It was a another busy month for the U.S. Census of Marine Life program as we held our 16th, and final, committee meeting at the Ocean Leadership offices in Washington, D.C.
Marshfield High School from Wisconsin won the 13th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®) Final, held April 23-25, 2010 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and USF’s College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®), an ocean science education program of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership based in Washington, D.C., announced that Contoocook Valley Regional High School from Peterborough, New Hampshire has won the second annual NOSB “Living on the Ocean Planet” Video Contest.
Check out the video slideshow that was shown at the 2010 NOSB Finals award ceremony.
As Alex Tilley powers his 15-foot skiff over the turquoise surface, a dark form slips across the white sand floor below. “Sting ray,” Mr. Tilley says.
NSF will be hosting webcasts Monday, May 3rd at 1pm ET and Thursday, May 6th at 1pm ET answering questions and explaining the solicitation: “Decadal and Regional Climate Prediction using Earth System Models *(EaSM)”
Today, the House Committee on Science and Technology approved an Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to HR 5116, America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 by a vote of 29 to 8.
In response to growing concerns about our planet’s changing climate, rising global temperatures and sea levels, and increasing concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), scientists are looking to the planet’s past to help predict its future.