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Professor Jack Barth selected as a Fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society would like to congratulate professor Jack Barth of the Oregon State University on being selected as the newest TOS Fellow. (2013-04-18)
ASLO and Duke University Press partner to launch Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments
Duke University Press and the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography partnered to launch a new online-only journal. (2010-02-19)
'Women in Oceanography: A Decade Later' published by The Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce publication of 'Women in Oceanography: A Decade Later.' This supplement to the December issue of Oceanography magazine reviews the progress that has been made over the last 10 years in addressing barriers to career advancement for women oceanographers and where further attention to this issue might still be needed. (2015-01-26)
Dr. Pinkel receives Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research
Dr. Robert Pinkel, Professor of Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, was presented with the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea, in a recent SIO ceremony. (2000-05-24)
Dr. W. Steven Holbrook selected as 2013 recipient of the Walter Munk Award
Dr. Steve Holbrook has been selected as the 2013 recipient the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. (2013-06-19)
Arnold L. Gordon selected as fellow of The Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society congratulates Professor Arnold L. Gordon (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University) on being selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. (2016-01-21)
Dr. William Kuperman selected as 2011 recipient of the Walter Munk Award
Dr. William Kuperman has been selected as the 2011 recipient the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. (2011-07-25)
Rana A. Fine selected as Fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society congratulates Rana A. Fine, professor in the department of ocean sciences at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, for being selected as a Fellow of the Oceanography Society. (2016-01-25)
Carl Wunsch selected as 2015 Walter Munk Award recipient
Dr. Carl Wunsch has been selected as the 2015 recipient the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in oceanography related to sound and the sea. (2015-06-09)
Mark A. Cane selected as fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society would like to congratulate Professor Mark A. (2015-01-14)
International honor for University of East Anglia ocean researcher
An environmental scientist from the University of East Anglia has won a prestigious international prize for her outstanding contribution to oceanography. (2009-04-21)
Dr. Robert Spindel is recipient of the Walter Munk Award For Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea
The Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea will be presented to Dr. (2001-04-01)
Scripps research oceanographer receives Munk Award
Peter Worcester, a research oceanographer at UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has been selected as winner of the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. (2006-02-28)
The National Academy of Sciences honors Scripps professor with Agassiz Medal
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Professor Emeritus Charles S. (2001-04-17)
UCSB oceanographer awarded prestigious naval oceanographic sciences chair
UC Santa Barbara oceanographer Tommy Dickey is one of two leading scientists nationwide to be awarded a prestigious Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations Chair in Oceanographic Sciences. (2008-08-06)
Dr. Peter Worcester to receive the Walter Munk Award
The Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea will be presented to Dr. (2006-02-22)
Springer partners with the Chinese Society of Oceanography
Springer, one of the leading publishers in the fields of science, technology and medicine, will publish the official journal of the Chinese Society of Oceanography as of January 2010. (2009-09-01)
National Oceanography Centre turns to the sea to save energy
The National Oceanography Centre in Southampton is conserving energy and reducing its carbon footprint -- by harnessing the cooling power of seawater. (2010-05-17)
Dr. Thomas Rossby receives Walter Munk Award for research Related to Sound and the Sea
Dr. Thomas Rossby of the University of Rhode Island will receive the Walter Munk Award for distinguished research in oceanography related to sound and the sea. (2003-06-02)
URI Metcalf Institute awards journalists environmental reporting fellowships
The Metcalf Institute Environmental Reporting Fellowships have been awarded to two journalists, Caroline Rodriguez, former editor of Ithaca Times, and Edward Ortiz, reporter for The Berkshire Eagle and correspondent for The Boston Globe, by The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, based at the University of Rhode Island's (URI) Graduate School of Oceanography. (2003-08-21)
Prospectus addresses most pressing marine science questions
A 'Prospectus for UK marine science' has been published by the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. (2012-12-10)
Louis St. Laurent receives Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award from AMS
Louis St. Laurent of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution was selected by the American Meteorological Society to receive the prestigious Nicholas P. (2012-01-19)
Marine monitoring to help protect lives at sea
In order to save lives at sea, the National Oceanography Centre is joining six research organizations to provide a world-class marine monitoring and forecasting service, which could be used to improve marine rescue operations. (2015-06-17)
Scripps professor wins 25th Rosenstiel Award for contributions to marine science
Lynne Talley, a research oceanographer and professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, has been chosen as the recipient of the 25th annual Rosenstiel Award. (2001-05-08)
Godfather of oceanography wins prestigious award
Hailed as one of the world's greatest oceanographers and pioneers of marine science, Dr. (2010-05-20)
The Oceanography Society dedicates journal issue to URI Dean John Knauss
Not many people have seen Dr. John Knauss at a loss for words, but he was speechless on Saturday when presented with the current issue of the journal Oceanography, specially published by The Oceanography Society (TOS) as a tribute to his accomplishments as a scientist, an educator, an administrator, a leader, and a gentleman. (2001-07-09)
Florida institutions to host Gulf of Mexico oil spill conference
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill will forever change the Gulf of Mexico, significantly impacting its citizens, environment, economy and policy of the region -- and beyond. (2010-09-21)
Scientists identify seamounts as significant, unexplored territory
Scientists from NOAA and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi were astounded to find that seamounts, mountains that rise from the seafloor, rank as some of the most common ocean habitats in the world. (2010-04-29)
University of Rhode Island launches Teacher Research and Mentoring Armada
The URI Office of Marine Programs at the Graduate School of Oceanography has received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a five-year national program, the ARMADA Project, to involve K-12 teachers in active ocean science research and mentoring experiences. (2003-06-17)
Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Methods in Oceanography
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Methods in Oceanography. (2013-02-27)
Researchers ask important questions on what happens to oil after a spill
Very little is known about what happens to oil in the ocean after an oil spill and what happens to it once a chemical dispersant has been applied. (2016-11-21)
URI names prominent ocean scientist to lead Graduate School of Oceanography
Following an international search, the University of Rhode Island has appointed Bruce H. (2012-07-25)
Natural radioactivity used to determine seasonal changes in groundwater supply
In a journal article published in a recent issue of Limnology and Oceanography, URI Graduate School of Oceanography chemical oceanographers Roger P. (2002-11-21)
Scripps and Trius team up to develop new antibiotics with US Department of Defense grant
In an effort to tap into the vast potential of the oceans as a source for novel medical treatments, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, a part of the US Department of Defense, has awarded San Diego-based Trius Therapeutics Inc. a four-and-a-half year contract worth up to $29.5 million to collaborate with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego for the development of novel antibiotics directed against microorganisms that cause serious infections. (2010-09-20)
Vetlesen Foundation awards grant to URI oceanographers to aquire equipment for use in global change studies
The New York City-based G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation has awarded the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) a $162,000 grant to acquire a GEOTEK Multisensor Core Logger (MSCL) to enhance the institution's global change studies program. (2001-10-02)
Seamounts reach a pinnacle in upcoming issue of Oceanography
Lying beneath the ocean is spectacular terrain ranging from endless chains of mountains and isolated peaks to fiery volcanoes and black smokers exploding with magma and other minerals from below Earth's surface. (2010-02-22)
Research cruise to understand major changes in Atlantic
Scientists at the University of Liverpool are embarking on a research cruise to help them understand recent major changes in the temperature of the Atlantic. (2005-05-10)
URI biological oceanographers awarded National Science Foundation grant to study increases in jellyfish population
URI Graduate School of Oceanography biological oceanographers Barbara K. Sullivan and Dian J. (2001-09-28)
US research vessel winds down visit to Vietnam as part of joint oceanographic research program
U.S. scientists and Vietnamese researchers will discuss coastal ocean circulation and land-ocean environmental trends this week as the R/V Roger Revelle, an auxiliary general purpose oceanographic research vessel, continues its nine-day port call in the city of Da Nang. (2012-06-27)
Grant from Vetlesen Foundation supports URI Graduate School of Oceanography Climate Research
The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation of New York City recently awarded the URI Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) $100,000 to support its work in climate research. (2002-08-15)
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