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.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Scott Rikard: Oysters in the Gulf
Scott Rikard (Auburn) examines the effects of freshwater releases on oyster populations. His team produces millions of oyster every year for research with the ultimate goal of helping the ecosystem recover post DwH.
Corpus Christi Museum of Science “Dispatches” Screening & Panel
Join us for a screening and panel discussion of “Dispatches from the Gulf 2” at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science.
Friday, September 21, 6:00-8:00 pm.
The panel features DROPPS Consortium scientists Dr. Edward J. Buskey, Dr. Zhanfei Liu, and Dr. Andrew Esbaugh.
Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery
In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history – a global team of scientists is working together to understand its environmental impact on humans, wildlife, and the ecosystem with the ultimate goal of learning how to better cope with future oil spills.
Click here to watch the trailer.
Dispatches from the Gulf 2: Research • Innovation • Discovery
Experience remarkable stories from the unprecedented scientific mission to study the continuing impacts of Deepwater Horizon find new ways to ease the devastation. Includes the never-before-documented drama of bottlenose dolphins struggling to survive, and the capture of one of the world’s largest predatory sharks.
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Get Free DVDs (Dispatches 2)
DVDs of Dispatches 2 are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists.
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Stream Dispatches 1 & Short Videos
Digital versions of Dispatches 1 are available free of charge to educators, librarians, homeschoolers, and community activists.
Dispatches short videos featuring human interest stories and exploring cutting-edge scientific case studies about the Gulf of Mexico are available on YouTube.
Host a Screening
Host a Dispatches screening at schools, libraries, universities, science centers, museums, community centers, or environmental organizations — especially around the anniversary of Deepwater Horizon (April 2018). Guest speakers and panelists can be arranged.
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Supporting Dispatches educational materials including leaders’ guides, lesson plans, transcripts, posters, and student resources are available for download.
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Mensajes del Golfo de México
A Spanish subtitled version of Dispatches 1 is available via streaming or DVD.
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Access the Archive
Click here to access the Dispatches From The Gulf newsletter archive.
Dispatches is made possible by a generous grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI).
Additional funding provided by the Wallace Genetic Foundation and the Farvue Foundation.
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