New NEwswave Blog

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Plankton Blooms and Ocean Acidification Media

Plankton blooms, images http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Phytoplankton/?src=eoa-features

Video on ocean acidification, high school level. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eedBMXudQfE

Long Island Sound Study Announcements

Two brand new ways to stay up to date on Long Island Sound issues and Long Island Sound Study announcements:
Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Long-Island-Sound-Study/117541254958303?v=wall&ref=ts

RSS feed to get updates on new postings on the website
http://longislandsoundstudy.net/feed/

Online Tools Guidebook

The COSEE Excellence in Networking Tools subgroup invites you to use the Online Tools Guidebook.  The guidebook provides easily accessible information on a wide range of online tools for collaborating, teaching, promoting, and much more.  The tools are grouped into function categories, including Graphics/Visual Tools, Project Management, Collaborative Editing, and more.

http://coseenow.net/ents/index.php/Main_Page

Oceans in the News

Oceans in the News is an editorial service from COSEE-Ocean Systems populated with current ocean research and news articles, compiled monthly.  The service is intended to provide a clearinghouse of ocean-related articles for teachers and students from reliable sources.  The articles are categorized by key phrases listed on the website, and most can be accessed in their entirety.

http://cosee1.umaine.edu/news.php

Artists and Educators on Board

Join scientists, educators, and artists on the JOIDES Resolution – Expedition 327: Juan de Fuca Hydrogeology, July 5-September 5, 2010.  Expedition 327 will install sub-seafloor observatories to monitor fluid circulation and microbial activity in the ocean’s crust, using cutting edge technology to help scientists explore unanswered questions about activity and life beneath the seafloor.  The expedition will carry a team of educators and artists, excited to communicate with you and answer your questions in multiple ways and multiple languages.  Read the blogs, follow the expedition, send in your questions, and more.

http://joidesresolution.org/node/1154

Games at NOAA

With summer here, it’s a good time to once again highlight this portal to games and interactive activities focused on ocean and air themes.  The games highlight the science and the activities of the NOAA and other agencies and organizations promoting environmental stewardship.  Be sure to check out WaterLife, the Humpback Whale Migration Game, Storm Tracker, and more.

http://games.noaa.gov/