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I am a biological oceanographer working at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NYC, USA. I have a PhD in Marine Sciences from the Mumbai University. I live in Manhattan, NY but I am from the state of Goa in India. I devote my free time to exploring the city that never sleeps and promoting Goa Chitra, enthnographic museum located in Benaulim, Goa, India http://www.goachitra.com

Visit to Sao Paulo

plenary talk

The metropolis of SP

Plenary Talk at “Conferência USP sobre o Mar” at Universidade de São Paulo, SP, Brasil from 16th to 18th May 2012 was invited to give a talk at the Universidade de São Paulo, SP, Brasil to give one one the plenary talks. I spoke about how the Arabian Sea can serve as a natural laboratory to understand how climate change can impact biodiversity and the food chain as well as the potential feedbacks to climate from a changing biodiversity.