How Science Works!

2016-06-28T19:29:50+00:00 June 18, 2014|

Many people think that science is a step by step linear process that is similarly followed by all scientists. In reality, the process is a highly dynamic, creative and non-linear endeavor that is often unpredictable, requires problem solving skills, and relies on the collaboration among different specialists.

Scientists Probe Earth’s Last Warm Phase

2016-06-28T19:29:56+00:00 May 1, 2014|

(Click to enlarge) The study used data from the new NEEM ice core drilled in Greenland. Scientists now have a fuller picture of what happened at the poles during the last warm phase on Earth. (From BBC News / by Jonathan Amos) — Known as the Eemian, this time period extended from roughly [...]

South China Sea Drilling Project Launches

2016-06-28T19:30:17+00:00 January 23, 2014|

(Click to enlarge) The break-up of Eurasia tens of millions of years ago led to the formation of islands such as Palawan (Per-Andre Hoffmann/Picture Press/Alamy) International expedition hopes to unravel mysteries of the South China Sea, one of the world’s most geologically important seas. (From Nature / by Jane Qiu) — The South [...]

Alaskan calling for Bay’s Carol

2016-06-28T19:38:50+00:00 April 23, 2013|

(Click to enlarge) JOURNEY: Carol Larson, education team leader for the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier, is off to Alaska in June to do voluntary work on the IODP-Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme geological research ship Joides Resolution. (Credit: Glenn Taylor) During a GNS camp staged at the National Aquarium last year, [...]

Program Updates: Year in Review 2012

2016-06-29T09:24:04+00:00 January 4, 2013|

Ocean Leadership has compiled a 2011 Year in Review for our newsletter readers. We hope that this gives you a great understanding of the breadth of work that our organization completed in 2012.

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