Heceta Bank: Oregon's Hidden Wonder (Virtual Screening)

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Monday May 18, 600pm Online Event:

The little-known Heceta Bank is one of the most productive areas on the Oregon coast and a hotspot for biological productivity due to its position and the influence of northern coastal currents in summers. Join OSU marine scientists and other experts to screen a new, short documentary featuring the submerged bank, located 35 miles off the Oregon coast, and learn about the surprising and beneficial impacts it has on our state’s coastal environments. Event INFO HERE. 

Panelists:
• Jack Barth – Executive Director, OSU Marine Studies Initiative and
Professor, OSU College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric
Sciences
• Bob Eder – Commercial Fisherman, Newport, OR
• Bill Pearcy – Emeritus Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and
Atmospheric Sciences
• Loren Davis – Professor of Archaeology, Oregon State University
• David Baker – Director of Oregon State Productions
• Waldo Wakefield – Courtesy Associate Professor in Marine
Resources Management at Oregon State University and in the
Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/science-pub-virtual-heceta-bank-tickets-103972931838

Contact MSI for accommodations for disabilities at marinestudies@oregonstate.edu