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Dr Tracy Fanara

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Staff Scientist and Environmental Health Programs Manager at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FLorida, USA

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Dr Tracy Fanara

"Water Crisis"

In this presentation Dr Tracy Fanara, aka Inspector Planet, investigates algae blooms in Florida.

Dr Tracy Fanara is an environmental engineer, scientist, public speaker and television host with a BS, ME, and PhD from the University of Florida’s College of Environmental Engineering. In research, Tracy has developed water treatment technology, strategies for sustainable design, aquaponics for space travel, and citizen science programs with over 1.6million users to obtain publicly available environmental data. Tracy has international media recognition due to her expertise and science communication efforts during the Florida Water crises. Tracy is now the Coastal Modeling Manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she manages US coastal ocean modeling efforts to gain a better understanding of our earth systems and threats to human lives and livelihoods in a changing world. You may have seen Tracy on Science Channel, Weather Channel, Fox or CBS; in Marvels Unstoppable Wasp, or on the recent cover of Xylem YSI’s Mission Water.

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