Ocean Scientists to Share Latest Research in a New Video Contest

SeaDiscovery.com
Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Ocean scientists interested in sharing their latest research discoveries through video are encouraged to submit videos highlighting your research to the nationwide Ocean 180 Video Challenge, with the possibility of winning a cash prize. The goal of the contest, sponsored by the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) Florida, is to engage non-scientists and students in timely and relevant ocean science research while inspiring scientists to effectively share their discoveries and explorations with the public. The challenge is funded by the National Science Foundation.

“The ocean science research community is full of creative people doing fascinating research. The challenge is the perfect opportunity for them to explore new ways of making their research discoveries accessible to a broad audience while stimulating student interest in ocean science-related careers,” said Richard Tankersley, Florida Tech professor of biological sciences.

The objective for each scientist is to develop a three-minute video abstract of a recent peer-reviewed ocean-science publication for submission to the 2014 Video Challenge by Dec. 1, 2013. Ocean scientists, including undergraduate and graduate students, affiliated with United States-based institutions are eligible to participate. The top three video abstracts will receive cash prizes of $3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place.

Middle school classrooms, the target audience for all video submissions, will play a key role in determining the winners. They will participate in judging and evaluating the videos, engaging students in scientific research beyond the classroom. The top 10 video abstracts will be viewed by sixth-eighth grade students in registered middle school classrooms from all over the world who will select the top three videos. Teachers of all middle school classrooms are eligible to participate and must register their class by Dec. 6, 2013 to participate.

More information about Ocean 180 and contest rules are available at http://ocean180.org/

Direct all questions regarding submissions, registration, and rules to mwatson@fit.edu

coseeflorida.org
 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Smart-Ship 'Quantum of the Seas' Readies

Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, 'Quantum of the Seas', which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology

Port of Long Beach Chooses APS Crane OCR System

APS Technology Group, a member of the ABB Group and a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals,

Wood Group Kenny Wins 2 Contracts from Petrobras

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has won two contracts with a total value of over $2 million with Brazilian operator Petrobras. In the first, WGK has begun a conceptual

Environmental

Trojan Marinex BWTS Earns USCG AMS Acceptance

Trojan Marinex ballast water treatment system receives U.S. Coast Guard AMS acceptance for all water qualities Trojan Technologies’ Trojan Marinex ballast water

DNV GL’s Arctic Map Shows Complex Risk Picture

The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity,

Australian Forces in S. Pacific Disaster Relief Exercise

Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific,

Education/Training

Crane Operator Alert: Certification Requirement

Although OSHA Stakeholders have voted to extend the final deadline in four different meetings, the deadline has not been officially extended by US Government agency OSHA as of yet,

Last Call for Netherlands Marine Propulsion Course

The Marine Propulsion Course this autumn is almost sold out. In this course you will be trained to understand the specific characteristics of ships, engines, transmission systems,

Webb Institute Selects Crowley Scholarship Recipients

Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, announced the 2014-2015 recipients of Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B.

News

COSCO Resorts to Rate Restoration for F. East to S Africa Trade

COSCO Container Lines would like to announce Rate Restoration for all shipments (include reefer cargo) from Far East to South Africa Trade and take effect from September 1, 2014.

Anchorage Area Obstruction in Freeport

Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas, advise that a 600-700' long wire is presenting a hazard to vessels in the north Freeport general anchorage. According to advice from the Association,

Neeraj Bansal Appointed Deputy Chairman of JNPT

The Government of India has appointed Neeraj Bansal as Deputy Chairman of India's largest container port,  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust with immediate effect. Mr

Marine Science

DNV GL & MMGI Take Global Risk Identification Initiative

The partners inform that a new global initiative launched by DNV GL and Monday Morning Global Institute (MMGI) aims to identify opportunities for sustainable responses to a range of global risks.

Atlantic Slows Warming, Temperature Rises Seen Resuming from 2030

The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises,

Storm near Lesser Antilles Could Develop into cyclone

An elongated area of low pressure located about 350 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.

Ocean Observation

Schlumberger Launches First Photorealistic Reservoir Geology Service

Schlumberger today launched the Quanta Geo* photorealistic reservoir geology service at the Offshore Northern Seas Annual Conference and Exhibition. The new

Atlantic Slows Warming, Temperature Rises Seen Resuming from 2030

The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises,

Storm near Lesser Antilles Could Develop into cyclone

An elongated area of low pressure located about 350 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1519 sec (7 req/sec)