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Job Posting: USGS Marine Electronics Technician

The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for an electronics technician (marine instrumentation) for the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. Duties include, but are not limited to: working collaboratively both at sea and in the laboratory to operate, maintain, repair and redesign geophysical and sampling equipment; inspecting equipment in the laboratory and/or aboard a research vessel; participating in the

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New Rotating Microscope to Study Microscopic Ocean Life

Stanford ocean microscope

Microscopic plankton’s daily journey between the ocean’s depths and surface holds the key to understanding crucial planetary processes, but has remained largely a mystery. Until now. A new Stanford-developed rotating microscope, outlined in a study published in Nature Methods, offers for the first time a way to track and measure these enigmatic microorganisms’ behaviors and molecular processes as they undertake their daily vertical

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International Water Conference

International Water Conference logo

The International Water Conference (IWC) is an educational conference founded in 1936 by the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania, with an emphasis on noncommercial discussions on technology. The IWC presents the latest in scientific advances and practical applications in this field, cutting across a wide range of industries, technologies and functional areas. The IWC brings together end-users, researchers, practicing engineers,

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Hacking4Oceans

Hacking4Oceans

Hacking for the Environment: Oceans and Hacking for Oceans, transformative courses hosted this past spring by the University of California-San Diego and the University of California-Santa Cruz, respectively, are the most recent installment in an international series of classes making waves in higher education. Conceived by Steve Blank, creator of the Lean Startup movement, and (retired) Army Colonels Joe Felter

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