Seminar on future Arctic marine use set Wednesday

1:34 p.m., Feb. 12, 2008--Capt. Lawson Brigham, deputy director of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission will present “Using Scenario Planning to Understand Future Arctic Marine Use” from 1:30-2:50 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 206 Robinson Hall and via ITV in 202 Cannon Lab on UD's Lewes campus.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the College of Marine and Earth Studies and the Lerner College of Business and Economics as part of the William S. Carlson International Polar Year Events at UD.

Brigham, this year's signer of the American Geographical Society's Fliers' and Explorers' Globe, for captaining the icebreaker Polar Sea to the polar extremes of the global ocean, currently chairs the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment of the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum of the eight Arctic nations. He also is vice chairperson of the council's working group on Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) and was a contributing author to the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment.

For more information about the campus seminar, contact Elizabeth Naylor [].