SAVE THE DATE: Marine Environmental Awards Luncheon 2014
Former Recipient Russell Ladd with honored guests and proud staff
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The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation’s
Marine Environmental Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, November 4
Battle House Hotel
Moonlight Ballroom (upstairs)
11:30 until 1:00 pm
Tickets $50 in Advance +( 2.50 Online handling)
$60 at the Door
$400 for a Table of 8+( 5.00 online Handling Fee)
$500 for table of 10 + (10.00 online Handling Fee)
Marine Environmental Awards Recipients 2014
Gulf Coast Marine Environmental Excellence Award-Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region.
2014 Recipient: Ann Bedsole
Gulf Coast Marine Environmental Leadership Award-Recognizes a business or organization whose efforts have resulted in the improvement of marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region.
2014 Recipient: Mobile Big Game Fishing Club
Dr. Dave Gallo
Underwater views of cool sea creatures from the Alvin
Bruce Strickott jumping fom Submersbile Alvin
Compressed Styrofoam Cup Due to pressure at great depths
Dave Gallo Oceanographer and Explorer To be Keynote Speaker at MEAL
Dr. Gallo is an American oceanographer and Director of Special Projects at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. For more than 25 years, he has been at the forefront of ocean exploration, participating in and being witness to the development of new technologies and scientific discoveries that shape our view of Planet Earth. He has been described by TED Conferences as “an enthusiastic ambassador between the sea and those of us on dry land.” With more than 8 million views, his TED
presentation “Underwater Astonishments” is among the top three TED Talks viewed to date.
David has participated in expeditions to all of the world’s oceans and was one of the first scientists to use a combination of robots and submarines to explore the deep seafloor. Most recently, he co-led an expedition to create the first detailed and comprehensive map of the RMS Titanic and he co-led the successful international effort to locate the remains of Air France Flight 447. He is presently involved in planning an international expedition to locate and document the wreckage of Ernest Shackleton’s ship, HMS Endurance. Currently he is in Australia assisting with the missing Malaysian Air flight.