Minnesota Sea Grant Advisory Board Meeting Feb. 15, 2024


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9:00 a.m.Welcome and introductions
9:10 a.m.Director’s update
9:20 a.m.Questions and discussion
9:25 a.m.An Overview of Minnesota Sea Grant’s Research Program
9:35 a.m.Questions and feedback
9:45 a.m.

Research Presentation 1: PI, Chris Filstrup

10:00 a.m.Q&A
10:10 a.m.

Research Presentation 2: Nathan Johnson

10:25 a.m.Q&A
10:35 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m.

Research Presentation 3: PI, Melissa Maurer-Jones.

11:00 a.m.Q&A
11:10 a.m.

Research Presentation 4: PI, Jessica Gutknecht

Webpage: Determining Future Potential Release of Mercury and Sulfur from Peatlands to the Lake Superior Basin

11:25 a.m.Q&A
11:35 a.m.

Research Project 5: PI, John Bischof

11:50 a.m.Q&A
12:00 p.m.Adjourn

Minnesota Sea Grant Program Overview


Please contact MNSG Director John A. Downing for more information about our Advisory Board.