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TOS Membership Renewal for 2022

The system is now open for regular, sponsoring, and early career members to renew memberships for 2022. Thank you very much for your support of The Oceanography Society. Your membership dues enable TOS to continue to serve our community!

OSM 2022 Mentoring Opportunities

There are multiple ways for mentors to participate in programming at OSM 2022. Check out our OSM 2022 Activities & Opportunities page to learn more about each opportunity and deadlines. Note that the deadline for the ASLO Multicultural Program has been extended to January 15.

TOS Council Elections

The TOS Council Election will be opening in late December. TOS Council members guide the direction and activities of the Society. Therefore, voting in this election is an important function of membership. The persons elected will participate in directing the affairs and determining the future of the Society. 

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TOS Webinar Series

Exploring Ocean Instrumentation

Join us for this webinar series focused on how oceanographic instrumentation supports advances in research. 

Ocean Sciences Meeting

February 27–March 4, 2022

Ocean Optics Conference

October 2–7, 2022
Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh, Vietnam

OSM 2022 Activities & Opportunities

We would like to bring your attention to several OSM 2022 related activities and opportunities. Visit our Activities & Opportunities page to learn more.


Oceanography is an open access magazine featuring peer-reviewed articles that chronicle all aspects of ocean science and its applications.

Featured Articles

A Simple and Inexpensive Method for Manipulating Dissolved Oxygen in the Lab

BY K.J. Gadeken and K.M. Dorgan

We present a system controlled by an Arduino microprocessor that leverages the oxygen-consuming capacity of sediments to manipulate dissolved oxygen in an aquarium tank to planned concentrations…

Human Health and Socioeconomic Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By P.A. Sandifer et al.
This article describes the potential, perceived, and actual human health and socioeconomic impacts of the 2010 Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico…

Co-Creating Learning in Oceanography

By M.S. Glessmer and K. Daae

For many teachers, breaking up a lecture with multiple choice questions and peer instruction has become an integral part of their teaching. We suggest involving students in creating the framework in which they learn together with their teachers…


In this Oceanography section, contributing authors share all of the relevant information on a homemade sensor, instrument, or software tool(s) so that others can build, or build upon, it. The short articles also showcase how this technology was used successfully in the field.

Upcoming Oceanography Special Issues

» Oceans Across the Solar System

» The Changing Arctic Ocean

» Building Diversity and Inclusion in the Ocean Sciences

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