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MIT Sea Grant Scholar Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant administers a number of programs, fellowships, internships and awards that directly support those pursuing studies in marine research. It works with high-school students, undergraduates and graduate students from MIT, Massachusetts schools and U.S. universities, as well as international visiting scholars. Currently, applications are being accepted for: NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Deadline: January 17, 2020   NMFS-Sea Grant

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Underwater Pile-Driving Noise Causes Alarm Responses in Squid

squid

Exposure to underwater pile-driving noise, which can be associated with the construction of docks, piers and offshore wind farms, causes squid to exhibit strong alarm behaviors, according to a study by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers published in December in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin. “This study is the first to report behavioral effects of pile-driving noise on any cephalopod,

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Studying the Ocean in 3D

Nortek Del Mar Oceanographic

Understanding the 3D nature of the ocean is becoming a critical focal point of ocean research, but it can be a costly affair. Paired with Nortek current profilers, Del Mar Oceanographic’s Wirewalker is giving researchers worldwide a cost-effective way to answer vital questions surrounding the functioning of ocean processes. This information helps improve environmental monitoring and climate forecasting, which in

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference 2020

The year 2020 is an important milestone for scientific research within the Gulf of Mexico. It marks the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and signifies the culmination of a decade of dedicated research that has increased our knowledge of marine oil-spill science, Gulf ecosystems, and the impacts of the spill to those ecosystems and communities. Additionally, it presents

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Apply for RBR2020 Cohort

RBR cohort

RBR will be selecting up to 20 outstanding early-career researchers from around the world to join the RBR2020 cohort. The cohort will bring together scientists from around the world to enable innovative ocean measurements through collaborative workshops, technical developments, demonstration programs, and SciComm mentorship. The 20 early-career ocean scientists and engineers selected for the cohort will participate in a two-year

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2020 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities Now Open

NMFS Sea Grant PhD fellowships

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students studying in one of two priority areas in three-year, research-based fellowships. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990 has provided opportunities for 126 Ph.D. students.   Announcements for

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