Tony Amos - Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas, Texas
Tony Amos has been with The University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas for the past 33 years. He officially retired in 2003 but continues an active role in the University as a Research Fellow doing long-term observations on Mustang and San Jose Island Gulf beaches, and directing the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK). His oceanographic career has spanned 48 years, first at Columbia University’s Lamont Geological Observatory before coming to UTMSI in 1976. He has participated in research expeditions to all the world’s oceans and many of its seas, including 35 cruises to the Antarctic and five to the Arctic; he is a holder of the US Antarctic Service Medal.
TOPIC: “Plovers: Fidelity & Longevity”
SESSION: Saturday, February 22 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute