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Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open for the 2016 Ocean Optics Conference!
The Ocean Optics XXIII Conference will be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada from October 23 – 28, 2016. Although the deadline for oral presentations has passed, registration remains open and abstracts for poster-only presentations are still being accepted. Visit the conference website to learn more!

The June 2016 Issue of Oceanography is now online!
The June special issue of Oceanography on the Bay of Bengal: From Monsoons to Mixing is now available. Also in this issue find Rip Current news, several regular issue feature articles, more career profiles, and our regular education and Ripple Marks columns. Read this issue now!

Take a Survey on Professional Skills Training for Graduate Students
In preparation for the fall 2016 Ocean Sciences Educator’s Retreat, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership is conducting a survey on the professional skills needed and offered in graduate education in the ocean sciences. Please take the survey now and share it with others. All surveys are due by August 31, 2016.

New Grad Student Resources Page
TOS has created a new Web page to serve as a resource for ocean sciences graduate students. This portal contains information on fellowships, scholarships, summer positions, volunteer and ship time/fieldwork opportunities, and more. Visit the new page!

Student Membership Is Now Free!
Nurturing the next generation of scientists is crucially important to the future of oceanography. To support this need, the TOS leadership has made membership in The Oceanography Society available free for students enrolled at the graduate or undergraduate level.  Join Now!


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