Navigation Links
Abel to receive posthumous Ocean and Coastal Leadership award
Date:10/30/2007

HOBOKEN, N.J. Monmouth University's Urban Coast Institute will host its third annual Ocean Future Symposium, on Wednesday, October 31, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Woodrow Wilson auditorium. The symposium, titled "The Future of an Ocean Literate Society: Building Communities for Action," will envision a future where media and other nontraditional means of communication will be used to increase the general publics coastal and ocean literacy.

The symposium will be followed by a "Champion of the Ocean" awards luncheon, during which Stevens Institute of Technology professor Robert B. Abel, will be honored with a posthumous Ocean and Coastal Leadership award. His widow, Nancy Abel, will accept the award on his behalf.

Dr. Robert B. Abel worked as a chemical oceanographer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, served as chief of oceanographic surveys for the USN Hydrographic Office, and as staff oceanographer to the Vice President (1960-67). Abel was also the founding director of the National Sea Grant Program in 1967, and subsequently served as associate vice president of Texas A&M University, director of the New Jersey Sea Grant College Program, and president of the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Most recently, he was a senior scientist at Stevens where he served as Director of International Programs for Stevens Davidson Laboratory.

Abels perspective included expertise on the role of cooperative technology reducing tensions in the Middle East, where he managed 16 cooperative projects during the past quarter century. His book, "The Influence of Technical Cooperation on Reducing Tension in the Middle East," was sponsored by the US Institute of Peace. He received two Distinguished Service Awards from the United States government and one from the Egyptian government, and has been honored in Japan, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.

Panelists for the symposium include Jerry Schubel, president and CEO of Aquarium of the Pacific; Steve Ma
'/>"/>

Contact: Maria Molina
mmolina@stevens.edu
201-216-5116
Stevens Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. DuPonts first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition
2. OneWorld Health drug receives Orphan designation from U.S. and European regulatory agencies
3. Research on antibiotics receives historical recognition
4. Anthrax test, developed by army and CDC, receives FDA approval
5. MSU researchers receive $4 million grant to uncover gene functions
6. Laboratory professionals in Africa receive training under AIDS Relief Plan
7. Research team receives $7.5 million to study cassava
8. Tropical dry forests receive international recognition
9. Cellular antennae on algae give clues to how human cells receive signals
10. Minorities, uninsured less likely to receive care at high-volume hospitals
11. NASA study finds snow melt causes large ocean plant blooms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... millions of Americans to undertake jaunts into the countryside each ... longer within a century, according to new research. , Climate ... the United States as summer temperatures linger later into the ... Ecology and Biogeography . For instance, the paper birch ... New Hampshire could change color one to three weeks ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... the first smartphone app that automatically reveals students, ... other words, your smartphone knows your state of ... how that affects you. , The StudentLife app, ... to their academic performance, also may be used ... monitor mental health, trigger intervention and improve productivity ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... be cheerful, happy-go-lucky characters, so you might expect that ... , In fact some dogs are distinctly more pessimistic ... , "This research is exciting because it measures ... non-invasively. It offers researchers and dog owners an insight ... said Dr Melissa Starling, from the Faculty of Veterinary ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fall foliage season may be later, but longer on warmer Earth 2Fall foliage season may be later, but longer on warmer Earth 3Fall foliage season may be later, but longer on warmer Earth 4New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 2New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 3New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 4Dogs can be pessimists too 2Dogs can be pessimists too 3
... understudies. Now, an increasingly popular radioactive isotope has ... at the National Institute of Standards and Technology ... speed up clinical trials of many drugs and ... The number of medical images obtained through ...
... come in boy and girl varieties, but they do have ... Medical Center shows that some of the earliest evolved forms ... higher animals, including that distant cousin of fungus, the human. ... sex-determining genes from one of the oldest known types of ...
... ingestion of soil, or geophagy, has important health ... her colleagues from the Musum National dHistoire Naturelle ... dysfunctional behavior, geophagy has evolved as a practice ... particular study (1), to be published online this ...
Cached Biology News:Radioactive 'understudy' may aid medical imaging, drug development 2Evolution of the sexes: What a fungus can tell us 2Down to earth remedies for chimps 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds ... Acetic Acid Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report ... to its research database. Photo - ... Research Report on Global and China Acetic Acid ... on China and Global ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Texas Governor Rick Perry, ... A&M Health Science Center CEO Brett Giroir, M.D., ... and Human Services (HHS), State of Texas and ... influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in Bryan, Texas, which ... the Texas A&M Biocorridor – a rapidly evolving ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... DUBLIN , Sept. 18, 2014 ... the "Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014" ... Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 is a professional and ... human albumin industry. The report provides a ... and industry chain structure. The human albumin market analysis ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014  MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP ), ... therapies for cancer, announced today that Daniel P. Gold ... BioCentury,s NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on ... the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in ... can be accessed at www.meipharma.com . A replay will ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 2Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 3Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 4Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 3Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 4Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 2MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 3
... , , , ... (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today reported financial results and business progress for ... increased to $36.6 million in the second quarter of 2009 compared with $27.8 ... type DX(R) breast cancer test was $35.2 million in the second quarter ...
... 4 Oramed,Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) ( http://www.oramed.com ... its wholly owned Israeli,subsidiary, Oramed Ltd., was awarded a ... 3.1 million ($828,000), from the Office of the Chief,Scientist ... of Israel. This,grant was awarded as government participation in ...
... , VENLO, The Netherlands, Aug. 4 QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: ... call. The Webcast will take place at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 11, ... Roland Sackers, Chief Financial Officer. , , ... When: 9:30 a.m. EDT on August 11, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 2Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 3Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 4Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 5Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 6Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 7Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 8Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress 9Oramed Pharmaceuticals was Awarded a NIS 3.1 Million Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist 2Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.'s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11 2
... microplate stacker system, offers fast and reliable ... devices:, , Ultra Evolution , SAFIRE monochromator ... SpectraFluor Plus , LS Series of Laser ... a wide range of detection and separation ...
... your life easier. It offers a wide array of ... balance. *Instruments supported: ... XS, XP, PR, SR, PG-S, PG, SG, AT, MT, ... User guidance on the balance ...
... The STag Purification Kits enable rapid ... STag fusion proteins produced from appropriate vectors. ... up to 1 mg target protein under ... incubated with S-protein Agarose, which specifically retains ...
Request Info...
Biology Products: