Discovery raises hopes that sea floor could yield previously unknown antibiotics.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership will be participating in the 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting, occurring February 20-25, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) and the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) will be participating in the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, occurring December 5-9 in San Francisco, California, with a plethora of activities.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville hosted a lecture by Oceanographer Dr. James Cowen titled “Life Deep Beneath the Ocean: The Most Remote Biosphere on Earth” on Friday, February 25 at the museum.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership will attend this year’s Fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference in San Francisco, California. The conference, which runs from December 13-17, is expected to draw thousands of people from around the world.
On June 3, 2010 more than 200 scientists convened on the campus of Louisiana State University (LSU) to discuss the urgent issues regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that has been releasing large quantities of oil into the Gulf of Mexico since the end of April.
The Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill - Prepared by the Joint Information Center - UPDATED June 3, 2010 7 PM
"People expect that we scientists already know what to do, and we don't," said Jay Grimes, professor of Marine Microbiology at The University of Southern Mississippi, speaking about the oil spill.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership will convene a meeting at LSU on Thursday, June 3, to address the response to and impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The meeting will be held at the Lod Cook Alumni Center, located at 3838 W. Lakeshore Drive on LSU’s campus in Baton Rouge.
Scientists from around the world will gather this week in California for an annual conference to discuss everything from the secret pathologies of dolphins to a count of the creatures in the seas and the 50th birthday of the laser.
At the Copenhagen global warming conference, researchers have been seeking attention to what's often been an "orphan" issue in the climate change debate: increasing ocean acidity and its risks for fisheries.