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Welcome! We’re working on development of a community website for the ocean sciences and we’d like you to be involved. We’ll be posting documents and updates on this site over the next several months and welcome your comments and participation in shaping design of the site. The concept is to build a rich resource of […]

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Getting Things Done

Things have been a little chaotic around here lately. We recently launched the new Cool Classroom web site and 18 teachers are now piloting its Hudson Plume unit. But there is still a lot of coding required to make the site fully functional and many more lessons to write. Our Pulse of the Planet series […]

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So you want to read a blog?

Blogs have transformed the way people communicate in these early days of the 21st century. At their very essence, they are really nothing more than web pages where writers post their thoughts, albeit generally with much less pain than managing a normal site (and sometimes with a lot less thought). What makes blogs special is […]

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When to start a blog? NOW

You expect a scientist to blog? You expect people to be interested? OK, I’m paraphrasing, but our proposal reviews suggest that at least some people are skeptical of our idea to use ‘new media’ components in this center. Well, how do we answer those questions? I guess the best place to start is by creating […]

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