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The Oceanography Society was founded in 1988 to disseminate knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and education, to promote communication among oceanographers, and to provide a constituency for consensus-building across all the disciplines of the field.  Learn more > 

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Chronicling all aspects of ocean science and its applications

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June 2015

Emerging Themes in Ocean Acidification Science
March 2015

Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study

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Hands-On Oceanography

Activities for Undergraduate and Graduate Classes
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Jerlov Award

For Contributions to Our Knowledge of Light in the Ocean
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Munk Award

For Distinguished Research Related to Sound and the Sea
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TOS Fellows

For Outstanding Contributions to Oceanography or Its Applications
  Nominations Due June 1, 2016   Nominations Due March 31, 2017   Nominations Due October 31, 2015

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AWARDS | Carl Wunsch Selected as 2015 Recipient of the Walter Munk Award

MEETINGS | 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting Abstract Submission opens on July 15th

The TOS Fellows Award nominations deadline is October 31, 2015

OCEAN RESEARCH CHALLENGE | A challenge to researchers to come up with the most innovative research project using their autonomous Wave Gliders

PRESS RELEASE | TOS releases a report on the progress women in oceanography have made over the past decade and on barriers that remain

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