Fourth Annual Scott Nixon Lecture

Getting Rid of Hypoxia in a Warming World

Daniel Conley
Professor of Biogeochemistry
Lund University, Sweden

A number of synthesis efforts have documented the world-wide increase in hypoxia across the land-ocean continuum driven by nutrient inputs and warming. The Baltic Sea provides an interesting case study to examine changes in oxygen dynamics because of the diversity of the temporal and spatial scales of hypoxia. Dr. Conley will explore the prospects of getting rid of hypoxia and the time scales of improvement through nutrient reductions and geoengineering.

Nixon Lecture 2016Thursday, April 28, 2016
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Coastal Institute Auditorium
Narragansett Bay Campus
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island

A 5:00 PM reception in Studio Blue will follow the lecture.

Earlier that same day, from 12:30-1:30 PM graduate students are invited to an informal lunch discussion with Dr. Conley in the Large Conference Room of the Coastal Institute-Narragansett. Pizza will be provided. For further information about the grad student lunch or to RSVP, please contact Nicole Rohr at

You may watch a live webcast of the lecture at

For further information about the lecture or reception, please contact the Coastal Institute at 401-874-6513 or email

We look forward to seeing you there.