Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - The Future
series: Ceo Global Foresight
air date: 7/29/13 5:00 PM
Dr. Susan Avery is President and Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the world's largest, private oceanographic research organization. She shares her unique foresight into the future of climate change, and the ramifications of the dramatic and unexpected Arctic summer ice meltdown, which now could be open water between 2020 and 2050, not until 2100 as forecasted. World renowned for its many discoveries including finding and mapping the debris field of the Titanic, Woods Hole is exploring all of the earth's oceans, in partnership with many nations and scientific research organizations. A former President of the American Meteorological Society, Dr. Avery shares her expert foresight into the business of leading global ocean exploration and research and the likely future of global oceans, species, the atmosphere and the potential impact on life and economies.
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