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Diving Into “Ocean Odyssey 3D” With Dr. Sylvia Earle

Ocean fish
The Tennessee Aquarium

Dr. Sylvia Earle is a legendary oceanographer and explorer.

A marine biologist and author for decades, she is a pioneer in the use of scuba gear and the first woman to serve as chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Today, Dr. Earle is a National Geographic explorer-in-residence and founder of Ocean Blue, committed to exploring and protecting the world’s oceans.

Dr. Sylvia Earle
The Tennessee Aquarium
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Dr. Sylvia Earle

Her latest book is “National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey” - and she appears in a new film, “Ocean Odyssey 3D.”

On Friday, Dr. Earle will visit Chattanooga for the film’s premiere at the Tennessee Aquarium’s IMAX 3D Theater, starting at 6 PM.

For more information about “Ocean Odyssey 3D,” visit the Tennessee Aquarium’s website: tnaqua.org.

“Ocean Odyssey 3D” poster
The Tennessee Aquarium
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