DEADLINE: Metcalf Institute Fellowships/Science Seminar: Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster

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January 31, 2011

In response to the need for clear, accurate and sustained coverage of the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is offering a Science Seminar on oil spill impacts in April 2011. 

These fellowships are made possible by a Rapid Response grant through the National Science Foundation’s office of Informal Science Education.

Metcalf Institute, Louisiana State University, and Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) will offer a 2.5-day seminar for journalists and informal science educators from the Gulf of Mexico region. The science seminar, Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster, will be held in Cocodrie, Louisiana, April 6-8, 2011. Participants will gain hands-on knowledge of oceanographic techniques in labs and on board the R/V Acadiana and discuss the latest research on the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster with leading experts. Seminar is tuition free and includes room and board. Applications must be postmarked by January 31, 2011.

For additional information, contact the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting at 401-874-6211, or send an e-mail to

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