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Sea Grant Makes Waves at Ocean Sciences 2020

Sea Grant is excited to share its research, education and extension work from across the nation at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020. The gathering of ocean scientists and other professionals will take place in San Diego, CA from February 16-21, 2020. This year’s theme, For a Resilient Planet, includes many presentations and events connected to Sea Grant’s mission. See below for ways to connect with Sea Grant at the meeting:


Stop by the Sea Grant booth

Visit Sea Grant’s booth (#143) in the exhibit hall to learn more about education and fellowship opportunities and talk about the exciting work with representatives from Sea Grant programs across the country.


Attend a town hall

Washington Sea Grant, along with many partners, is hosting a town hall on Tuesday, February 18th to discuss “TH25G – Advancing Public-Private Partnerships in Ocean Science and Technology.” Stop by SDCC-10,UL to join the town hall discussion and engage with the national ocean science and technology community on this important topic.


Check out a session

Sea Grant staff are co-chairing several sessions throughout the week to foster partnership development and collaborative research, develop a diverse ocean workforce and share results across topical research areas of interest to the broader Sea Grant network.

Monday, February 17th, 8:00-10:00 am (SDCC-11B, UL) “ED11A – Adventures, Challenges, and Benefits of Conducting International Collaborative Research

Tuesday, February 18th, 8:00-10:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm (SDCC-9, UL) and Wednesday, February 19th, 8:00-10:00 am (SDCC-9, UL) “CP21B/CP23B/DCP31B – Impacts of Micro plastics on Marine Organisms and Ecosystem Health

Tuesday, February 18th, 2:00-4:00 pm (SDCC-11B, UL) “ED23A- Outreach, Engagement, Impact: Translating Science Applications for Societal and Professional Benefits

Wednesday, February 19th, 2:00-4:00 pm (SDCC-14B, Mezzanine) and Thursday, February 20th, 2:00-4:00 pm (SDCC-14B Mezzanine) “ED33A/ED43A – Changing the Culture: Preparing a Diverse and Inclusive Ocean Science Workforce


View a poster or talk

Sea Grant has oral and poster presentations ranging a variety of topics including estuarine ecology, harmful algal blooms, ocean acidification, micro plastics, wetland hydrology, workforce development and education resources. 

Download a list of all of the Sea Grant presentations and posters at OSM2020 (PDF).

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