Job Opportunity – Director, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Georgia

The Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah, Georgia is seeking a new Director.  Full job description

Presentation and Book Signing with “Basking with Humpbacks” Author Todd McLeish

Basking with Humpbacks: Tracking Threatened Marine Life in New England author Todd McLeish will give an illustrated presentation on Thursday, November 5 at 5:30PM. Held at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH, the event is co-sponsored by the Portsmouth Athenaeum. Light refreshments served.   In Basking with Humpbacks, McLeish profiles 11 of the most threatened species of wildlife living in the marine environment around New England. His book brings readers along on an entertaining, first-person journey with biologists who are studying these creatures to better understand the complex threats they face. Call 603-436-8043 for more information.

COSEE-WEST Online Workshop for Teachers: Using Ocean Observing Systems to Study the Ocean

COSEE-West offers an online workshop in partnership with the College of Coexploration, October 26-November 13. OPEN NOW for viewing of Week 1 and introductions! Info, Registration, and Log-in Page:
Learn more about the way scientists use remote sensing technologies to study our ocean! Participants will have the opportunity to interact online with faculty and research scientists as well as educators from around the world. This workshop is free.
Three weeks of keynotes and discussions:
Oct 26-30: Dr. Rebecca Shipe (UCLA) will discuss Harmful Algal Blooms in Southern California Coastal Waters. She will be online from Oct 26-30 to discuss how remote sensing instruments contributes to her work on phytoplankton and harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Santa Monica Bay.
Nov 2-6: Dr. Edith Widder (Ocean Research & Conservation Association) will discuss  Secret Lights in the Sea.
She will be online from Nov 2-11 to discuss her presentation. Dr. Widder will focus on her work on bioluminescent deep-sea organisms and the remote sensing tools (“Eye-in-the-Sea”) that helps to make that research possible.
Nov 9-13: Educator panel Educators who have incorporated OOS data, topics and materials into their classrooms will lead discussions and share videos on the incorporation of OOS into their classroom, how those lessonplans worked out, how they could be modified, etc.
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Lecture by Smithsonian Author on Our Connection to the Sea

Deborah Cramer, author of  Smithsonian Ocean: Our Water, Our World, the companion volume to the new Sant Ocean Hall at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, will explore the ways the sea is essential to all of us at the next Falmouth Forum Friday, November 6 at 7:30PM in the MBL’s (Marine Biological Laboratory’s) Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole.  Ms. Cramer’s lecture, titled Our Water Our World, is sponsored by the MBL Associates and is free and open to the public.
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