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Published on Apr 4, 2011
With the approach of the one year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout, 2011's lecture, Troubled Waters of the Gulf of Mexico, highlights the challenges of developing and implementing large-scale restoration plans for the Gulf Coast ecosystem.
The Revelle Lecture was created by the Ocean Studies Board in honor of Dr. Revelle's contributions to the ocean sciences and his dedication to making scientific knowledge available to policymakers. The 2011 speaker is Dr. Nancy Rabalais, Executive Director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium.
The lecture took place on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in the Baird Auditorium at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.