How Climate Change Affects the Health of Our Oceans
Kristy Kroeker, PhD, will speak on the ecological effects of climate change on the oceans and the vital role oceans play in mitigating impacts.
Kristy Kroeker is assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She holds a PhD in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a BS in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz. Kristy has worked with organizations like the World Bank and the Nature Conservancy, briefed Congress on the potential effects of ocean acidification and helped plan for climate adaptation for the Central California Marine Sanctuaries. Kristy manages the Kroeker Lab at UC Santa Cruz, which conducts research on environmental change in marine communities.