ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar with Betsy Baker (North Pacific Research Board)
Marine Research in the North Pacific: The changing landscape for fisheries, ecosystems, and science funding in Alaskan waters
Event Type: Lectures/Panels/Discussions
When: 29 September 2017
Where: 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT at the ARCUS D.C. Office: 1201 New York Avenue, NW Washington D.C. and online for event live-stream
ARCUS invites registration for the following presentation:
Presentation Title: Marine Research in the North Pacific: The changing landscape for fisheries, ecosystems, and science funding in Alaskan waters
Speaker: Betsy Baker, North Pacific Research Board (NPRB)
Abstract: Betsy Baker, Executive Director of the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) based in Anchorage, Alaska, will discuss current research supporting fisheries and integrated ecosystem information needs in the Arctic, Bering Sea, and Gulf of Alaska. Speaking from her current work directing a science funding non-profit, past experience as a professor of international, ocean, and environmental law, and her collaborations with scientists, federal agencies, and Arctic Council working groups and Permanent Participants, she will discuss emerging challenges and opportunities for the Arctic research community.
This seminar will also be available as a webinar live-stream for those unable to attend in person.
Registration is required. Instructions for accessing the online webinar will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.
The ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar Series brings some of the leading Arctic researchers to Washington, D.C. to share the latest findings and what they mean for decision-making. These seminars will be of interest to federal agency officials, congressional staff, non-governmental organizations, associations, and the public.