Professional Development 2010 Series
Thanks to all who participated in this year’s webinar series, sponsored by the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) and IODP-Deep Earth Academy.
Each Guest Expert gave a presentation on a different aspect of the 2011 NOSB competition theme: Human Responses to Ocean Events. For those who missed it, please see the links below to all of the Guest Experts’ pages. Each presenter’s powerpoint presentation, most of the recordings, answers to follow up questions from the audience, additional learning resources are all posted along with the comment box to ask questions of the Guest Experts.
We will be distrbuting an online survey in the coming weeks for all who participated in the webinar series, so please keep your eyes open for this opportunity to provide feedback and improve the program. Thanks again for participating and we hope to see you all back next year!
To find out more about the presenters and their topics, please click on their name:
- Dr. Harold Tobin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
December 2, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Topic: Seismic Activity
Title: Earthquakes beneath the Sea: Understanding, early warning, and the prospects for prediction
- Mr. Stefan Mrozewski, Columbia University
December 8, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Topic: Responding to Oil Spills
Title: Macondo Well Blowout: an Engineering Perspective
- Ms. Melissa Yencho, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
December 9, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Title: But We Don’t Eat Baby Fish! Why Studying the Little Guys is Still Important: The First Chapter in the Story of the Year Winter Flounder on Long Island
- Mr. Hoyt Battey, U.S. Department of Energy
December 10, 2010, 8:00pm EST (NOTE DATE CHANGE)
Topic: Alternative Energy
Title: Cutting Edge Renewables – Wave and Tidal Energy Technologies
- Dr. Quay Dortch, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
December 13, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Topic: Harmful Algal Blooms
Title: Harmful Algal Blooms: Causes and Impacts
- Mr. Jason Dunion, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
December 14, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Title: Hurricanes: What makes them tick and how do we track them?
- Mr. Kevin Wheeler, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
December 15, 2010, 8:00pm EST
Topic: Marine Policy
Title: Ocean Policy Update: Recent Accomplishments and Near-term Opportunities
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