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Beyond the Invisible Secrets of Blue Holes Underwater Caves and More

4/13/2013 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Beyond the Invisible: Secrets of Blue Holes, Underwater Caves and More

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Saturday, April 13, 2013

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Georgia Aquarium's Oceans Ballroom

225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA (map)

Enter the Ocean's Ballroom from Level 1 of the Georgia Aquarium parking deck.

Breakfast with Biologists is a morning lecture series produced by the Georgia Aquarium.

Admission includes a complimentary breakfast, catered by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Costs, not including tax are as follows: member - $18.95; non-member adult: $20.95; child (age 3-12): $15.95; senior (age 65 and up): $18.95. Aquarium admission can be added at an additional charge.

Member tickets can be purchased here; non-member tickets here and non-member tickets, including Aquarium admission, here. Tickets to this event are limited and will go off sale at noon on Thursday, April 11th.

Enter the Ocean's Ballroom from Level 1 of the Georgia Aquarium parking deck.

Beyond the Invisible: Secrets of Blue Holes, Underwater Caves and More

Kenneth Broad, Professor

Division of Marine Affairs and Policy

University of Miami

Join us as the Georgia Aquarium hosts the brave research scientist, Kenny Broad, as he takes us on a wild (and humorous) trip through underwater caves. This virtual adventure will journey deep into some of the most dangerous and scientifically significant places on Earth will inspire kids of all ages to “dive in” and learn more about our blue planet.

About the Speaker

Dr. Kenneth Broad is Director of the Leonard and Jane Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and a Professor in the Division of Marine Affairs and Policy at UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Additionally, he holds a joint appointment at Columbia University where he serves as Co-Director of the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions.

Working around the globe, Dr. Broad has directed major interdisciplinary efforts to study diverse aspects of human and environmental interaction, including climate impacts and human perception, the use and misuse of scientific information, decision making under uncertainty, and ecosystem based management.

Internationally published in numerous refereed journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Broad is currently an Associate Editor of the American Meteorological Society’s Climate, Weather and Society journal. Dr. Broad was the recipient of a prestigious 2006 National Geographic Society Emerging Explorer Award and was elected a Fellow National of The Explorers Club in 2009.

He received his Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University in 1999, and his Master’s degree in Marine Affairs from the University of Miami in 1992. He completed his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1989.

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