Why the Earth Needs Its Oceans

Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations March 18, 2019 Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (rescheduled from January)

Amala Mahadevan, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Dr. Mahadevan discusses the crucial relationship between oceans and atmosphere, and how that partnership makes the Earth a life-sustaining planet. She describes how excess CO2, ocean warming and acidification all threaten that balance. The Mahadevan Lab at WHOI does biogeochemical research that helps to reveal one this most important system works.