Podcasts from Thank You Ocean

In the most recent podcast in the series Thank You Ocean Report, Dirk Rosen, founder and president of Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE),  talks about how, in our need for more information about the health of marine ecosystems, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are becoming important new allies as they help scientists ‘see’ beneath the surface of the ocean. Listen to the podcast

NOAA Teacher at Sea Program

Have you ever thought about shipping out to sea? This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association program will begin accepting applications on October 1 from K–12 teachers for the 2010 field season. The program provides a unique environment for learning and teaching by sending kindergarten through college teachers to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships to work under the tutelage of scientists and crew. Then, armed with new understanding and experience, teachers bring this knowledge back to their classrooms. Most participants try to sail on cruises offered during the summer, but cruises take place throughout most of the year on a space-available basis. Find out more