Save the date for NetCOLOR’s annual meeting
MEOPAR community of practice, NetCOLOR (Network on Coastal Oceans and Lake Optics Remote Sensing) will hold its third annual meeting, over the month of March. This virtual event, the month of NetCOLOR, will take place every Wednesday from 1 to 3pm EST and has already announced keynote speakers Dr. Jeremy Werdell and Dr. Caren Binding. NetCOLOR…Read More about Save the date for NetCOLOR’s annual meeting
What will it take to save the Fraser River Estuary—and the 102 at-risk species that call it home?
Tara Martin grew up on the Salish Sea. She matter-of-factly calls the Fraser River Estuary its heart, no, make that its lifeline. The largest estuary on the Pacific Coast, and one of Canada’s most biodiverse ecosystems, it’s not just home to over 3 million residents and the county’s largest port, but also 102 species facing…Read More about What will it take to save the Fraser River Estuary—and the 102 at-risk species that call it home?
MEOPAR bids farewell to Training Program Manager, Laura Avery
After nearly four years with MEOPAR, our Training Program Manager, Laura Avery, is moving on to a new position in December, leaving behind a suite of successful training activities in our network. “For the past four years, Laura has very capably managed all aspects of the program, while introducing, developing and implementing a broad range…Read More about MEOPAR bids farewell to Training Program Manager, Laura Avery
Announcing the winners of MEOPAR’s Science Video Competition
Faced with hosting an all-virtual Annual Training Meeting and Annual Scientific Meeting, MEOPAR staff started looking for ways to engage, interact and share the great work happening in our network while holed up in our various homes and home-offices. Out of that came our first-ever Science Video Competition, a way to shake up the traditional…Read More about Announcing the winners of MEOPAR’s Science Video Competition
Announcing the RQM/MEOPAR Tracer Release eXperiment Graduate Student Awards
The TReX Project Responding to emergencies, managing coastal environments sustainably, predicting the impacts of human activity and climate change on marine ecosystems, and ensuring safety and well-being of coastal communities require having timely access to appropriate information about the state of the ocean and its evolution. This information must be properly used, understood, and communicated…Read More about Announcing the RQM/MEOPAR Tracer Release eXperiment Graduate Student Awards
Diversity of Nature celebrates Fathom Fund success
Photo credit: Carolina Andrade Early this summer, when things felt bleak, Dalhousie University graduate students Catalina Albury, Suchinta Arif and Melanie Massey had a great idea brewing. Together while apart, they founded Diversity of Nature, an educational experience for students facing barriers to getting involved in science. They wanted to empower young BIPOC (Black, Indigenous,…Read More about Diversity of Nature celebrates Fathom Fund success