Climate Change in the Arctic Ocean with Dr. Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz

Event sponsored by the Brandeis University Environmental Studies.

March 19, 2021
12pm-1pm
Zoom Webinar


About the Event

Learn about the impact of climate change on the Arctic ocean with Dr. Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz.Dr. Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz

Dr. Peralta-Ferriz is an oceanographer at the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her research focuses on understanding the physics of water movement in the Arctic Ocean using satellite and in situ measurements.

We'll learn about the impact of climate change through a lively conversation with Dr. Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz and Dr. Sally Warner, a Brandeis Environmental Studies faculty member.

Dr. Peralta-Ferriz was born and raised in Mexico City. In 2004, she earned a BSc degree in Oceanography at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Ensenada, Mexico. She went on to earn her MSc (2008) and PhD (2012) in Physical Oceanography from the University of Washington School of Oceanography.

In 2008, she became the first Mexican woman to go to the North Pole. She's a 2017-18 US-Norway Fulbright Scholar, and a current member of NASA's GRACE and GRACE Follow-On Science Team.