The Encyclopedia of Life’s Education and Learning Group announces a new biweekly podcast, the Podcast of Life, Podcastium vitae. Beginning with a cache of 13 episodes and hosted by Ari Daniel Shapiro, the first in the series features the North Atlantic Right Whale. In addition to links to classroom resources, each episode offers ways for students to call in or record online to add their voices and ideas to the Podcast of Life.
We’re letting loose tons — literally — of carbon dioxide into our skies each day. And a good amount of that CO2 is finding its way into the ocean. Scientists from all over the world are rolling up their sleeves to try to avoid a global disaster by joining the International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project. Find out what they are up to in this podcast from Ocean Gazing.
The latest edition of the Ocean Gazing podcasts contains recordings from a research cruise to Prince William Sound, Alaska, as scientists try to make really accurate forecasts of the weather and ocean circulation. Leslie Abramson from the Prince William Sound Science Center made these audio recordings. Hear the science in action.
In the most recent podcast in the series Thank You Ocean Report, Dirk Rosen, founder and president of Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE), talks about how, in our need for more information about the health of marine ecosystems, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are becoming important new allies as they help scientists ‘see’ beneath the surface of the ocean. Listen to the podcast
Sometimes understanding the vastness of the ocean means understanding the wee strands of DNA packed into the tiniest of cells, and how that DNA gives those cells some very special abilities. Visit Ocean Gazing to listen to the latest podcast in this series.
Listen to the latest Ocean Gazing podcast from COSEE-Networked Ocean World. Autosubs look like giant yellow torpedoes. They cruise the ocean silently. But they’re watching, listening, probing, and measuring everything as they go. Autonomous, enormous, ingenious – visit Ocean Gazing
Researcher Hugh Ducklow from the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA talks about his research on the effect of climate change on biology in Antarctica in the latest Ocean Gazing podcast from COSEE-Networked Ocean World.
World Ocean Day is June 8
The Thank You Ocean Report podcast features The Ocean Project’s Bill Mott, who discusses the history of World Ocean Day and describes some of the events you can participate in on June 8. Listen to the podcast