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Identifying age measurements distorted by fossil fuel emissions

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) Good news for archaeologists and natural scientists! You will be able to continue to use the radiocarbon method as a reliable tool for determining the age of artifacts and sample materials.

Wärtsilä's Hatley Elected as Fellow of the RINA

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) has elected John Hatley PE, Vice President, Americas, and Director of Market Shaping, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, as a Fellow of the institution. Candidates for election as a Fellow (FRINA) must…

Transit agencies adjust Black Friday schedules

Transit agencies adjust Black Friday schedules Thanksgiving weekend Holiday transit and services Friday: financial institutions Post offices Golden Gate Transit Regional and Marin service for buses, but no commute service. Reduced service...Show More Summary

Oceanographer Position Open: Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Honolulu

Closing date for applications: 28 November 2016! Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR), located...Show More Summary

New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) For decades, marine chemists have faced an elusive paradox. The surface waters of the world's oceans are supersaturated with the greenhouse gas methane, yet most species of microbes that can generate the gas can't survive in oxygen-rich surface waters. Show More Summary

The quest for the oldest ice on Earth

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) In Antarctica, internationally leading ice and climate scientists of 14 institutions from 10 European countries are looking for the oldest ice on Earth.

EU Horizon 2020 project APPLICATE kicks off

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) An EU-financed project investigating ways to improve weather and climate prediction in the face of a rapidly changing Arctic officially started this month.

Energy storage system of tomorrow

Invention by Horst Schmidt-Böcking and Gerhard Luther basis for a novel marine pumped storage system developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) / Tested for the first time in Lake Constance.

Singapore Considering Financial Aid to Marine Sector

Singapore's minister of trade and industry S. Iswaran said the government is working in consultation with the marine and offshore engineering sectors, plus the region’s financial institutions, to review the possible need for measures to help…

Microbe hunters discover iron-munching microbe

A microbe that 'eats' both methane and iron: microbiologists have long suspected its existence, but were not able to find it - until now. Researchers at Radboud University and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen...Show More Summary

Seminar: “Ocean acidification and marine phytoplankton”, 17 November 2016, SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography

Speaker: Francois Morel Location: Hubbs 4500 Time: 3:00pm For more information on this event, contact: Jane Willenbring, jwillenbring(at)ucsd.edu Go to website.Filed under: Courses and training

New Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity

Marine ecosystems provide us with food and raw materials, they have an impact on air quality and global climate, they break down harmful substances and serve as places of recreation and tourism. The functioning of these ecosystems – and thus…

ABS Recognized in Singapore for R&D Collaboration

ABS, a classification and technical services provider to the offshore and marine industries, has been recognized by the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) as this year’s recipient of the Honorary SMI Collaboration Award. Guest of honor Lucien Wong…

Postdoctoral Opportunity in Fisheries Oceanography and Eastern Boundary Upwelling Ecosystems, The University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) and the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences is seeking a postdoctoral fellow, funded by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program, to join our interdisciplinary...Show More Summary

Workshop on ocean acidification and San Francisco Bay, 19-20 October 2016, San Francisco Estuary Institute

Estuarine acidification due to global carbon dioxide emissions and local eutrophication has the potential to have widespread impacts on marine ecosystems by reducing calcification—key to building shells, for example—in key marine organisms. Show More Summary

Long-awaited breakthrough in the reconstruction of warm climate phases

Bremerhaven/Germany, 18. July 2016. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have overcome a seeming weakness of global climate models. They had previously not been able to simulate the extreme warm period of the Eocene. Show More Summary

Breakthrough in Reconstruction of Warm Climate Phases

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have overcome a seeming weakness of global climate models. They

New underwater microscope provides ringside seat to coral turf wars

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Marine scientists are getting an up-close view of never-before-seen coral sea life thanks to a newly-developed microscopic imaging system built for underwater use. The diver-operated microscope from Scripps Institution of Oceanography...Show More Summary

Design Institute Nashville Design Challenges | Library by Design, Spring 2016

At LJ's Nashville Design Institute, design challenges were held for Boone County Public Library, KY; Marin County Free Library, San Rafael, CA; Lexington–Henderson County Everett Horn Public Library, TN; Normal Public Library, IL; and Orangeburg County Library, SC.

‘Finding Dory’ Trailer: Forgetful Fish Makes New Friends At Marine Life Institute

Disney UK has dropped a new trailer for Pixar’s Finding Dory. The follow-up to 2003 smash Finding Nemo puts the eponymous forgetful blue tang front and center as she searches for her parents. Along with Nemo and his dad, Marlin, theShow More Summary

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