previously employed as the Executive Director of the St. Croix International Waterway Commission (SCIWC), an international non-profit partnership between Maine and New Brunswick. In this role Heather placed a primary focus on tri-National multi-stakeholder engagement for research and community outreach throughout the St. Croix Watershed and its communities. This included First Nations, Federal, Provincial, State, Academic, Industry, Non-Profit and Community engagement in both the United States and Canada.
Heather will host the webinar and will share information on the OA Community of Practice’s work.