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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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March 2015

Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study
March 2015

New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration

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Hands-On Oceanography

Activities for Undergraduate and Graduate Classes
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Teaching Physical Concepts

Engage Students in Hands-On Activities

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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 April 15, 2015   Nominations Due October 31, 2015

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TOS Council Elections
The 2015 Election Results Are In!
Feb 21–26, 2016
New Orleans, LA


2016 OCEAN SCIENCES MEETING | Call for session proposals and tutorial submissions. Deadline: April 29, 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

Mark A. Cane for contributions to the understanding and prediction of the ENSO and the tropical oceans and their effects on climate and society

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