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September 15 to 19, 2014
ICES Annual Science Conference 2014
A Coruņa, Spain

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The ICES Annual Science Conference is a forum for an international community of marine scientists, professionals, and students to share their work in theme-based series of oral and poster presentations. The 2014 conference will include talks by three invited keynote speakers, and oral and poster presentations selected on the basis of submitted abstracts.

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Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
Nature Geoscience
Burrowing animals may have been key to stabilizing Earth's oxygen
Evolution of the first burrowing animals may have played a major role in stabilizing the Earth's oxygen reservoir, according to a new study in Nature Geoscience.

Contact: Birgitte Svennevig
birs@sdu.dk
University of Southern Denmark

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
Conservation Biology
Risks to penguin populations analyzed
A major study of all penguin populations suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.
Natural Environment Research Council

Contact: Paul Seagrove
psea@bas.ac.uk
44-012-232-21414
British Antarctic Survey

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
PLOS ONE
Young loggerhead turtles not going with the flow
Juvenile loggerhead turtles swim into oncoming ocean currents, instead of passively drifting with them.

Contact: Kayla Graham
onepress@plos.org
PLOS

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
PLOS ONE
Photon hunting in the twilight zone
The eyes of deep-sea bioluminescent sharks have a higher rod density when compared to non-bioluminescent sharks.

Contact: Kayla Graham
onepress@plos.org
PLOS

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
Global Change Biology
Man-made noise makes fish more susceptible to predators
Despite their reputation as slippery customers, a new study has shown that eels are losing the fight to survive when faced with marine noise pollution such as that of passing ships.
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Natural Environment Research Council

Contact: Eleanor Gaskarth
e.f.gaskarth@exeter.ac.uk
44-782-730-9332
University of Exeter

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Ocean Optics XXII
George W. Kattawar selected as 2014 Jerlov Award recipient
The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce that Professor George W. Kattawar has been selected as the 2014 recipient of The Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award recognizing contributions to the advancement of our knowledge of the nature and consequences of light in the ocean. Dr. Kattawar is internationally recognized for his contributions to radiative transfer theory and its applications to light propagation in the ocean.
NASA

Contact: Jennifer Ramarui
info@tos.org
301-251-7708
The Oceanography Society

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Geophysical Research Letters
This week from AGU: Sea-level spikes, volcanic risk, volcanos cause drought
Unforeseen, short-term increases in sea level caused by strong winds, pressure changes and fluctuating ocean currents can cause more damage to beaches on the East Coast over the course of a year than a powerful hurricane making landfall, according to a new study.

Contact: Alexandra Branscombe
abranscombe@agu.org
202-777-7516
American Geophysical Union

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
NASA sees Tropical Storm Julio as part of a heated Eastern Pacific
The Eastern Pacific Ocean has been warm this springtime, and those warmer waters have contributed to the development of storms like Tropical Storm Julio and Hurricane Iselle.
NASA

Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
NASA sees bursts of thunderstorms in Tropical Depression Genevieve's center
The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at what's happening under Tropical Depression Genevieve's clouds using infrared light, and it appears that thunderstorms are bubbling up again.
NASA

Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
NASA satellite sees a somewhat lopsided Typhoon Halong
Infrared satellite imagery from NASA shows bands of powerful thunderstorms around Typhoon Halong's center, southern and eastern quadrants, while the northern quadrant is lacking in them. Typhoon Halong appears somewhat lopsided on satellite imagery because thunderstorm development in the northern side of the storm is being inhibited.
NASA

Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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