Three months after BP capped its runaway well in the Gulf of Mexico, the state of Louisiana is still building a chain of sand berms off its coast to block and capture oil even as federal officials and many scientists argue that the effort will prove pointless.
Offshore wind power offers a feasible way for Maryland to help meet its renewable energy goals, but presents some economic and political hurdles, concludes a new study by the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER).
The Arctic region, also called the “planet’s refrigerator,” continues to heat up, affecting local populations and ecosystems as well as weather patterns in the most populated parts of the Northern Hemisphere, according to a team of 69 international scientist
Scientists returned this week to the Southern Hemisphere where NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission is set to begin its second year of airborne surveys over Antarctica. The mission monitors the region’s changing sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers.
It was little more than a century ago that Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen led the first expedition to successfully traverse the Arctic. Today, the NOS Office of Coast Survey is forging into a new era of Arctic research.
Researchers at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology, an organized research unit in the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery
December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015Paris, France
Arctic Encounter Paris
The Arctic Encounter will host its first international event - Arctic Encounter Paris - at the French Senate and the French Military College (École Militaire) in Paris, France, on December 11-12, 2015. The Arctic Encounter Paris (AEP) will take place on the final days of the monumental United Nations Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) where over 50,000 participants and 25,000 government delegates will be gathered to deliberate the world’s response to our changing planet in Paris. The AEP is the only Arctic policy and economics event currently planned to take place during the UN Convention.
Society for Marine Mammalogy ; Conference; 21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals
December 13, 2015 - December 19, 2015San Francisco, CA
21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals
The Society for Marine Mammalogy holds biennial international meetings with the goal of enhancing collaboration, sharing ideas, and improving the quality of research on marine mammals within the scientific community. The meeting will focus on marine mammal conservation in a changing world and bring together leaders in the field from every continent.
December 14, 2015 - December 19, 2015San Francisco, CA
AGU Fall Meeting
• Description: Welcome to the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. With nearly 24,000 attendees, the AGU Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Now in its 48th year, the AGU Fall Meeting is the best place to present your research, hear about the latest discoveries, trends, and challenges in the field, and network and make connections that can enhance your career. The AGU Fall Meeting brings together the entire Earth and space sciences community for discussions of emerging trends and the latest research. The technical program includes presentations on new and cutting- science, much of which has not yet been published, meaning you’ll return to work with knowledge you can’t get anywhere else.