Dispatches E-News: Wind + Waves, Oyster Populations & Join Us at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science (09/12/18)

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] PODCAST OF…
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Dispatches E-News: Science Is Needed, Kait Frasier & Fracking = Great Environmental Toll (09/05/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Why Do We Need Scientists (and Science)? Scientists discuss the value, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and science in today’s society. Featuring Professors Frank Hernandez, Jr., Joseph Montoya, Ajit Subramaniam, Piers Chapman, Steve DiMarco, Scott Socolofsky, Raffaele Montuoro, and Mandy Joye. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Kait Frasier: The…
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Dispatches E-News: Preparing for the Next Oil Spill, New Species & Celebrating the Life of Tony Amos (08/29/18)

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. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Jon Moore: Discovering New…
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Dispatches E-News: The Amazing Sperm Whale, Let’s Build an Ark & Meat = Climate Quandry (08/15/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Close Encounters with a Sperm Whale Professor Scott Socolofsky (Texas A&M University) witnesses an unexpected visitor of the cetacean kind while conducting deep-sea research in the Gulf of Mexico. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Tony Amos: Animal Rehabilitation and Recovery Tony Amos, a research fellow at the University of…
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Dispatches E-News: Enduring Impacts, Seeps & What’s Right (or Wrong) with Shark Week? (08/01/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Coastal Communities and Marine Ecosystems Still Impacted by Deepwater Horizon Years after Deepwater Horizon, oil is still impacting coastal communities and marine ecosystems. The scientific community is working together to push the boundaries of what they have learned about oil spills and what still needs to be discovered. Their efforts represent…
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