ADDOMEx Highlights High School Student
Thomas Mathwig is a senior at Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy and is helping research the light’s effects on oil weathering for his senior project. You can learn more about Thomas in this recent article
and view photos of his work here
CARTHE Will Deploy SPOT Trackers for Ocean Flow Study
The cost-effective SPOT devices use satellite messaging technology to transmit information from remote locations around the globe. The consortium anticipates the devices will provide unprecedented scientific information about ocean currents that will inform future oil spill response.
University Features C-IMAGE Genomics Research
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christie recently featured the work of Dr. John Gold and Dr. David Portnoy researching post-Deepwater Horizon
genomic changes and long-term sustainability impacts in Gulf of Mexico fish species. Check it out!
CONCORDE Schedules Fall Cruise Campaign
The Fall Campaign is a large-scale data collection field mission involving two separate but overlapping two-week cruises. Embarking in late October, R/V PointSur
will focus on plankton populations, while R/V Pelican
sets out early November to examine the nearshore environment’s physical and chemical properties.
Meet CWC Graduate Student Elizabeth Robinson
This entry in the consortium’s Scientist Spotlight series interviews a Ph.D. student and GoMRI Scholar working under Nancy Rabalais. Get to know Elizabeth’s background, inspirations, and research through her profile!
DEEPEND Explains Ocean Layers in Comic Strip
The consortium Kids Blog recently posted a comic strip featuring youth education mascot Squirt that explains how scientists break the ocean down into zones and layers and what the different sections mean.
ECOGIG Kicks Off Science at the Stadium
This year’s first Science at the Stadium event will take place on September 19
fromnoon – 6 pm
in front of the University of Georgia Marine Sciences building. To learn more about the pre-game scientific fun, check out the Facebook event
RECOVER Announces Five-Day Aquatic Animal Course
The January course will use lectures, lab exercises, and discussion to give participants an understanding of and hands-on experience with the methods and equipment used to measure aquatic animal respiration, swimming performance, or behavior. The deadline for applications is November 1