Deep Sea Wonders of the CaribbeanEnlarge image President of NIHERST, Ms. Sylvia Lalla (second from left), Ambassador Görgens (left) with the other sponsors at the launch (© NIHERST)
Trinidadian scientist Dr. Judith F. Gobin, Lecturer at the Deparment of Life science at the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine campus), was aboard the exploration vessel "Nautilus" in 2013 and 2014 to study the deep waters in the Caribbean region. Her research unveiled a fascinating variaty of live and a unique ecosystem unknown to man: at a depth of 2,500 ft. plus!
Enlarge image NIHERST - National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (© NIHERST - Logo)
NIHERST, the National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, teamed up with the Embassy and other
Dr. Judith F. Gobin (right) presenting in brief her findings (with Ms. Joanne Chin Sang, NIHERST, right
sponsors to make the results of Ms. Gobins research accessible to the public. In February 2017 they announced the launch of an educational outreach, producing educational videos and books depicting some of the fascinating finds of Ms. Gobins trip into the deep.