The first annual NOAA Ocean Discovery Day was held in January 2007 at the NOAA Galveston Lab. Staff from NOAA Fisheries, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement and the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network showed off their work and entertained guests with activities and information. Additional entertainment was provided by Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist.
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Research Coordinator Emma Hickerson talks to students about sanctuary sights.
Emma Hickerson answers questions about sanctuary images and video.
GIS Specialist Doug Weaver demonstrates how GIS is used as a sanctuary management tool.
Doug Weaver answers questions about a GIS image of East Flower Garden Bank.
Girl Scouts learn about Texas A&M Sea Camp.
NOAA Corps officer Lindsay Kurelja stands near her display.