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Jul 10 Inauguration of the Naos Marine Lab Seawater System in Panama

 

Jul 10 Inauguration of the Naos Marine Lab Seawater System in Panama

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Year: 
1980
Month: 
july
Day: 
10
Date: 
Thu, 1980-07-10
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The Naos Seawater System is inaugurated by Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Director Dr. Ira Rubinoff, Panamanian President Dr. Aristides J. Royo Ruiz, Acting Smithsonian Secretary Phillip S. Hughes, and the Archbishop of Panama. The Naos Seawater System is a system of large tanks supplied with running seawater at the Pacific marine laboratory on Naos Island. This facility will permit a much greater variety of experimental work with marine organisms.