NOPP Funding Announcement

2019-03-20T15:54:26+00:00 August 26, 2009|

For funding beginning in FY 2010, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) welcomes research proposals meeting the goal of partnerships between at least two of the following three sectors: academia, industry (including NGOs), and government.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl Second Place Team Takes Award Trip

2019-03-20T15:50:46+00:00 August 4, 2009|

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is pleased to announce that the team who placed second in the 12th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) Finals Competition, Lexington High School, just returned from their awards trip to Catalina Island and La Jolla, Calif.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl Announces 2009 Scholarship Winners

2019-03-20T15:50:46+00:00 June 8, 2009|

(Washington, D.C.)- The Consortium for Ocean Leadership's National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is pleased to announce their 2009 National Ocean Scholars. High school seniors Brian Schuster of Raleigh, North Carolina and Emily Northrop of Coral Gables, Florida beat out 23 applicants to be awarded the $1,500 scholarship for their first year of college.

Ocean Leadership Staff Member Wins Acclaimed Award

2019-03-20T15:53:00+00:00 May 26, 2009|

Washington, D.C.- The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is pleased to announce that biologist Ron O'Dor, chief science officer of its Census of Marine Life program, is the recipient of Canadian Geographic's 2009 Environmental Scientist of the Year award.

Admiral Watkins Receives Presidential Citizens Medal

2016-06-29T10:50:25+00:00 December 10, 2008|

WASHINGTON - Today Admiral James D. Watkins (U.S. Navy retired) was honored by President George W. Bush with the Presidential Citizens Medal. The Presidential Citizens medal is awarded by the President of the United States in recognition of U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for our nation.

Ocean Leadership Selects New Chair

2016-06-29T10:50:51+00:00 June 25, 2008|

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is pleased to announce that Dr. Shirley Pomponi has been elected as Chair of the Board of Trustees. Outgoing Chair, Dr. Eric Barron, is leaving the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas to head the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

Massachusetts High School Team Wins National Competition

2019-03-20T15:50:47+00:00 April 30, 2008|

WASHINGTON - Lincoln-Sudbury High School returns home to Massachusetts after winning the 11th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®) held at Seward High School in Seward, Alaska last weekend. Twenty-five high schools from all over the United States competed in the NOSB Final Competition with prizes and scholarships on the line. The NOSB is a program of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership based in Washington, DC.

Ocean Leadership Applauds Joint Ocean Commission Initiative’s U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card

2016-06-29T10:50:59+00:00 February 27, 2008|

Today the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI) released its 2007 U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card, its third annual look at the country’s ocean strategy from the previous year. The report card is a bipartisan look at the nation’s progress toward implementing the recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commission, as well as the actions described in the Administration’s U.S. Ocean Action Plan.

Ocean Leadership Climate Change Symposia at AAAS Annual Meeting

2019-03-20T15:57:08+00:00 February 14, 2008|

At the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership is convening two scientific symposia. The symposia both relate recent results from paleoclimate investigations of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) to modern systems.

Ocean Leadership Hosts Biological Ocean Observing Workshop

2019-03-20T15:53:33+00:00 January 17, 2008|

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in coordination with the U.S. National Committee of the Census of Marine Life (CoML) organized a workshop to demonstrate the importance of incorporating biological data, particularly CoML data, into the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

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