In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Drew Harvell will explain how we can protect aquatic ecosystems from dangerous diseases as she discusses her new book Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease.
The Harvell Lab studies infectious disease outbreaks of foundation and keystone species in the ocean. The lab's current focus is on tracking spread and impact of wasting disease of eelgras from San Diego to Alaska. Dr. Harvell's book, Ocean Outbreak,... Read moreTurning up the heat on ocean outbreaks
There is a growing crisis in our oceans - rates of infectious disease outbreaks are on the rise. Marine epidemics have the potential to cause a mass die-off of wildlife from the bottom to the top of the food chain,... Read moreOcean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease
Award-winning author and Cornell professor Drew Harvell will talk about her recent books and tell how she and her team have worked to sustain ocean biodiversity in the world’s oceans. She’ll tell of SCUBA expeditions to confront the rising tide... Read moreOcean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease
Infectious disease outbreaks in the oceans are fueled by increasing human activities, but especially a warming ocean and linkages with climate change. I’ll talk about our work with ecologically important disease outbreaks at the bottom and top of marine ecosystems.... Read moreTurning up the Heat on Marine Disease from Seagrasses to Seastars