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Guest Speaker, Dr. Stacey Williams (NOAA) - Marine Biologist

Mr. Herald Roettger
Ramey Aguadilla, Puerto Rico | April 5, 2019

Shark egg,  Deep Sea Coral, 5000 M - deep Puerto Rico Trench - rock formation with Squat Lobster, rare moment captured on video- sea urchin attacking a crinoid,  sea anemone

Shark egg, Deep Sea Coral, 5000 M - deep Puerto Rico Trench - rock formation with Squat Lobster, rare moment captured on video- sea urchin attacking a crinoid, sea anemone | Photo: Dr. Stacey Williams

Guest Speaker, Dr. Stacey Williams (NOAA), Addresses Ramey Students

Océano Profundo 2018: Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

The Science Department and Marine Biology class invited Dr. Stacey Williams, NOAA Marine Biologist, to address the middle and high school students about her recent science research expedition that explored the deep-sea habitats off the coast of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

Dr. Stacey Williams was the Co-science lead for the science expedition sponsored by NOAA called, Océano Profundo 2018: Exploring Deep-sea Habitats off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

The goal of this science expedition was to investigate a wide diversity of habitats and geological features found off our shoreline. Dr. Williams shared some her findings featured in videos and photography. This documentation was fascinating to experience for all audience members. Students gained a stronger understanding and appreciation about this unexplored deep-water habitat located in our ocean community.

 

To learn more about this research cruise, please visit: https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1811/welcome.html


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