9/29/2011: Center for the Environment and National Security. OpenOceans Global made a presentation called "Using GIS to Bridge the Gap Between Water, Climate, Finance and Other Communities."
The presentation focused on how GIS can be used to share multiple
perspectives of the same issue in a common format.
Ocean Jobs Tab is Live. With the launch of the web site, the Ocean Jobs tab is live ... and with a form allowing viewers to suggest additional job boards to add to the page.
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OpenOceans Global Milestones
10/17/2011: New OpenOceans Global web site goes live.The next iteration of the OpenOceans Global web site goes live.
2/25/2010: Portland Town Hall Meeting.
OpenOceans Global hosted a Town Hall session at the American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences meeting in Portland, Oregon. This conference is one of the largest international gatherings of ocean scientists with more than 4,000 in attendance. The discussion focused on how to aggregate and visualize ocean data and the role of the semantic web. The stellar group of panelists included: Steven Diggs from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Zdenka Willis from NOAA's Integrated Ocean Observing System Program, Peter Wiebe from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Peter Fox from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
12/17/2009: Copenhagen Panel Discussion Online.
Video of OpenOceans Global's co-hosted event, "Live from Copenhagen," is now available online. The event originated on December 17, 2009, from
the HubCulture Pavilion in Copenhagen and at the same time at the University of San Diego's Kroc Center. The panel discussion featured
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's Climate Team (see below). USD has edited and merged video from both locations that can now be
found online at Copenhagen Video
12/17/2009: Live from Copenhagen.
OpenOceans Global hosted a live videostream from Copenhagen featuring California
Secretary of the Environment Linda Adams, Secretary of Natural Resources Mike Chrisman, Secretary of Agriculture A.G. Kawamura, and Air
Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols. The two-way dialogue was hosted in San Diego at USD's Kroc Center by Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves &Savitch. Live from Copenhagen.
10/21/09: OpenOceans an Environmental Champion.
OpenOceans Global named an "Environmental Champion"by the Sempra Energy Foundation and awarded $50,000 for the organization's work with the Tijuana River Valley Recovery Team web site.
10/18/09: TJ River Valley Web Site Updated.
See updated Tijuana River Valley Recovery Team web site established by OpenOceans Global at: TJ River Team.
10/15/06: Take a pollto help determine the most important action needed to promote more rapid understanding of the ocean.
09/19/06: PowerPoint presentation made at California and the World Ocean '06 Conference. A number of attendees indicated interest in participating in discussions about collaboration using this web site.
09/12/06: Open Oceans web site celebrates the end of first week of operation.
09/08/06: Draft PowerPoint.
The latest version of the PowerPoint presentation: “A Collaborative Three-Legged Stool to Balance Ocean Investigations, Public Understanding, and Decisions” was posted for comments prior to the presentation at the California and the World Ocean '06 Conference.
09/05/06: Open Oceans first web site goes live.
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