Beginning April 1, nineteen science educators from across North America will live on board the scientific ocean drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution for nine days, as participants in the latest “School of Rock Expedition for Educators” professional development workshop.
An international team of scientists has completed an ocean drilling expedition in the eastern Pacific, more than 600 miles west of the Galapágos Islands.
On March 6, Ocean Leadership presented U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R - AK) and Mark Begich (D - AK) with the Admiral James D. Watkins Congressional Leadership Award at the organization’s Public Policy Forum.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is hosting a Public Policy Forum on Economies of a Changing Ocean where they will award Senator Lisa Murkowski (R - AK) and Senator Mark Begich (D - AK) with the Admiral James D. Watkins Congressional Leadership Award.
An international team of scientists has just returned from an ocean drilling expedition on board the JOIDES Resolution, near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, designed to study the subduction zone where the Cocos tectonic plate dips beneath the Caribbean plate.
Today, the Bigelow Laboratory’s new Ocean Science and Education Campus formally opened in East Boothbay, Maine. Ocean Leadership President & CEO Bob Gagosian was on hand to speak at the event.
Today, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) presented the research team of the NOPP-funded project Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks (also known as Lophelia II) with the 2011 Excellence in Partnering Award at a breakfast held at the MTS/IEEE Oceans ’12 Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Ocean Leadership Presents U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse with Inaugural Admiral James D. Watkins Award
Today, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership presented U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) with the Admiral James D. Watkins Award at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography (URI GSO).
Working across a broad spectrum of endeavors, the Fellows include a pediatric neurosurgeon, a marine ecologist, a journalist, a photographer, an optical physicist and astronomer, a stringed-instrument bow maker, a geochemist, a fiction writer, and an arts entrepreneur. All were selected for their creativity, originality, and potential to make important contributions in the future.
The Energy Department today announced the selection of 14 new research projects across 11 states that will be a part of an expanding portfolio of projects designed to increase our understanding of methane hydrates’ potential as a future energy supply.