Monthly Webinar Series

February 7, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EST)

Ocean Exploration Opportunities with Schmidt Ocean Institute and Ocean Exploration Trust

Leonard Pace (Science Program Senior Manager at the Schmidt Ocean Institute)
Dr. Dan Wagner (Chief Scientist at the Ocean Exploration Trust)

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Upcoming Webinars

March 7, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EST)
The Status of Deep-Sea Mining
Dr. Diva Amon (SpeSeas) and Hannah Lily

April 4, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EDT)
EMSO – Azores Observatory Science and Opportunities
Dr. Marjolaine Matabos (IFREMER, France)

May 2, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EDT)
Perspectives on the Deep Ocean in Global Climate Negotiations and Ocean CDR Strategies
Dr. Sarah Seabrook (NIWA, New Zealand)

June 6, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EDT)
Ocean Networks Canada and Solid Carbon: A Future for Carbon Dioxide Removal below the Deep Sea
Dr. Martin Scherwath (Ocean Networks Canada and SolidCarbon)

July 11, 2023 (3:00 – 4:30PM EDT)
Deep Sea Science in the Age of the Nagoya Protocol and BBNJ
Dr. Jeff Marlow (Boston University)

Previous Webinars

November 1, 2022
Deep-Sea Expedition Leadership Capacity Building with the COBRA Master Class
Dr. Beth Orcutt (Senior Research Scientist at the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and Director of COBRA)

January 10, 2023
Impacts of Deep Seabed Mining – Results from Independent Scientific Monitoring
Dr. Matthias Haeckel (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany)

About the COBRA Webinar Series

We bring the COBRA community together through this monthly webinar series. These virtual events will be held on the first Tuesday of each month, with a regular rotation of science and professional development topics. The layout of the 90-minute meetings (all 3:00 – 4:30PM Eastern Time) is anticipated to be:

  • Welcome (8 minutes)
  • Community building ice breaker (12 minutes; in breakout rooms)
  • Plenary talk(s) (30 minutes)
  • Open Q&A (30 minutes)
  • Wrap up (10 minutes)

COBRA is committed to providing a virtual meeting space where all participants feel welcome, safe, and included. By registering for and attending the meeting, you agree to review and abide by our non-discriminatory Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy in line with our commitment to contributing to making deep-sea research more just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive.

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