Dawn Wright is an American geographer and oceanographer. She is a leading authority in the application of geographic information system (GIS) technology to the field of ocean and coastal science, and played a key role in creating the first GIS data model for the oceans.
Wright is Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (aka Esri), the world’s leading GIS software, research, and development company. As chief scientist, Dr. Wright aids in formulating and advancing the intellectual agenda for the environmental, conservation, climate, and ocean sciences aspect of Esri’s work, while also representing Esri to the national and international scientific communities.
She maintains an affiliated faculty appointment as Professor of Geography and Oceanography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.
DIVE IN with Liz and Sylvia is a casual, free-flowing, and educational conversation and encourages ocean and nature enthusiasts of all ages to join. Sylvia, Liz, and Dawn will take questions via Q & A text and voice call-in from the attendees. Get your questions ready!
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Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 03:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Presented by Ocean Elders