Dr. Heather Olins: Leading Women in Marine Science

"We are all inextricable connected to our oceans (food, mineral and other resources, oxygen, climate, weather, shipping, economics/politics...), and yet we have better maps of Mars and the moon than our own sea floors - there is so much to learn, and it is incredibly important to the survival of our (and other) species that we do so."

Marta Maria Cecchetto: Leading Women in Marine Science

Originally from Italy, Marta Maria Cecchetto is a PhD researcher at the Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine and Technology, at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She is studying the impacts of deep-sea mining and climate change in the deep sea in the central Pacific Ocean and in the West Antarctic Peninsula. Marta has a BSc (Hons) …

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Professor Laura Guertin: Leading Women in Marine Science

  Laura Guertin is a Professor of Earth Science at Penn State Brandywine in Media, Pennsylvania, USA. Her bachelors degree is in geology from Bucknell University (PA) and PhD is in marine geology & geophysics from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (FL). She teaches introductory-level courses for non-science majors …

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Dr. Nasreen Peer: Leading Women in Marine Science

Dr. Nasreen Peer graduated with her PhD in 2016 from Nelson Mandela University where she studied the taxonomy, ecology and diversity of crabs in South Africa. Currently, she is a postdoctoral fellow studying the ecology of freshwater, mangrove and estuarine crabs around South Africa. Her research led her further up the East Coast to Mozambique …

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