UNC and the Galapagos Science Center

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UNC and the Galapagos Science Center

November 8 to November 12

An overview shot of the Galapagos Science Center in the Galapagos Islands.

The Galapagos Science Center (GSC) represents a unique facility and a special opportunity to make the world a better place by enriching our understanding of coupled human-natural systems in a world-renowned National Park, Marine Reserve and World Heritage Site.

Three researchers from the Center will discuss what it is like to walk in the footsteps of Charles Darwin as they work across social, terrestrial and marine subsystems to help tackle threats to island sustainability. Amanda Thompson will focus on public health and nutrition. Diego Riveros-Iregui will focus on water and land dynamics. Adrian Marchetti will talk about marine ecology and biological productivity in Galapagos.

Presenters: Amanda Thompson, Diego Riveros-Iregui, and Adrian Marchetti


November 8
November 12
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Online Only
Zoom address to be provided


Center for Galapagos Studies
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