Explore the Ocean
TUESDAYS, AUG. 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6PM - 7:30PM
Stockton University Atlantic City
Learn more about current exploration research, underwater robotics and the marine life of the Atlantic Ocean and Atlantic City’s surrounding waterways. Experts from Stockton’s Marine Science program and Coastal Research Center will be providing life-long learning lectures and discussion sessions directly from their research and areas of specialization.
AUGUST 6: COASTAL BAY OYSTERS: RECYCLING FOR RESTORATION
featuring Steve Evert, Stockton Marine Field Station Manager
and Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science
Oysters are important to building a health bay ecosystem. Join Professors Thompson and Evert to see how
their oyster restoration efforts in Barnegat Bay have been conducted through community shell recycling.
AUGUST 13: MIGRATORY FISHES AND THE NJ COAST
featuring Dr. Mark Sullivan, Associate Professor of Marine Science
Some fishes undertake complicated, long-distance journeys to arrive at the New Jersey Coast each year.
Professor Sullivan’s talk will highlight several of these unique travelers and the lessons they reveal
about fisheries sustainability.
AUGUST 20: EXPLORING THE DEEP SEA USING UNDERWATER TECHNOLOGY
featuring Dr. Tara Luke, Professor of Biology
See the most recent discoveries from the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer off the coast of the southeastern
United States. Learn from Professor Luke how Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and other
underwater technology is used in the field of deep sea exploration.
AUGUST 27: DEEP OCEAN SHIPWRECKS: EXPLORING WHERE NO ONE HAS GONE BEFORE
featuring Steve Nagiewicz, Adjunct Professor Marine Science & Marine Archeologist
Professor Nagiewicz will review the archaeological study of shipwrecks from several explorations
of the Exploration Vessel Nautilus around the world. See how the use of remote technology is used to study
and document shipwrecks at deep depths.
$20 each session or $55 for the series
Having trouble registering? Call 609.652.4227