The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is offering online events on Saturday, May 30, for Marine Science Day 2020. It is a family-friendly, virtual event that will provide participants of all ages with the opportunity to interact with some of the leading scientists in the field of marine science as well as explore the areas of research conducted at VIMS.
VIMS is one of the largest marine research and education centers in the United States and a global leader in coastal and estuarine science. VIMS is focused on studying the challenges faced by coastal communities around the world. The scientists at VIMS research harmful algal blooms, underwater grasses, sea-level rise, pollution, sharks, oysters, shellfish aquaculture, and everything in between.
Marine Science Day will feature videos and resources to explore at your leisure as well as live-streamed talks and Q&A sessions with the scientists. Marine Science day will be a fun, educational, and engaging day of exploration. Registration is required in order to access the Marine Science Day virtual platform. Visit www.vims.edu/msd for more information, a schedule of the day’s activities, and to register.