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Scientists, scallop industry team up to study ocean acidification impacts

Scientists, scallop industry team up to study ocean acidification impacts

Guided by input from fishers, a team of scientists will bring together computer modeling and experiments to inform management policies for Northeast...
Scientists, scallop industry team up to study ocean acidification impacts
Assessing Vulnerability to a Changing Ocean: Investigating impact and option for...

Assessing Vulnerability to a Changing Ocean: Investigating impact and option for...

In certain areas of the US, marine resources and the communities that depend on them are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of ocean and coastal...
Assessing Vulnerability to a Changing Ocean: Investigating impact and option for...
Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary

Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary

Looking up at high-rise buildings, towering cathedrals, or the great pyramids at Giza; the feats of man seem unimaginable. The key to these massive...
Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary
Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean

Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean

There are hundreds if not thousands of eyes on our changing ocean at any moment: Buoys, gliders, saildrones and ships measure carbonate chemistry and...
Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean
New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean

New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean

NOAA and partners have launched a new buoy in Fagatele Bay within NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa to measure the amount of...
New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean
Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast

Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast

Emma Hodgson, a Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University, and her colleagues are making big strides in piecing together the ocean...
Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast
From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast

From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast

What if satellites circling our blue planet from space could offer insight into how an invisible gas like carbon dioxide moves through coastal waters,...
From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast
Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...

Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...

A new Ocean Acidification monitoring buoy was deployed on April 5, 2018 in the largest United States estuary, the Chesapeake Bay. This is the first...
Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...

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Now hiring a physical scientist- education and outreach coordinator

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Submit your application by July 27, 2021

The NOAA Ocean Acidification Program has a vacancy for a Physical Scientist ZP 1301-3/4 (Direct Hire) with a negotiable location.

As a Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Develop and coordinate ocean acidification science outreach and education. Lead a team charged with coordinating across NOAA and the broader science communication community 
  • Monitor and direct the organization’s ocean acidification education activities
  • Coordinate presentation of program-sponsored research findings to lay, managerial and expert audiences within and beyond NOAA

The duties above are described at the full performance level of ZP-4; the ZP-3 is developmental leading to such performance.

Vacancy will close on 7/27/21. Learn more at this Job

Announcement (Direct Hire): OAR-OAP-2021-0001

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607243200