Strathmore Speaker Series & Onondaga Free Library present, Joee Patterson “Icebreakers, Zodiacs, and Elephant Seals: Antarctic Science, and Life as a Marine Technician”
Join the Strathmore Speakers Series and Onondaga Free Library for an evening with Joee Patterson, marine technician in the U.S. Antarctic Program and tall ship sailor. Ms. Patterson will share stories of life on an icebreaker, the scientific expeditions that she has facilitated and close encounters with the wildlife. This lecture will give an overview of marine operations for the U.S. Antarctic Program and a discussion of the science conducted on these missions (from the perspective of a layperson) combined with personal stories and observations from her nine Antarctic expeditions. A brief Q&A will follow Ms. Patterson’s discussion.