Marine Biologist Samara Zinman Visits AP Environmental Science, Discusses Ways to Measure Biodiversity

Marine Biologist Samara Zinman visited Dr. Zinman’s AP Environmental Science class to discuss ways to measure biodiversity. Samara became fascinated with aquatic and marine systems at the age of 5 when learning about invasive zebra mussels in Lake George, NY.

After receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biology and a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Conservation from the Florida Institute of Technology, she worked in the Mote Marine Laboratory Coral Health and Disease program studying coral ecology. She is currently a Master of Marine Science Student at Nova Southeastern University studying coral species traits in Florida and the Persian Gulf under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Bauman.