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TOS Representatives for OSM 2024

We invite TOS members to submit self-nominations for Vice-Chair, Early Career Representative, or Student Representative for the 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting Planning Committee by June 15, 2022

New TOS Council Members

TOS is happy to welcome three new members to the TOS Council! Josette McLean will serve as the Student Representative, Laura Guertin has been elected as Geological Oceanography Councilor, and Mona Behl will serve as the At-Large Councilor. We thank all of the candidates who were willing to put their name forward for election, as well as Chrissy Hernandez, Amelia Shevenell, and Dick Crout who are rotating off of the TOS Council.

Ocean Optics XXV

Ocean Optics XXV will take place October 2–7, 2022, at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh, Vietnam. Registration and abstract submission is now open. Abstracts are due May 4.

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

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This article summarizes the primary HAB threats to the Alaskan Arctic, identifies potential sources of exposure in the marine food web, and discusses implications for human and ecosystem health


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