Esri's Dr. Dawn Wright to Discuss Mapping the Ocean at the Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture

Renowned Scientist to Explore The Science of Where at the National Academy of Sciences

April 26, 2017

Esri Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright

Redlands, California—Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced that its chief scientist, Dr. Dawn Wright, will be speaking at the National Academy of Sciences’ Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture, to be held April 28 at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

The Roger Revelle lecture is one of the highest honors in American oceanography. It recognizes and pays tribute to critical, ongoing work that links science with public policy.

Wright’s lecture, "Swells, Soundlings, and Sustainability...but Here Be Monsters," will touch on the history of ocean mapping and identify major research challenges that still exist. She will address the growing intelligence of ocean mapping systems and their ability to reveal deeper insight into data.

WHO:
Dawn Wright , PhD, Chief Scientist, Esri

WHAT:
Wright will share the ways new mapping and analytics technologies can help better understanding of ocean data enable a more sustainable marine ecosystem.

WHERE:
Baird Auditorium
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20560

WHEN:
Friday, April 28, 5:30 p.m.

LEARN MORE:
nas-sites.org/revellelecture/

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