Lecture by marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle - Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water St. - 203-852-0700
Norwalk, CT 06854
Description: Pioneering diver/marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle has led more than 50 expeditions worldwide, logging 6,000 hours under water. The former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society and also heads Mission Blue, a worldwide alliance for ocean protection. She was Time magazine's first "Hero for the Planet," holds the women's record for deepest solo submersible dive, and is founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research (DOER), a marine consulting company that aims to engineer creative solutions to underwater exploration problems. Last summer, she co-led the final mission to the Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea lab. Reserve tickets at ext. 2206.