Discipline: Human Activities

Ocean voices

Recording voices and composing music around those voices is one of Halsey Burgund’s specialties. And he’s got a new project where he’s collecting stories and commentary on nothing less than the global ocean.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/11/og21.mp3]

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The final frontier

The Inner Space Center makes visiting the bottom of the ocean easier than going to the store. And by using some of the newest technology available, it’s allowing us to study our most ancient past.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/10/og20.mp3]

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Clearing a carbon catastrophe

We’re letting loose tons — literally — of carbon dioxide into our skies each day. And a good amount of that CO2 is finding its way into the ocean. Scientists from all over the world are rolling up their sleeves to try to avoid a global disaster.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/10/og19.mp3]

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part II

Predicting how an entire body of water circulates is no easy task. To do it in Prince William Sound up in Alaska, it took 3 ships, teams deployed in the field and in the lab, and a real balance between work and play.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/10/og18.mp3]

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part I

Twenty years ago, an environmental disaster rocked Prince William Sound in Alaska. Today, a team assembled from science, government and beyond is trying to help make sure it never happens again.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/09/og17.mp3]

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Antarctica melting

Climate change is impacting even one of the most remote places on Earth: Antarctica. Krill numbers are down, salp numbers are way up, and the entire food web down there is in the balance.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/09/og16.mp3]

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A gust of energy

A lot of people are talking about capturing the wind’s energy. But Jim Miller’s pointed his ears underwater, and it turns out that harnessing the wind kicks up a different kind of pollution.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/07/og12.mp3]

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Penguins in the hot seat

The temperature in Antarctica is rising, and Hugh Ducklow is watching an entire ecosystem change before his eyes. What happens if the ice just keeps on melting?
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/06/og11.mp3]

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Of bonds and blooms

Sometimes the ocean can be a threat to human health. Barb and Gary Kirkpatrick, a wife and husband scientist team, describe what they’re doing to notify the Florida public about red tides and harmful algal blooms.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/06/og10.mp3]

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The glide of a lifetime: Part II

Scott Glenn and Oscar Schofield have a passion for creating the next generation of ocean explorers. In this episode, they’ll share their deep commitment to education and why they feel it’s going to help ocean science in the long run.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/05/og08.mp3]

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