Dr. Nasseer Idrisi was recently selected as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Educator at Sea to sail aboard the JOIDES Resolution (JR), the newly equipped and modernized scientific ocean drilling research vessel supported by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP).
The Interagency Working Group on Ocean Observations is pleased to announce the registration for Small Sea Changes: Big Infrastructure Impacts is now open. The workshop will take place on Friday, November 13, 2009 in Houston, Texas.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is pleased to announce that the champions of the 12th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Finals Competition, Marshfield High School, just returned from their award trip to the Republic of Panama.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®) is pleased to announce the third place team from the 12th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Finals Competition, Cranston High School West, has traveled to the Great Lakes for the team’s third place prize.
(Washington, D.C.) - The JOIDES Resolution (JR) Expedition 321T that cemented reentry cones around subseafloor borehole observatories and hosted the School of Rock 2009 teacher workshop, has docked.
The JOIDES Resolution, the U.S.-supported, newly equipped and modernized scientific ocean drilling vessel, is docked in the port of Victoria, British Columbia as it readies to embark on a eight-week international marine research expedition to investigate the role of the Bering Sea in climate change.
Physics teacher Douglas LaVigne will soon be leaving the classroom for the open sea. After a competitive, nationwide application and interview process, LaVigne was selected as the Teacher at Sea on Expedition 323 of the JOIDES Resolution.
Bradford Mark Clement, professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University, Miami, has been appointed director of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) at Texas A&M University.
(Washington, D.C.)- The Consortium for Ocean Leadership's National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is pleased to announce their 2009 National Ocean Scholars. High school seniors Brian Schuster of Raleigh, North Carolina and Emily Northrop of Coral Gables, Florida beat out 23 applicants to be awarded the $1,500 scholarship for their first year of college.
Describing Ocean Life in Olden Days, Researchers Upend Modern Notions of “Natural” Animal Sizes, Abundance
Marine historians reconstruct images of past sea life that boggle today's imagination; Experts convene May 26-28, Vancouver; En route to historic 1st global oceans Census, past, present and future: Oct. 2010
The National Science Foundation (NSF) made its first major award under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to construct the Alaska Region Research Vessel (ARRV).
Washington, D.C.- The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is pleased to announce that biologist Ron O'Dor, chief science officer of its Census of Marine Life program, is the recipient of Canadian Geographic's 2009 Environmental Scientist of the Year award.