The Marine Geoscience Leadership Symposium, March 23-27, 2009 in Washington, D.C., crosses the boundaries between marine geology and geophysics and provides early career researchers with insight into leading a successful research career.
Autonomous underwater vehicle “eyes”sites for future ocean observatory: The first scientific mission with Sentry, a newly developed robot capable of diving as deep as 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) into the ocean, has been successfully completed by scientists and engineers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the University of Washington (UW).
A number of our members and those of you from our community have asked us what approach you might take on educating your congressional delegation with respect to the important work your institutions do in ocean research and education. We have outlined some suggestions for you and encourage you to pursue them.
With results in hand, the 2007-2008 Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellows visited Washington, DC to present the results of their fellowship research to leaders of the scientific community.
Biogeoscientists show evidence of 90 billion tons of microbial organisms-expressed in terms of carbon mass-living in the deep biosphere, in a research article published online by Nature, July 20, 2008.
Jules Verne’s classic science fiction novel A Journey to the Centre of the Earth has stood the test of time as imagination-capturing entertainment. Originally penned in 1864, it has been adapted into films, television and animation, thrill rides, video games and even a music album. In July 2008, the story again hits the big screen in a 3-D summer blockbuster.
Sixteen middle, high school and community college teachers from across the country visited College Station, TX, to take part in the annual School of Rock workshop at the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s (IODP) Gulf Coast Repository.
Our recent communications have been rich with news of change within the U.S. Implementing Organization and across the IODP. I wanted to take a moment to put these changes into perspective and to bring you up to date on where we are on a number of fronts.