“State of the Bays, 2024”

Dr. Christopher Gobler of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University will present his annual lecture, “State of the Bays 2024,” in the Duke Lecture Hall inside Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton campus on April 3 at 7pm.

Student project presentations will be held before and after Dr. Gobler’s presentation from 7 – 7:30 pm and 8:30 – 9 pm.

Dr. Gobler will highlight the record number of harmful algal bloom-related shellfish bed closures on Long Island in 2023 as well as emerging algal contaminants, in addition to the effect of warming water temperatures on algal blooms and the role of heavy precipitation in the emergence of flesh-eating bacteria. Dr. Gobler will also provide good news in Stony Brook’s efforts to find solutions to the various problems.

State of the Bays - Dr. Christopher Gobler April 3 2024

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