Denise Herzing, PhD, FN 04, presents highlights from years in the field with wild dolphins in the Bahamas.
will share stories from three generations of dolphins, their trials of life and death in the wild, and their complex communication and behavior.
presentation is full of underwater pictures, videos and sounds illuminating their lives underwater.
will also discuss the development of new technology for potential two way communication between dolphins and humans.
Dr. Denise Herzing, Research Director of the Wild Dolphin Project has completed 27 years of her long-term study of the Atlantic spotted dolphins inhabiting Bahamian waters.
She received her B.S. in Marine Zoology in 1979; her M.A. in Behavioral Biology in 1988; and her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology/Environmental Studies in 1993.
She is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences and in the Department of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.
In 2008 Dr. Herzing
received a Guggenheim Fellowship.
She is a fellow in the Explorers Club, a scientific advisor for the Lifeboat Foundation and the American Cetacean Society, and on the Board of Schoolyard Films.
has authored and co-authored many papers in the fields of whale biology, animal communication, and human consciousness.
Coverage of her
work with the spotted dolphins has appeared in National Geographic, New York Times, BBC Wildlife, Ocean Realm and Sonar magazines
work has been featured on Nature
, Discovery Channel, PBS, ABC network television, BBC
in England and NHK in Japan.
Check out her
project web site: http://www.wilddolphinproject.org/ Meeting to be held in Ft Lauderdale.