April 2010 Sea Grant Documents Available

The April 2010 listing of new Sea Grant documents received by the National Sea Grant Library
is now available:   http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/new/

Copies of these documents are usually available from the originating Sea Grant program http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/ordering/
or may be borrowed from the National Sea Grant Library http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/ordering/requesthtml. Many of these are
also available electronically and may be accessed directly from the NSGL website.

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New Sea Grant Documents Available

The March 2010 listing of new Sea Grant documents received by the National Sea Grant Library is now available: http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/new/
Copies of these documents are usually available from the originating Sea Grant program http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/ordering/
or may be borrowed from the National Sea Grant Library http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/ordering/requesthtml. Many of these
titles are also available as PDF documents and can be accessed directly from the NSGL website.

Online Resource – Marine Debris Curriculum

Hawaii Sea Grant announces a new inquiry curriculum, “Sorting Out Sediment Grain Size and Plastic Pollution,” published in the journal Oceanography (vol. 22 no.4). Designed for middle- and high-school students, the activity explores beach erosion, beach health, and plastic pollution with instruction in field sampling and hands-on sediment size determination.

Job Opening – Sea Grant Program Officer, Maryland

NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program is advertising for a Social Scientist/Program Officer to work in the Silver Spring, MD, headquarters office. The position will serve as both a Program Officer and the National Sea Grant Social Science Specialist.
Learn more about the job, the qualifications, and to apply
Internal or Status applicant should apply to OAR-AA-2010-0003
External or Non-status should apply to OAR-AA-2010-0002

If you have questions about this position, contact Nikola Garber at 301-734-1079 or nikola.garber@noaa.gov.

Job Opening – Sea Grant Program Coordinator – Texas

Texas Sea Grant has an opening for a Program Coordinator in College Station, Texas.  Major/Essential Duties of Job:  Develop marine science education materials curricula for K-12 classroom use and for use with the Floating Classroom Program and pursue outside funding sources for development of marine education curricula and materials.  Conduct marine science education outreach programs for K-12 students and associated training for teachers/volunteers.   To review this position in more detail, or to apply visit
https://tamujobs.tamu.edu Click on the search postings link (upper left corner).  At the “Search Postings” page enter the Notice of Vacancy Number (NOV):  091174 Then click “search”

Introduction to Sea Grant Online Seminar

Sea Grant 101: Have you ever wondered how the National Sea Grant College Program works – research, extension, and education?

For more than 40 years, the National Sea Grant College program has worked to create and maintain a healthy coastal environment and economy. A partnership between universities and the federal government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA), Sea Grant directs federal resources to pressing problems in local communities. By drawing on the experience of more than 3,000 scientists, engineers, public outreach experts, educators and students from more than 300 institutions, Sea Grant is able to make an impact at local and state levels, and serve as a powerful national force for change. NOAA presents this  seminar on Wednesday July 29, from noon to 1 PM EDT. The presentation is available through a copmbination of phone and webcast. For details visit the NOAA Seminars website

Sea Grant Education Agent, Florida

The Bay County (Florida) Sea Grant has funding for a Fisheries Extension Agent. The Sea Grant/Marine Science agent will plan, develop, implement teach and evaluate comprehensive marine and natural resource educational programs that focus on marine recreation fisheries, commercial fisheries, industries including boating, marinas, fishing retail sports, sport shops and other fishing-related businesses, artificial reefs, and marine resource and water quality education for adults and youth audiences related to fishing and fishing habitats, as appropriate. To apply, go to UF IFAS website Click on jobs, then county operations to find position.