Revelle lecture – Nancy Rabalais

Save the Date: March 29, 2011, 5:30 PM

Troubled Waters of the Gulf of Mexico

Dear Colleague,

You are cordially invited to join the Ocean Studies Board for the Twelfth Annual Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture. 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.

With the approach of the one year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout, this year’s lecture, Troubled Waters of the Gulf of Mexico, will highlight the challenges of developing and implementing large-scale restoration plans for the Gulf Coast ecosystem.

The lecture is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 5:30 pm
Baird Auditorium in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
Enter at 10th Street and Constitution Avenue.
Reception to follow
(Flyer attached)

Thank you for your past interest in this activity, and we hope that you will share this information with your colleagues.

To view additional information about the lecture and pre-register for the event, please go to Pre-registration is not necessary to attend the lecture or reception, but is requested to assist us in planning.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Kind regards,


Sherrie Forrest
Research Associate
Ocean Studies Board
Board on Science Education
National Academies
WS616 Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Voice: 202-334-3974


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