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Robert Kopp Awarded Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal

The International Union for Quarternary Research  has established the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal in recognition of the many contributions of Nick Shackleton, a giant in the field of Quaternary science. The medal will be awarded once every four years to an outstanding young Quaternary scientist, chosen by his or her...

Life’s Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Life's Engines How Microbes Made Earth Habitable | Princeton University Press  For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms transformed the chemistry of our planet to make it habitable for plants, animals, and us. Life's Engines takes readers deep...

Ben Horton recipient of 2014 AGU Ocean Sciences Voyager Award

The Ocean Sciences Voyager Award is given in even-numbered years to mid-career scientist (8 to 20 years post-degree) in recognition of significant contributions and expanding leadership in ocean sciences. Significant contributions may include, but are not limited to: the awardee’s research impact, innovative interdisciplinary work, educational accomplishments (mentoring), societal impact,...

Handbook of Sea-Level Research

Handbook of Sea-Level Research Professor Ian Shennan (Editor), Professor Antony J. Long (Editor), Dr Benjamin P. Horton (Editor) ISBN: 978-1-118-45258-5 600 pages March 2015, Wiley-Blackwell Measuring sea-level change – be that rise or fall – is one of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requires robust scientific...

New Research May Solve Puzzle in Sea Level’s Rise

A team of researchers reported Wednesday that the ocean did not rise quite as much as previously believed in the 20th century. They proposed a seemingly tiny adjustment that could make a big difference in scientific understanding of the looming problem of sea-level rise. Instead of rising about six inches...

Ken Able to receive the prestigious Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award

A marine biologist from Electra, Texas, Dr. Nancy Foster dedicated 23 years of outstanding service to NOAA, leaving a remarkable imprint on the agency. After earning a masters in marine biology from Texas Christian University and a doctorate in marine biology from George Washington University, Dr. Foster began her tenure...

Exploring the Oceans: 20,000 Colleagues Under the Sea

Fleets of robot submarines will change oceanography. SAILING the seven seas is old hat. The latest trick is to glide them. Sea gliders are small unmanned vessels which are now cruising the briny by the hundred. They use a minuscule amount of power, so they can stay out for months....

Lisa Calvo selected by the NJMEA as this year’s Outstanding Marine Educator

Congratulations Lisa Calvo  on being awarded the New Jersey Marine Education Association's Outstanding Marine Educator of the Year Award!  She recieved the award at the Teach at the Beach 2014  annual professional development workshop held at Stockton College's Campus Center on May 20th for a number of efforts including  linking local NJ...