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Women In Science Virtual Speaker Series Jan 19-Feb 9

Jan 19, 2023

The topics:

Women in STEM: Let's Talk Data! Michelle Velho, Samantha Gordon, and Dr. Grace Sanvictores
Learn how this STEAM team integrates data literacy into their classrooms, using a Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor field experience as a model. They will share how "talking data" creates environmentally literate critical thinkers.
Jan. 19, 3:30 – 4:30.

Student Science Research Opportunities: Ashley Alred and Maija Niemisto
The Mid-Hudson Young Environmental Scientists (MH-YES) Program and The Institute Discovering Environmental Scientists (TIDES) are designed for inclusion of historically underrepresented communities in the field of environmental sciences, including women, people of color, those identifying as LGBTQ+, and neuro-diverse individuals. Students in these programs are paid to conduct valuable research together, while also building strong friendships.
Jan. 26, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Understanding the Past, Present, and Future of Hudson River Tidal Wetlands: Piermont Case Study: Clara Chang
Coastal wetlands are being lost at increasing rates due to sea-level rise and saltwater inundation. It is essential to understand fundamental processes of mineral sediment accumulation to inform restoration and preservation.
Feb. 2, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Oyster Restoration in New York Harbor: Tatiana Castro
Oyster reefs provide habitat for hundreds of species, prevent shoreline erosion, and even help us clean up our waters! Learn how field science, restoration, and education can further our coastal communities toward a more sustainable future.
Feb. 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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