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OSM20 By The Numbers – SOI at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020

 Schmidt Ocean Institute had a strong presence at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in a variety of ways. Here is a quick look at some of the numbers:

  • Three spoken presentations by Artists-At-Sea
  • 15 Artists-At-Sea present at the exhibit opening
  • The exhibit itself held 31 pieces from artists who had journeyed on Research Vessel Falkor
  • One scientist shared their work for a two hour period at the Data Help Desk (Saito and the protein portal)
  • More than 125 alumni and friends attended the SOI-hosted reception
  • Staff members Dr. Jyotika Virmani and Dr. Carlie Wiener were featured on student career panels
  •  Several Falkor Principal Investigators including Mandy JoyeErik CordesPeter Girguis, and Amanda Demopoulos hosted a panel on Developing Transdisciplinary Deep Ocean Work
  • Staff member Dr. Weiner presented Recommendations that resulted from the 2019 NOAA Ocean Exploration Forum
  • Staff member Allison Miller hosted a mini-panel on Ocean Plastics (focused on ocean solutions)

A more thorough written overview of Schmidt Ocean Institute’s involvement at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 is also available here.

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