Dispatches E-News: Preparing for the Next Spill, Scientists vs. Florists & A Win at BLUE (11/16/16)

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Preparing for the Next Oil Spill: Meet Brian Roberts
Professor Brian Roberts (LUMCON) conducts experiments that measure the release of greenhouse gases from oiled salt marshes. Dr. Roberts hopes his team’s work will help guide responses to future oil spills.
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PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Dr. Tamara Frank on “I Was Told I Should Be A Florist”
Dr. Tamara Frank shares why getting a job as an aspiring female scientist was very challenging. But first she talks about her current research – the nocturnal life of small ocean animals living at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD
Dispatches From The Gulf Wins at BLUE!
The Dispatches team was honored to win the prestigious BLUE WHALE AWARD for Best Broadcast Program at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival. The film’s Director of Photography, Bill Mills, accepted the award on behalf of Producer Marilyn Weiner and Writer/Director Hal Weiner of Screenscope Films.
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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

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Emmy® Awards – December 3 – Orlando, Florida
Dispatches From The Gulf has been nominated for two Emmy® Awards:
• Best Topical Documentary
• Best Cinematography (William Mills)
Details at http://suncoastchapter.org/awards/2016-emmy-awards/


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Dispatches From The Gulf: Science, Community, and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is the 14th episode in the Journey To Planet Earth TV series. DVDs are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists. Click here to fill out a request.

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