Black History Month in Woods Hole
On February 15, in celebration of Black History Month, Rashid Sumaila (Fisheries Centre, University
of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) gave a talk entitled "Impact of Marine Protected Areas on
the Economic Payoffs to Different Fishing Sectors" at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole,
MA. This talk was the first of three given in February to mark Black History Month.
Woods Hole Field Center members participate in a Black History Month event. From left to right:
Gerald Ambrose (Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, and founder of the Woods Hole
Black History Month Committee), Chris Polloni, and Jamey Currence.
Several participants from the Woods Hole Field Center (WHFC) attended the talk, including
Troy Currence, Jamey Currence, Chris Polloni and his wife Pam, and Glynn Williams. The talk
was followed by a video entitled "Artist of the Harlem Renaissance." The Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institution Peanut Butter Club, WHFC, and others sponsored these events.
Jamey Currence created a website about
Black History Month in Woods Hole.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
in this issue:
African Sahel Dust
Radio Interview Explores African Dust
Florida Coastal Storm Defenses
Oceans Day 2002
Black History Month
Environmental Academy Web Site
Regional Science Fair
Congressional BriefingSea Otter Research
Law of the Sea
Bill Dillon Retires
John Hughes Clarke"Imaging Water Mass Variability"
March Publications List