Posts by Hanny Rivera

Swimming in Confidence: Recap of SWMS Fall Symposium 2017

Written By: Christina Hernandez The Society for Women in Marine Science brings together marine scientists of all career levels to discuss the diverse experiences of women in marine science, celebrate the research done by women in the field, and promote the visibility of women in the marine science community. The Society for Women in Marine…

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Out of the ocean

Science fiction and Hollywood authors have provided increasingly sophisticated jump-so-much-you-drop-your-popcorn monsters, mutants, and aliens over the years, some of which you might have seen haunting the streets this past weekend. Even the fanciest CGI though can’t quite match mother nature’s own bizarre creations. Here’s my shortlist of the creepy-crawliest ocean inhabitants. The most likely to…

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Coastal oceanography in the height of hurricane season

Written By: Mallory Ringham Oceanographic research cruises are typically planned months, if not years, in advance of sailing. So we often have to view cruise itineraries as suggestions rather than as definite plans, with an understanding that weather and equipment status may significantly impact scientific goals. On September 8, the CO2 Systems Laboratory from Woods…

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What WiXII wants: How Women at MIT are Working for Equality

Written By: Suzi Clark Women at MIT have decided it’s time for a change. The Department of Earth, Atmosphere, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) has been a staple of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1983. Its scientists have published thousands of papers in topics ranging from the solid earth 3,000 miles below our feet to…

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Sept 15th – Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series Continues

The second lunch in Scientist’s Dilemma series continues, September 15th, 12-1pm in Fenno 107. We are excited to have Ben Van Mooy of WHOI and Nicole Bartlett of NOAA join us to discuss the intricacies of Hiring & Applying for science related jobs. How do you chose a candidate that will ultimately be successful in your…

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Sept 19th – Social Media Workshop

Broader Impacts Group (BIG) is organizing a Social Media Workshop led by JP student Gabi Serrato Marks on Tuesday September 19th from 4:15-5:15 pm in the Student Lounge.  This interactive workshop will focus on using Twitter and Instagram to communicate science and make your research more accessible to a public audience. Gabi will give a short…

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We’ll be back next week!

Sometimes writing is exhausting. We’re taking a short break this week. We’ll be back next Monday, September 18. We want to take a moment to remember all of those affected during the September 11, 2001 tragedies. Our hearts also go out to Florida and the Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricane Irma this past weekend.  

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Unraveling Earth’s Natural Time Capsules – The GeoChronR Workshop

By Lizzie Wallace The Arizona Shuttle rolls up to Flagstaff, Arizona, quite a different scene from the miles and miles of barren desert I’ve been riding through on my travel from the Phoenix Skyharbor International Airport to Northern Arizona University (NAU). At 7000 ft, Flagstaff is a cool 70 degrees surrounded by trees, mountains and…

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