The STEAM Channel UC San Diego Extension
Margaret Leinen of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography -- The Constellation: Sally Ride Science Conversations
Date: 2/26/2016; 20 minutes
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Margaret Leinen, a paleo-oceanographer and climatologist who is now the director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, shares tales of leading the University of California's delegation to the Paris Climate Conference, the career path that began in the Midwest and moved out to sea, and her excitement about the imminent arrival of the Research Vessel Sally Ride, named for the late astronaut who was the first American woman in space. Leinen speaks with Karen Flammer, the director of education for Sally Ride Science@UC San Diego aboard the R/V Melville in the San Diego Bay. Recorded on 01.12.2016. (#30330)