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01/17/24: Silvia Newell

January 17, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join us for a Virtual Great Lakes Seminar Series presentation:
12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Location: NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Lake Superior Hall and Virtual

Presenter: Silvia Newell, Director, Michigan Sea Grant and Professor, University of Michigan

Event Flyer: TBA

Webinar Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7511019449680552544

About the presentation: TBA

About the speaker: Silvia Santa Maria Newell is Michigan Sea Grant’s director, based in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan. A nutrient biogeochemist and microbial ecologist, Silvia’s own research focuses on the effects of excess nutrients from fertilizer and wastewater on inland and coastal waters, particularly harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie. Her current collaborative work in the Lake Erie watershed focuses on engaging stakeholders (farmers, managers, and policymakers) to develop realistic pathways for nutrient reduction. She has held many leadership positions, including serving as co-chair of the Great Lakes Commission HABs Collaboratory for two years and her current position as President of the Lake Erie Area Research Network.

In addition to serving as MISG director, Silvia also serves as a professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability.

**Registration is not required**

All seminar attendees are required to receive a visitor badge from the front desk at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory facility. Attendees need to present a valid U.S. photo ID or green card. If you are a Foreign National, advance notification of at least 48 hours is needed so that security guidelines are followed. You will need to present your passport (a copy will NOT work). For questions regarding building access, or assistance in obtaining Foreign National clearance, please please call 734-741-2024 or email mike.ryan@noaa.gov. Additional questions? Contact Mary Ogdahl: 
ogdahlm@umich.edu; visit ciglr.seas.umich.edu for more information.


January 17, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
4840 S State Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States