Dispatches E-News: Encouragement for Future Scientists, Saving the Wetlands & Grad Student Shelby Ziegler (03/22/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Encouraging Women in Science Professor Samantha “Mandy” Joye (University of Georgia) shares how her personal journey to becoming a scientist—from a childhood passion for the ocean to the decision to forgo medical school for a Ph.D. program despite the absence of female faculty—has inspired her to encourage young women in the…
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Dispatches E-News: Join Us at the DC Environmental Film Festival, Beam Me Up Scottie & War in the Gulf (03/07/18)

Join Us at the DC Environmental Film Festival The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative invites you and a guest to the world premiere screening of “Dispatches from the Gulf 2” at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 7:00 pm – Screening Followed by a Panel Discussion with esteemed scientists…
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Dispatches E-News: New Passion, Eureka! & Mardi Gras Beads = Marine Debris (02/14/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet Tracy Harvey: The Next Generation of Oceanographers Tracy Harvey has always been fascinated by marine and fresh water ecosystems. She brings that passion to her graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Marine Science. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: Eureka Moments: Inspiration Comes from…
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Dispatches E-News: GoMOSES Conference (02/07/18)

GoMOSES Conference We are at the GoMOSES Conference this week, so there is no newsletter. Check back next week. Cheers! Dispatches from the Gulf 1: Science • Community • Recovery In the years after Deepwater Horizon – the biggest oil spill in U.S. history – a global team of scientists is working together to understand…
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Dispatches E-News: Scientific Collaborations, Failure Is An Option & Hot Oceans (01/31/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Scientific Collaborations: Thousands of Researchers Studying Deepwater Horizon “Dispatches from the Gulf 2” chronicles the unprecedented scientific effort still taking place in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Thousands of scientists have formed an international team working together to better understand the impacts of the oil on everything from…
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Dispatches E-News: Tracking Ocean Currents 1, Ghosts of a Spill & Ocean Hope Spots (01/17/18)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Tracking Ocean Currents (Part 1) A team of scientists is embarking on a unique mission to better understand the world’s oceans. Two large research vessels hold more than 1,000 devices called drifters that will be thrown overboard—at very careful intervals, in a very specific pattern—to see where they drift. Real-time data…
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