Planet Shark Speaker Series: Simon Thorrold


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Join the Museum of Nature & Science and Dr. Simon Thorrold for a free lecture about tracking the movements of sharks on May 9, 7pm.

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Planet Shark Speaker Series: Simon Thorrold

  1. 1. . . . . . . . F .R . . E . . . . . . . . .E .SPEAKER SERIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION Leviathans Three: Tracking the mysterious movements of Planet Ocean’s largest sharks Simon Thorrold WHOI Senior Scientist, Whale Shark Researcher .................................. Wednesday, May 9 | 7-9pm Museum of Nature & Science TI Founders IMAX® Theater in the Science BuildingJoin Dr. Thorrold as he addresses critical questions andproblems facing ocean life through the lens of the Save the date for thisOcean Life Institute, which studies the full range of marine upcoming speaker:organisms from bacteria to whales and combines traditionaloceanography with marine conservation. Thursday, July 19:Using techniques that span isotope geochemistry, Dave GalloDNA sequencing and satellite archival tags, he studies The Secrets of the Sea: Exploringdispersal of reef fish larvae, movements of juvenile and adult Neptune’s realmreef fishes within coral reef seascapes, and ocean basin scalemigrations of swordfish and sharks. Space is limited,Tickets reserve your ticket today!This lecture is FREE, but a reservation is required for admission.Tickets include access to traveling exhibition,Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, before the lecturefrom 5-7pm.To reserve your ticket, go to and click onPurchase Tickets Online. Choose May 9 and Simon Thorrold Lecture.Enter the number of tickets you would like to reserve.Print and bring your ticket to the lecture.2012 1318 South Second Avenue in Fair ParkSEASONSPONSOR MNS is an AAM accredited institution that is the result of the merger of the Dallas Museum of Natural History, The Science Place, and the Dallas Children’s Museum. Supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, the Texas Commission on the Arts and HP.