Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2013

Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)


Marine Science


College of Science

First Advisor

Thomas Mullikin


Millions already owe their lives to scientists for their research and implementation of early warning devices such as a tornado warning. These warning systems are the beginning for what is to come if science continues to receive backing. Think of what could be accomplished in the next century if science and policy were to unite in the interest of protecting humans and the environment. It is imperative that environmental policies be based on sound science; to achieve this, political and scientific sectors must be integrated to produce effective and practical policies.

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Oceanography Commons