The URI Coastal Resources Center at the Graduate School of Oceanography and partners hosted the Global Ocean Series: Linking Large Marine Ecosystems to Local Science and Management for Sustainable Development web series throughout the summer of 2020.
Session 4 (Friday, June 26th) welcomed a panel of scientists and industry experts who are working to explore the question of how scaling between local management and large marine ecosystems (LMEs) connects to the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (UNESCO). Watch the entire webinar below.
Nick Napoli is the Ocean Planning Director of the Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC).
Andy Lipsky is the Planning Officer of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center at NOAA and a senior partner at SeaPlan. He has a MSc in Marine Ecology/Watershed Hydrology from the University of Rhode Island and a B.A. in Environmental Science and Political Science from the University of Vermont.
Lyndie Hice-Dunton is the Executive Director of the Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA). She has a Ph.D. from Stony Brook University and B.S. from Eckerd College in Marine Sciences.
Jeff Grybowski is the former CEO of Deepwater Wind and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Ørsted. After receiving a B.A. in public policy from Brown University, he went on to earn a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Tatiana Rynearson is a Professor of Biological Oceanography at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Washington and a B.S. from Brown University.
Jennifer McCann is the Director of U.S. Coastal Programs at the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center at the Graduate School of Oceanography and Director of Extension Programs for the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program. McCann served as URI’s lead for developing the Ocean SAMP.
J.P. Walsh is the Director of U.S. Coastal Programs at the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography and a Professor at URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography.