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GoMRI is pleased to announce the release of a special issue of Oceanography magazine dedicated to ten years of GoMRI science! Access the electronic version of the issue here: @TOSOceanography

#OSM22 has been officially endorsed by @UNOceanDecade as a #DecadeAction. The meeting, co-sponsored by @theAGU, @TOSOceanography & @aslo_org, will enable scientists to work together on discovery & solutions to preserve our oceans. ... #UNWorldOceansDay

Happy #WorldOceansDay! Today we highlight Prem Kumar, a PhD scholar from Annamalai University, and member of the TOS Student Committee that studies the ocean. Prem works on optical properties of coastal waters using hyperspectral ... radiometers, IOP instruments and CTD sensors.

We're excited for a big #EarlyCareer focus at #OCB2021 - the mixer just started! You can join us now on ePosterboards to meet gerat people, network, and share your experiences. See other ECR events including agency reception later this ... month.

JOB ALERT! We are hiring a Project Manager (MSc or PhD level) to help manage and participate in a new multi-year, collaborative project you'll be hearing a lot more about soon! Application open til filled, hoping to bring someone on in ... summer:

In Dec 2021, @TOSOceanography plans to publish its first annual supplement to Oceanography magazine on “Ocean Observing.”

Articles will be 1,000 words and one simple scientific figure or location map and several high-quality photos....

Thanks to the @TOSOceanography for inviting me to submit a commentary on the challenges in diversifying ocean science and solutions to and difficult conversations we must have around improving representation in our field. @CSUMB_MSCI ... @csucoast @CMEP_csumb

Where in the World is #OceanOpticsXXV???

Join us from October 2-7, 2022, at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon, Vietnam to share the science of optics across all aquatic environments!
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Register to attend the May 26 @theNASEM virtual #RevelleLecture featuring Early Career Ocean Professionals leading the way on the UN Ocean Decade of Science for Sustainable Development

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Oceanography Student News

These issues include a regular column from the TOS student representative, links to career profiles of non-academic oceanographers, profiles of TOS student subcommittee members and information on student activities planned for the upcoming scientific meetings. Feel free to forward the links to the newsletters to other students, or print out a copy and post it on your department bulletin board. Any questions? Email TOS Student Rep Chrissy Hernandez at

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Oceanography Career Profiles

Read career profiles of marine scientists who have pursued successful and fulfilling careers outside of academia. These profiles discuss the career paths taken, decisions made along the way, and job satisfaction, and provide advice on job searches.  More than 60 profiles are available for viewing here.

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