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Laurel Noelani-Reiko Zaima

Education Program Assistant , Marine Geology & Geophysics , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) , The Earth Institute

109C Oceanography
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964
USA

BIOGRAPHY: Laurel is a marine biologist and an environmental educator. She works on education initiatives that communicate science research to the general public, K-12 and undergraduate school groups, and New York and New Jersey teachers. Her primary educational focus is on connecting the public to the Hudson River and their local waterways by using a place-based instructional approach with an emphasis on field studies. She also teaches about climate change and sea level rise with a strong emphasis on the changes occurring in the polar regions.