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Archive for December, 2011

Deadline set for 2013 Knauss marine policy fellowship

Posted by: | December 22, 2011 Comments Off on Deadline set for 2013 Knauss marine policy fellowship |

The National Sea Grant Program has set Feb. 17, 2012 as the deadline for applying to the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships, designed to give graduate students a year’s experience working on ocean and coastal policy issues in the nation’s capital. The program,¬† sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National […]

under: fellowships, marine policy, National Sea Grant Program, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant

Fish sanctuary takes shape off Port Orford

Posted by: | December 19, 2011 Comments Off on Fish sanctuary takes shape off Port Orford |

PORT ORFORD¬† – As a new marine sanctuary takes shape off the coast of this southern Oregon town, researchers are using the area to study the life cycles and feeding patterns of rockfish and other species, in an effort to understand how much space a fish population needs to thrive. Public Radio International’s Living on […]

under: fisheries, fishermen, marine reserves, marine spatial planning, Oregon Sea Grant, research

New octopus arrives at HMSC

Posted by: | December 12, 2011 Comments Off on New octopus arrives at HMSC |

NEWPORT – The Visitor Center at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center has acquired a new octopus for its central display and teaching tank, and aquarists report that the animal is lively, alert and adapting to her quarantine tank in the animal husbandry wing. According to Dennis Glaze, aquatic animal health and husbandry specialist, “Our new […]

under: HMSC Visitor Center, marine animals, Oregon Sea Grant

Holiday gifts with a marine-science theme

Posted by: | December 8, 2011 Comments Off on Holiday gifts with a marine-science theme |

Looking for the perfect gift for the marine science, conservation and recreation lovers on your holiday list? Oregon Sea Grant offers a wide range of publications, videos and other products, available from our secure online store and sure to please your ocean-loving friends and relations: Scientists, fishermen and conservationists alike raving about our newest book, […]

under: gifts, Oregon Sea Grant, Posters, publications, science education, sharks, videos

Oregon Sea Grant fellowship opportunities

Posted by: | December 5, 2011 Comments Off on Oregon Sea Grant fellowship opportunities |

Oregon Sea Grant is soliciting applications for several current fellowship opportunities. The NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship has just been posted, two NMFS Fellowship opportunities are open, and there are two additional NOAA opportunities. Please visit our fellowship website for more information.

under: fellowships, grants, internships, marine policy, marine science, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant, position announcements, scholarships, Sea Grant Scholars