Understanding Links Between Public Health and Coastal Environments

Presented by the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Science briefing for policymakers
2:00 PM, June 3, 2013
SVC 215, Capitol Visitors Center

Coastal research is illuminating the connections between human health and coastal and estuarine environments. Research on harmful algal blooms, disease ecology, and seafood safety, can improve public health, local economies, and aquatic environments.


Dr. JoAnn Burkholder
Director of the Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology
North Carolina State University

Dr. Pat Conrad
University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Steve Otwell
University of Florida

Dr. Walter Boynton
President, CERF
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science