Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series with Tom Kearney @ Newport Aquarium, Newport [6 September]

Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series with Tom Kearney


20
06
September
18:00 - 20:30

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Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, Kentucky 41071
Presented by Thomas More College and WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium's Riverside Room

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
6-8:30 p.m.
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm drinks, appetizers, & animal encounters
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm presentation
8:00 pm — 8:30 pm question and answer session
Speaker: Tom Kearney, Project Manager for the OOI (Ocean Observatory Initiative) and the Oregon State University's College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

As operations manager for the Ocean Observatories Initiative for the last 8 years, Tom participated in all aspects of building the OOI. The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) is funded by the National Science Foundation to provide a networked system of instruments to measure physical, chemical, geological, and biological properties in the ocean, the atmosphere, and on the seafloor. The OOI operates and integrates data from 800 instruments deployed around the world in 6 observatory arrays. As Operations and Maintenance manager for the Endurance Array, Tom was a key contributor in developing the O&M structure and organization that continues to operate the OOI. Tom's passion for ocean research started before the OOI. After 20 years as a project manager for Nike, Oracle Consulting and Standard Insurance he obtained his master degree in Oceanography in 2009. During his tenure with OOI, Tom's employers have included Consortium for Ocean Leadership in DC, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, University of California San Diego and Oregon State University. Tom continues to participate in the OOI daily operations and is responsible for the Endurance Array O&M budgets, procurement, logistics, asset management and instrument refurbishment.

About the Series
The Marine Biology and Conservation Lecture Series is a joint effort between Thomas More College, the WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium to address and promote critical issues in the fields of marine biology and conservation. Speakers will include scientists, naturalists, educators and other professionals working in related areas. The lectures will focus on a variety of topics and are geared towards the general public and students of all ages.
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