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Amy Cline



2007 Summer Ocean Observing Educator Workshop

Climate and Oceans:
Using Ocean Based Data

Photo: N. Pettigrew


July 29 – August 3, 2007


University of New Hampshire


Durham, New Hampshire

Participants:  The workshop will be offered to 20 experienced teachers: 10 teachers from past EARTH workshops and 10 teachers from past UNH Coastal Observing Center workshops.

Collaborative Partnerships:  The workshop will be held in collaboration with George Matsumoto of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) in California.  Dr. Matsumoto is a research scientist and the Education Director of their program.  He runs a program called EARTH (Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses) which is a professional development program using real time ocean observing data for teachers in the classroom. 

This workshop also continues to collaborate with the Gulf of Maine Ocean Observing System (GoMOOS)  The workshop will feature and focus on specific aspects that directly connect to the NSF funded COSEE-Ocean Systems (Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence) program of which UNH is a partner.

Requirements:  In order to participate:

All participants must test one of the lesson plans posted on the EARTH MBARI website and complete the rubric which is online at

Also all teachers must complete and submit an application first to let us know if you are interested in participating.

                                                                            MODIS Satellite Image

Teacher Support: Teachers will receive the following:

An honorarium of $100/day for classroom teachers.

Housing in UNH dorms for non-local teachers.

Support for travel expenses (needs and awards will be reviewed during the application process and decisions will be based on budget availability).

Food for all meals unless other wise noted.


Application Information: If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please download either the pdf or word application form. Please email the form along with Resume to or mail to:

Attention: Amy Cline UNH Coastal Observing Center
Climate and Oceans 2007 Summer Workshop
University of New Hampshire,
Ocean Processes Analysis Laboratory
39 College Road, 151 Morse Hall,
Durham, NH 03824-3525