Dispatches E-News: Coring For Mud, When You Fail & A Shortfin Mako (01/11/17)


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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Meet David Hollander: Coring for Mud
Dr. David Hollander (University of South Florida) conducts experiments that remove sediment cores from the ocean basin and examines them for Macondo oil contamination spewed from the Deepwater Horizon site.

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PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: When You Fail, You Are Doing Good Science
While it may seem like a contradictory idea, failure can often better prepare scientists for discovery and success. Professors Raffaele Montuoro, Piers Chapman, and Steve DiMarco acknowledge how much can be learned from it. Their message to young scientists: “It is okay to fail.”

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Interpreting Gulf of Mexico Resiliency Using Predator Diet
GoMRI scholar Emily Seubert holds a shortfin mako she and her team encountered while conducting longline surveys in the Gulf.
Photo by David Hay Jones.

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