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SEA Currents: Sep 2019


September 23, 2019

SEA Semester’s Capt. Jay Amster, Kim Reed Nutt to Deliver Public Lecture at Tabor Academy

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MARION - Tabor Academy has announced the opening of the fifth year of its Science@Work lecture series on Sept. 23 with an intriguing lecture about a newly developed volcanic island and what it may teach us about Mars.

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September 19, 2019

SEA’s Kara Lavender Law to Deliver Keynote Lecture at Middlebury Ocean Symposium

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Middlebury College News
“Future of World’s Oceans to Be Topic of Symposium”

The global ocean is increasingly threatened by human activity, yet many people remain unaware of how important to all life, human and non-human, the marine environment truly is. “The Future of the Global Ocean,” this year’s Middlebury College Clifford Symposium, will offer talks by pioneering marine scientists on key environmental topics, from ocean plastics and marine protected areas to the influence of melting sea ice on weather patterns. Events take place September 19-21 and include a screening of the documentary Chasing the Thunder that recounts a remarkable story of environmental activism on the high seas.

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September 17, 2019

SEA Semester Alumnae Discuss their Experiences on Vermont Public Radio

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What Two Middlebury Students Learned About Science From 19th Century Whalers
Vermont Public Radio

Later this week, Middlebury College is hosting a symposium focusing on the future of the world’s oceans. One of the discussions features two Middlebury College students, Jennifer Crandall and Caitlin Dicara, who will be sharing some of what they learned in a semester spent focusing on both marine ecology and the history of whaling.

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September 16, 2019

SEA’s Dr. Kerry Whittaker and NASA’s Dr. Jim Garvin Discuss Joint Exploring Expedition

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SEA/NASA Exploration of Volcanic Island in Tonga
WCAI Living Lab Radio with Dr. Heather Goldstone

“Kerry Whittaker of Sea Education Association is taking a tall ship full of undergraduates to the world’s newest island. It’s just five years old, and NASA’s Jim Garvin says it could help explain the deep geological history of Mars (spoiler alert: Mars had oceans).”

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