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Where things are wetter: oceans and coasts

Past event - 2019
21 May Doors open 7:00 pm Starts 7:30 pm Ends 9:30 pm
Mahony & Sons, Vancouver Convention Centre West Building, 1055 Canada Pl #36,
V6C 0C3
 Join us for an evening under the sea to hear about life in a wavy pond! From tiny critters to tsunamis, this evening promises to wet your appetite.

Energy fluxes on coral reefs: fishes, finances, and fairytales

Simon Brandl (Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University)
@gobysimon
Despite being located in nutrient-poor tropical oceans, coral reefs are one of
the world's most diverse and productive ecosystems. This paradox has puzzled
scientists since the explorations of Charles Darwin. In my talk, I will provide a
potential explanation for the magnificent diversity and productivity of coral
reef ecosystems by highlighting the surprising role of a thus far largely ignored
group of animals and their contribution to the recycling of energy and
nutrients.
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Small but mighty: single-celled organisms provide insight into tsunami hazards past, present and future

Jessica Pilarczyk (Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University)
@SFUCoastalHaz
How do we anticipate future tsunamis? The answer lies within fossilised microorganisms that live on the seafloor.
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