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Archive: February 2012

UMaine faculty meets with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

February 13, 2012

 

Please see below a picture of Associate Professor Lee Karp-Boss from the School of Marine Sciences explaining to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon how and why the oceans are density stratified (illustrated using colored fluids). Karp-Boss has co-authored a whole booklet on such activities which has been published by The Oceanography Society, and is available in pdf form on the WWW in 4 different languages (see  http://www.tos.org/hands-on/teaching_phys.html ).

 

 

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UMaine Hosting ‘Nor’Easter Bowl 2012′ Ocean Sciences Competition

February 3, 2012

 

UMaine Hosting ‘Nor’Easter Bowl 2012′ Ocean Sciences Competition

 

The University of Maine is hosting the ’Nor’Easter Bowl 2012 Regional Ocean Sciences Competition , a regional ocean sciences competition on Saturday, Feb. 4 with more than 100 top-achieving math and science high school students from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UMaine D.P. Corbett Business Building on the Orono campus, students will compete in a Jeopardy-like Nor’Easter Bowl,...

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