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Cafe Scientifique

August 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Annapolis Café Scientifique: A place, where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come and explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Usually the last Thursday of the month, from January -October (take a break in November and December.)

PLEASE NOTE: SPACE IS LIMITED so make a reservation! Call (410) 626-9796 to reserve or cancel your reservation. If you are unable to come, please call to release your seats to the wait list. Please forward this email to folks who might be interested.

August 25 Title: How Clean (or Dirty) Is the Severn River?

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Muller, Associate Professor, Oceanography Department, United States Naval Academy and member of the Severn River Association

When: Thursday, August 25, 2016, 6:30 – 7:30pm.
Come at 5:30 or 6 to order food and drinks before the cafe begins!

Where: 49 West Coffeehouse, Wine Bar and Gallery, 49 West Street, Annapolis, Maryland

Questions? Contact Annapolis Café Sci Coordinator Tracy Gill at annapoliscafesci@gmail.com

About the August Café: Is it safe to swim and fish in the Severn River? Are there pollution hot spots? Has water quality improved since last year? What still needs to be done? Dr. Muller will answer present the State of the Severn River and answer these questions, based on water monitoring data collected by a remotely controlled submarine and other data collection tools. Dr. Muller will also discuss what’s needed to keep our river healthy so we all can enjoy and take care of the Severn.

About the Speaker: Dr. Muller is an Associate Professor of Oceanography at the Naval Academy. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Adelphi University and a Masters and Ph,D. in Oceanography from Old Dominion University. Dr. Muller specializes in estuarine and coastal dynamics. His current work includes the dynamics of small tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay and water quality modeling through novel techniques.

Upcoming Annapolis Café Scientifique Events:

Sept. 29: Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Impairment of Aging
by Dr. Cliff Andrew, Neurologist, Annapolis

Oct. 27: Forty Years of Change: A Seabird Responds to a Melting Arctic by Dr. George Divoky, Arctic Seabird Ornithologist­­

We’re taking off in November and December!

No Cover Charge


August 25, 2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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49 West – The Back Room
49 West St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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