Dispatches E-News: Wind and Waves, Microbes in the Gulf & An ACER Update (11/30/16)

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Meet Brian Haus: Wind and Waves
Professor Brian Haus (University of Miami) focuses on air-sea interactions and how the ocean transports all things. Dr. Haus conducts his research at the Air-Sea Interaction Salt Water Tank (ASIST) – a unique facility that creates wind-waves in a controlled environment.
[WATCH HERE]


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PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Can the Gulf’s Microbial “Worker Bees” Survive?
Dr. Mandy Joye (University of Georgia) is a microbial geochemist. Part of her work includes studies on microbial oceanic “worker bees” that carry out critical processes and keep the ocean healthy. She shares how they are reacting in the years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
[LISTEN HERE]


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NOTES FROM THE FIELD
News from the Alabama Center for Ecological Resilience (ACER) Consortium
This summer and early fall has been a busy time for many of ACER’s scientists and staff. Two years into their research, they take a look back at all they’ve accomplished.
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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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Additional funding provided by the Wallace Genetic Foundation and the Farvue Foundation.


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