Tropical Cyclone Activity and its Impact on Marine Ecosystems

8:00–9:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Organizer: UChicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong


Rut Pedrosa Pàmies will talk about tropical cyclone activity, the impact of ocean warming on these extreme weather events, and some of the marine ecosystem responses to tropical cyclones. She will focus on the impact of tropical cyclones on the deep Atlantic Ocean and will show different instruments and tools that can be used to evaluate the ecosystem response.

Rut Pedrosa Pàmies is a Research Scientist of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). She is an oceanographer and a marine biogeochemist focusing on the cycling of elements in the environment, especially the biogeochemistry of carbon in the world’s oceans.

Learn more about MBL’s work on oceans and climate change through these mini-series episodes of One.5°.

July 8, 2021
8:00pm      Hong Kong | Beijing | Singapore
5:30pm      Delhi
2:00pm      Paris
1:00pm      London
7:00am      Chicago


Rut Pedrosa Pàmies
Research Scientist
Marine Biological Laboratory


Mark Barnekow (MBA '88)
Executive Director
The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong


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