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June 16, 2022 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
This free symposium will include a series of presentations about some of the cutting-edge geobiology research being conducted at Mono Lake by the International Geobiology Course. The International Geobiology Course is an intensive, multidisciplinary course exploring the coevolution of the Earth and its biosphere, with an emphasis on how microbial processes affect the environment. The Mono Lake Committee has provided research support in the form of the Mono Basin Field Station research boat and other logistical support to this program.
Welcome and Introductions: Alex Sessions, California Institute of Technology
Microbes and C-N cycling in Salty Worlds, Mono Lake and More: Samantha Joye, University of Georgia
Methane and Mixing in Mono Lake: Larry Miller, United States Geological Survey
Arsenic and Old Lakes: Tim Hollibaugh, University of Georgia
Understanding Climate, Stories from Mono Lake: Susan Zimmerman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Date: June 16, 2022, 8:30am–12:30pm
Location: Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center
Price: Free and open to the public