National Oceanographic Partnership Program Honors 2011 Excellence in Partnering Award Recipients

2016-06-29T09:24:17+00:00 October 15, 2012|

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 Board Member Nancy Rabalais Among 2012 MacArthur Fellows

2016-06-29T09:24:21+00:00 October 3, 2012|

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.

Ocean Leadership Selected to Run New Project

2016-06-29T09:24:30+00:00 September 5, 2012|

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.

Scientists Use Ocean Drilling Data to Connect Seawater Chemistry with Climate Change and Evolution

2016-06-29T09:24:39+00:00 July 23, 2012|

Humans get much of the blame for modern climate change, with little attention paid to the contribution of other natural forces. But a new study in the July 20 issue of the journal Science sheds some light on one potential cause of the cooling trend of the past 45 million years. And it has everything to do with the chemistry of the world’s oceans.

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