Deep-Sea Discoveries - VNHS
Oct 28/19 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Deep-Sea Discoveries
Monday, 28 October19:30 – 21:00
Fraser Bldg, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2, Canada
Description:MARINE NIGHT  

Deep-Sea Discoveries: Exploring the Underwater Volcanoes offshore of British Columbia
Dr. Cherisse Du Preez and Tammy Norgard will speak about underwater volcanic mountains that are home to a wealth of marine life, from tiny corals to giant whales. These deep-sea oases are prominent features in Canada’s Pacific waters. Over the last two years, in a unique and collaborative scientific effort, Fisheries and Oceans Canada scientists from Vancouver Island have led oceanic expeditions to map and explore these seamounts. The teams have used large ships, submersible vehicles, and underwater cameras to document habitats thousands of meters below the waves—filming a hidden world and its alien-like animals, including many species that are new to science. 
Join us at 7:30 pm in Room 159 of the Fraser Building, University of Victoria. Everyone is welcome.