Saturday, May 7th, 5pm
“The Pond Scourge” – a Discussion with Professor Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
The East Hampton Library’s “Tom Twomey Series” continues on Saturday, May 7th from 5-6 PM, with a presentation on “The Pond Scourge,” by Professor Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
Professor Gobler takes us through the causes and effects of algal bloom (more commonly known as pond scum) and how to address its proliferation and impact. In partnership with the Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation and the East Hampton Town Trustees, Dr. Gobler and his team at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences are engaged in a research project to investigate and remediate the degradation of the pond’s eco-system.
Professor Christopher Gobler directs the Gobler Lab of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, where scientists conduct research in plankton ecology with special interest in the factors that promote the growth of organic and inorganic nutrients. The lab also focuses on harmful algal blooms as they manifest both locally and nationally.
Advanced reservations are requested, as seating is limited. Online registration is available at the series website: www.TomTwomeySeries.org, where additional program information can be found. Reservations may also be made at the Adult Reference Desk at the Library, by phone: (631) 324-0222 x3 or by e-mail: email@example.com. Admission is free.