Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 16 Issue 03

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Volume 16, No. 3
Pages 4 - 5



Eric O. Hartwig
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The June 2003 TOS/OIA Exhibition and Ocean Conference in New Orleans provided a terrific venue for the TOS scientific meeting. Not only was there an exceptional collection of keynote talks, major presentations, and scientific and technical posters, but the OIA exhibition provided a terrific look at the latest ocean technology and the industrial experts associated with those products. Ocean scientists, engineers, industry reps, educators, policy makers—all engaged, all listening to talks that elicit further discussions, interactions and potential directions. The combination of capabilities represented by Spearhead, and their ocean industrial exhibition focus, and TOS, and our focus on ocean science and engineering research and its import and use in and for ocean policy, industry and education makes for an excellent alliance of great benefit to our members and all those attending the meeting.


Hartwig, E.O. 2003. President’s column. Oceanography 16(3):4–5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2003.45.

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