Meeting News & Notes

02/22/08 - New postings for the Wednesday evening forum, Environmental Outreach: Does Science Really Matter?  and the Thursday evening discussion with Hollywood filmmaker Randy Olson, "True Confessions: I Am an Impaired Mass Communicator."

02/15/08 - Major web site update. Program book information now published to web site.

02/08/08 - Program Book Available. A downloadable version of the meeting program book (7.3mb, PDF) that will be available to registrants on-site is now available in the files section.

01/30/08 - A new Chairs' Note has been posted.

01/28/08 - Sverdrup Award Lecture and the Wednesday evening Environmental Outreach Forum posted to the Special Events section.

12/31/07 - Meeting schedules now available. See the Schedule at a Glance and Session List with Schedules.

12/31/07 - Registration for media representatives is now available at

12/21/07 - NSF Science Journalism Workshop scheduled for Thursday, March 6, 1200-1330

12/05/07 - Special Event Registration Now Open - On-line registration is now available for the Thursday Evening Social: Ocean Sciences Discovers Disney and the Public Policy Workshop. Both events require ticket purchase and only registered participants may sign up for these activities.

12/05/07 - Abstracts Open for Final Editing - Sign in at:

11/19/07 - From Ship to Shore to the Media: A Workshop on Science Journalism has been added to the workshop lineup.

11/15/07 - Abstract Acceptance - All submitted abstracts have been accepted and notification will be sent in December with specific type of presentation, day and time.

11/15/07 - Meeting Schedule - The detailed schedule for the meeting will be posted in December. To assist with travel plans, a brief general schedule has been posted.

10/28/07 - Updated and expanded information on the Ocean Science, Technology, and Operations Workforce Workshop available.

10/16/07 - David M. Rubin's photo, bio, and presentation information added to the plenary page.

10/03/07 - Abstract Submittal Closes.

08/30/07 - Single First Author Rule Clarified: We (the co-chairs for the 2008 Ocean Science meeting) have received inquiries from session organizers about multiple presentations at the meeting. This is a perennial problem with our annual meetings, so the three co-chairs, consulting with the ASLO, AGU, and TOS staff, have discussed and decided that we will stick to the one first author abstract rule. More...

08/30/07 - Session 109 - Future Observations of Aquatic Biology and Chemistry From the Next Generation of Remote Sensors has been withdrawn.

08/20/07 - Downloadable Call for Papers available.

08/03/07 - 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting Web Site opens.

08/03/07 - Session Circular available.

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