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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. The citation on Dr. Barth's certificate recognizes his contributions and sustained leadership in all aspects of continental shelf oceanography, and for his commitment to community service. Dr. Barth will be formally recognized during the Ocean Sciences Meeting, Feb. 23-28, 2014, in Honolulu, Hawaii. (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. TOS published its first 'Women in Oceanography' volume in March 2005. (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. The award is granted jointly by The Oceanography Society, the Office of Naval Research, and the Oceanographer of the Navy. (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. Dr. Holbrook is Professor of Geophysics at the University of Wyoming, and Adjunct Scientist in the Physical Oceanography Department of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The Munk Award is presented jointly by The Oceanography Society, the Office of Naval Research and the Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. (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. The citation on Professor Gordon's certificate recognizes him for his fundamental contributions to our understanding of how the global ocean is interconnected, drawing from his observations of the Southern Ocean, Indonesian Seas, and Agulhas retroflection. Dr. Gordon will be recognized during a ceremony on Feb. 23, 2016, at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, La. (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. Dr. Kuperman is a professor of oceanography and Director of the Marine Physical Laboratory of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The award will be presented to Dr. Kuperman during the Acoustical Society of America Meeting in October and he will also be recognized during the Ocean Sciences Meeting next February. (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. The citation on Professor Fine's certificate recognizes her for significant contributions to the understanding of the ocean circulation and ventilation. Dr. Fine will be formally recognized on Feb. 23, 2016, during a ceremony at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, La. (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. Since 1993, The Oceanography Society has presented this award to recognize: significant original contributions to the understanding of physical ocean processes related to sound in the sea, significant original contributions to the application of acoustic methods to that understanding, and outstanding service that fosters research in ocean science and instrumentation contributing to the above. (2015-06-09)

Mark A. Cane selected as fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society would like to congratulate Professor Mark A. Cane on being selected as the newest Fellow of The Oceanography Society. The citation on Professor Cane's certificate recognizes him for contributions to the understanding and prediction of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation and the tropical oceans and their effects on climate and society. Professor Cane will be formally recognized during the Ocean Sciences Meeting, Feb. 21-26, 2016, in New Orleans, La. (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. Robert C. Spindel on April 2, 2001 at the Miami Beach meeting of The Oceanography Society. (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. The award is granted jointly by The Oceanography Society, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Worcester received the award on February 24, 2006, in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the 13th Ocean Sciences Meeting. (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. Peter F. Worcester on February 24, 2006, at the 13th Ocean Sciences Meeting, a joint meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the Oceanography Society, the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, and the Estuarine Research Federation, in Honolulu, HI. (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. Starting with Volume 29, Issue 1, Acta Oceanologica Sinica will be published at Springer both electronically and in print. The journal joins Springer's Chinese Library of Science, a collection of more than 90 high-quality, English-language research journals from China. (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. The presentation will take place June 4, 2003, at The Oceanography Society-Oceanology International Americas Ocean Conference in New Orleans. (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)

Murky lakes now surpass clear, blue lakes in US
New research reveals that many lakes in the continental United States are becoming murkier, with potentially negative consequences for water quality and aquatic life. The findings are published in Limnology and Oceanography. (2018-08-22)

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. The themed issue, which includes contributions from scientists based at the National Oceanography Centre, details the key marine science questions to be addressed over the next 20 years. (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. Fofonoff Award. There will be a formal presentation at the Annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 25, 2012, at the AMS annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (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. Walter Munk, a long-time contributor to the US Office of Naval Research, received the prestigious 2010 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on May 11 in Stockholm. (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. Florida institutions, including academia, government, NGOs and the private sector, will come together for a conference to discuss state-of-the-art research on all aspects of the Gulf Oil Spill disaster and its impact Feb. 9-11, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (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. Their findings are published in a new study and reverse previous beliefs about the prevalence of seamounts, which are treasure troves of marine biodiversity. (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. The project will be managed by OMP in collaboration with the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education, the Joint Oceanographic Institutions, and the JASON Foundation for Education. (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. New research summarizes what is known and what important knowledge gaps remain. (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. Corliss dean of its Graduate School of Oceanography, effective September 2012. Dean Corliss will have executive responsibility for the school and provide leadership for its academic, research and outreach activities. (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. Kelly and S. Bradley Moran describe how they used radium isotopes as tracers to determine seasonal changes in groundwater input to the Pettasquamscutt estuary from June 1999 to June 2000. (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. The instrument will be used to obtain geophysical measurements on sediment and rock cores taken from deep beneath the ocean floor. (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. This mountainous landscape, some of which surpasses Mt. Everest heights and the marine life it supports, is the spotlight of a special edition of the research journal Oceanography. (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. Gifford have been awarded $655,000 by the National Science Foundation to study the cause of substantial increases in the concentrations of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (commonly called the combjelly) and determine the effects these increases could have on coastal ecosystems. An additional $244,000 was awarded to Dr. John Costello of Providence College to collaborate on the study. (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. Owned by the Office of Naval Research and operated by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the vessel arrived in Vietnam June 22. Its visit highlights partnership between ONR and the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology. (2012-06-27)

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