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Lecture: Exploring the Quinault Canyon

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Name: Lecture: Exploring the Quinault Canyon
Date: January 18, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST
Event Description:
Glimpses Winter Lecture Series: Exploring the Quinault Canyon with Joe Schumacker. $10 at the door. 

Joe will discuss the ROV exploration of the ocean floor that took place this summer off our our coast. 

The EV Nautilus, carries two Remotely Operated Vehicles. A grant allowed for four days of exploration in the Quinault Canyon off the shores of Washington State, where they mapped ocean floor terrain, sampled for ocean acidification, and looked at methane seeps and deep water organisms. Joe Schumacker and Olympic National Marine Sanctuary coordinated with the ship during this time, and in this presentation Joe will share information, photos, and video footage.

Joe Schumacker has been working with the Quinault Indian Nation on the west coast of Washington State for sixteen years. During that time he has managed many of the tribe's fisheries including salmon, groundfish and shellfish. Joe has been an active participant for the Quinault Nation at the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and has worked with all of the Washington coastal tribes on marine science issues including; benthic habitat characterization, harmful algal blooms and toxin analysis, improving fisheries assessments off the Washington coast, improving management of coastal crab fisheries and assessments of intertidal coastal habitat. Joe has represented the Quinault Nation on the Grays Harbor Marine Resources Committee (GH MRC), Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council and the Intergovernmental Policy Council (IPC) working with the Sanctuar
Home Port Restaurant
857 Point Brown Ave.
Ocean Shores, WA
Date/Time Information:
Jan. 18th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
$10 at the door
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