In the 19th century, few people realized the importance of the world ocean to the planet and to human welfare, yet scientists in the Royal Society and at the University of Edinburgh recognized the need to develop an improved
understanding of the ocean and set out to explore the ocean worldwide. Guns were removed from the H.M.S. Challenger, laboratories were installed, and she was sent on a four-year voyage of discovery. Learn about this incredible expedition, presented by biochemist, Dr. Lyle Lockhart a retired research scientist with the federal department of Fisheries and Oceans.
FEES: Members $13 / Guests $17
DATE: Tuesday, November 19
TIME: 10:00 - 11:30