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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 ).

 

 

The  Secretary General  went on an hour and a half ride on the Tara today following a conference about the Tara project that took place in the UN Feb. 9th (see:  http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2012/02/the-tara-oceans-expedition-press-conference.html ,  http://www.un.org/News/briefings/docs/2012/120209_TARA.doc.htm  ). Karp-Boss will be the chief scientist on the Tara's upcoming leg from NYC to Bermuda.

 

 

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is one of the partners in the Tara Expedition and UMaine is one of the participating institution, see: http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/the-laboratories/scientific-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=160&page=2 & http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/labs-and-teams/participating-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=23). 

 

For the Web Page...

 

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Dr. William G. Ellis, Jr.

Associate Director and

Associate Professor of Oceanography

 

School of Marine Sciences

University of Maine

5706 Aubert Hall, Room 360

Orono, Maine  04469-5706

207-581-4360

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----- Original Message -----

 

 

 

Ron,

 

 

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 ).

 

 

The  Secretary General  went on an hour and a half ride on the Tara today following a conference about the Tara project that took place in the UN Feb. 9th (see:  http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2012/02/the-tara-oceans-expedition-press-conference.html http://www.un.org/News/briefings/docs/2012/120209_TARA.doc.htm  ). Karp-Boss will be the chief scientist on the Tara's upcoming leg from NYC to Bermuda.

 

 

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is one of the partners in the Tara Expedition and UMaine is one of the participating institution, see: http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/the-laboratories/scientific-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=160&page=2 & http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/labs-and-teams/participating-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=23). 

 

For the Web Page...

 

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Dr. William G. Ellis, Jr.

Associate Director and

Associate Professor of Oceanography

 

School of Marine Sciences

University of Maine

5706 Aubert Hall, Room 360

Orono, Maine  04469-5706

207-581-4360

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 

----- Original Message -----

 

 

 

Ron,

 

 

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 ).

 

 

The  Secretary General  went on an hour and a half ride on the Tara today following a conference about the Tara project that took place in the UN Feb. 9th (see:  http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2012/02/the-tara-oceans-expedition-press-conference.html http://www.un.org/News/briefings/docs/2012/120209_TARA.doc.htm  ). Karp-Boss will be the chief scientist on the Tara's upcoming leg from NYC to Bermuda.

 

 

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is one of the partners in the Tara Expedition and UMaine is one of the participating institution, see: http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/the-laboratories/scientific-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=160&page=2 & http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/labs-and-teams/participating-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=23). 

 

 

Best,

   Emmanuel

 

 

 

 

--------- Forwarded message ----------

From: Troublé Romain <romain@taraexpeditions.org>

Date: 2012/2/11

Subject: Fwd: Ban Ki Moon on board Tara in Manhatan Harbor

To: Emmanuel Boss <emmanuel.boss@maine.edu>

Cc: Lee Karp-Boss <lee.karp-boss@maine.edu>

 

 

And here is how the UN SG understood the Ocean....

 

 

We are stepping into history here !

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Romain

 

Début du message réexpédié :

 

 

 

De : christian sardet < csardet@gmail.com >

 

Date : 12 février 2012 01:14:18 HNEC

 

À : Eric Karsenti < karsenti@embl.de >, Gaby Gorsky < gorsky@obs-vlfr.fr >, Colomban de Vargas < c2vargas@gmail.com >

 

CCi : romain@taraexpeditions.org

 

Objet : Ban Ki Moon on board Tara in Manhatan Harbor

 

 

A very relaxed tour of Manhatan with the General secretary of United Nations on board Tara

He loved the UVP, the plankton and the Expedition

 

Christian

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Christian Sardet

BioMarCell group UMR 7009 BioDev

CNRS / Univ P et M Curie Paris6

06230 Observatoire, Villefranche sur Mer BP 28

Portal: http://www.biologymultimedia.com

Tel: 33 0626287272  / lab 33 0493763770

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Emmanuel Boss, Professor

School of Marine Sciences

5706 Aubert Hall, University of Maine

Orono, ME 04469-5706

Tel: 207-581-4378, Cell: 207-356-9147

Fax: 207-581-4388 

emmanuel.boss@maine.edu

http://misclab.umeoce.maine.edu/boss/boss.php

skype: emmanuel.boss

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For the Web Page...

 

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Dr. William G. Ellis, Jr.

Associate Director and

Associate Professor of Oceanography

 

School of Marine Sciences

University of Maine

5706 Aubert Hall, Room 360

Orono, Maine  04469-5706

207-581-4360

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 

----- Original Message -----

 

 

 

Ron,

 

 

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 ).

 

 

The  Secretary General  went on an hour and a half ride on the Tara today following a conference about the Tara project that took place in the UN Feb. 9th (see:  http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2012/02/the-tara-oceans-expedition-press-conference.html http://www.un.org/News/briefings/docs/2012/120209_TARA.doc.htm  ). Karp-Boss will be the chief scientist on the Tara's upcoming leg from NYC to Bermuda.

 

 

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is one of the partners in the Tara Expedition and UMaine is one of the participating institution, see: http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/the-laboratories/scientific-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=160&page=2 & http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/en/sciences/labs-and-teams/participating-institutions-and-laboratories.php?id_page=23). 

 

 

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