Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents James Sullivan, Ph.D.
James Sullivan, Ph.D.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will present a one-time lecture by James Sullivan, Ph.D., executive director of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU, on Tuesday, April 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.
“The State of Harmful Algal Blooms in South Florida and the Indian River Lagoon” will examine the recurrent large scale harmful algal bloom events that have seriously threatened both the ecological and economic stability/value of the Indian River Lagoon, as well as many other ecosystems in South Florida.
Sullivan received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. He has spent most of his career studying phytoplankton (algae) and developing new optical instrumentation and techniques to better understand their physiology and ecology in the ocean.
Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for non-members. For more information, contact the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at 561-799-8547 or visit www.fau.edu/osherjupiter.