Tag Archives: science policy

Senate Committee discusses Ocean Acidification, “Evil Twin” of Climate Change

January 29th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water met Tuesday for an oversight hearing, “Science and Policy Update on Ocean Acidification – the “Evil Twin” of Climate Change.” It marked the first legislative hearing on ocean acidification.   Showcasing work by the West Coast Ocean Acidification […]

Life in the Boundary: A Sea Grant Fellow’s Perspective to Science Integration

March 19th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post originally appears in California Sea Grant’s blog Our Ocean on March 11, 2014 California Sea Grant provides unique educational opportunities for graduate students in the form of 12-month paid fellowships. Hayley Carter joined the Ocean Science Trust as a 2013 California Sea Grant Fellow […]

A New Porthole to the Oceans

March 5th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post first appeared January 27, 2014 in the West Coast Governors’ Alliance on Ocean Health, The Collaborative Voice of the West Coast Sea Grant Fellows. As someone working extensively with ocean-related data sets, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of a new West Coast marine […]

Getting Serious About the Ocean’s Invisible Threat

February 26th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post first appeared February 4, 2014 in The California Majority Report. Liz Whiteman Many factors influence the health of the ocean, but one making waves of late is ocean acidification. It is human nature to fear what we do not adequately understand, and there are […]

What is a ‘boundary organization’ and why should you care? — Part 2

February 21st, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post is the second of a two-part series on the roles that boundary organizations play in linking science with decision making. It was first published on January 24, 2014 in Leopold Leadership 3.0. Click here to view part one. In our first post, we described […]