Jun 20, 2012

2 Jul (Mon): FREE Seagrass Workshop by Siti

Want to get a more indepth understanding of our seagrasses and seagrass meadows?
TeamSeagrass at Semakau's vast seagrass meadows
TeamSeagrass working in the vast meadows of Pulau Semakau.
Come for Siti's workshop to learn more about our seagrasses, how to identify them, the important role of seagrasses in the marine environment and how you can make a difference for them! Places are limited, sign up now!

Singapore Seagrass Workshop

Conducted by: Siti Maryam Yaakub, Experimental Marine Ecology Lab
Dept. Biological Sciences, NUS
Siti immersed in her work on seagrasses!

Seagrass meadows are one of the most productive ecosystems on earth, but can you tell it from algae or does it all look like grass to you? Delve into the green side of the blue and learn the basics about seagrass biology, ecology and threats in this one-day workshop. Topics to be covered during the workshop include:

- Basic seagrass biology
- Singapore seagrass species identification
- Seagrass ecosystem services
- Threats to seagrass

The workshop will be run as a series of lectures with breakout sessions and activities.
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Register online. There is no charge, but space is limited to 30 participants and is on a first-come-first-serve basis. More details

Date: 2 Jul (Mon)
Time: 8.30am – 6.00pm
Venue: Dept. Biological Sciences Conference Room Blk S3 Level 5 (#05-01) map courtesy of N. Sivasothi

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