The Presidents Photo Competition 2018
There were two joint winners of the 2018 competition. Congratulations to Alice Marzocchi and Angela Bahamon des Dominguez. The two winning entries are below.
Dr Alice Marzocchi, Marine Systems Modelling,. National Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH
Title: Leaving Brighton for an “aerial survey” of the new wind farm.
This is a picture I took from the pier in Brighton, of the recently commissioned Rampion Wind Farm. This is the first offshore wind farm in the south coast and comprises 116 turbines that have already started generating power and delivering electricity to the grid. Once fully operational, the farm should generate enough green electricity to power the equivalent of 350,000 UK homes, which equals to almost half of the homes in Sussex.
Angela Bahamondes Domínguez, Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton.
Caption: Overfishing is one of the biggest threats to the health of our oceans. A sustainable system and policies for fishing produced by local people could find a balance between population needs and resource availability for a sustainable ocean. Photo taken in Chiloe Island, Chile.
Net Zero Oceanographic Capability: Workshop
The Net Zero Oceanographic Capability (NZOC) project is running a virtual workshop: ‘The 21st Century Marine Scientist: delivering science in a net zero world Workshop 1’ on Wednesday 27th January 2021
Challenger Society 2020 Conference
Conference Postponed until Sept 2021 due to Covid-19 outbreak.Challenger Society 2020 Conference
at SAMS , Oban
6th-10th September, 2021
Registration, and Abstract submission is available on the conference website at https://challenger2020.co.uk
Ocean Challenge search function
There is a new online search function for all Ocean Challenge issues that allows anyone to easily search for articles on a specific topic. We hope this will be used not just by the marine science community but by educators who would otherwise not have access to such resources.