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Global Speaker Series II

Wed, March 24, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Global Speaker Series II: Our Changing Ocean Featuring Josh Kohut

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Sponsored By: First Republic Bank

Date & Time

Wed, March 24, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Research Interests

Physical processes in the coastal ocean are highly variable in space and time and play a critical role in coupled biological and chemical processes. From events lasting several hours to days on through inter-annual and decadal scales, the variability in the fluid itself structures marine ecological systems. My approach is to apply ocean observing technologies that now sample across these important time and space scales to better understand the physical ocean that structures marine ecosystems. Consequently, this new knowledge has relevancy to broader stakeholder communities with interests in the coastal ocean. Working through partnerships across these stakeholder groups, my research is collaborative and supports both science and application. Through these partnerships I am able to frame relevant scientific hypotheses and efficiently translate the output to better management and monitoring.

Short History

Growing up in New Jersey, my interest in the physics of the ocean began along the shores of Barnegat Bay. After receiving my Bachelor’s degree in Physics at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, I returned to New Jersey and began my research career at Rutgers. Now I look forward to addressing new science and, working through partnerships, translating that science into applications that benefit the many stakeholders with interests in the coastal ocean.

Teaching Efforts

Oceanography House

Topics in Marine Science: Ocean Observing

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Program will be moderated by Oscar Schofield

RSVP to Dana Picotte at danapicotte@palmbeachcivic.org or (561) 725-4002.

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