OpenOceans Global Updates

9/18/2013 Deep water cams from Ocean Network Canada go live along with other marine life cams, bringing the total to more than 60 locations on the Ocean Web Cams page.

9/6/2013 Map of Wyland’s 100 Whale Walls goes live

8/4/2013 E-Newsletter published.

8/4/2013 Shark Week All Year Long map published.

4/13/2013 Great new ocean web cams, new ocean films and novels, and ocean jobs from the IOC.

3/28/2013 Marine Science Today features OpenOceans Global.

3/26/2013 La Jolla’s Casa Pool Harbor Seal Web Cam now in OpenOceans Global’s Web Cam section.

November 2012 International magazine Hydro International publishes from “Fear to Hope : A Human Genome Project for the Ocean

10/22/2012 E-Newsletter published.

9/9/2012  E-Newsletter published.

8/8/2012 Open Oceans the blog goes live

8/1/2012 E-Newsletter published.

7/10/2012 The Ocean: An Untaken Leap for Mankind from Air2Air Magazine by Carl Nettleton

7/2/2012  July 2, 2012 edition of OpenOceans Global’s E-Newsletter published.

6/30/2012 Don’t miss the great new offerings on the OpenOceans website:  tracking tiger sharks, new ocean cams, and the list of aquariums moves toward 100.

6/29/2012  A View from Rio+20: Contrast and Consensus on a Global Scale.

6/16/2012  OpenOceans Global presentation at United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) as part of Oceans Day.

3/4/2012 Consortium for Ocean Leadership added to jobs page

2/20/2012 Febrary 20, 2012, edition of OpenOceans Global’sE-Newsletter published.

2/13/2012 Check out the new web cam links from Aquarium of the Pacific and the New England Aquarium.

2/8/2012 San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board honors OpenOceans Global for three years of work resulting in a Recovery Strategy for the watershed.

12/13/2011 Keep checking back as we cover the Eye on Earth Summit. Tweets are on this page or on Twitter.

12/12/2011 – OpenOceans Global represented at Eye on Earth Summit in Dubai.  Keynote speech by Bill ClintonSylvia EarleJane Goodall and Jack Dangermond are also on the agenda.

12/12/2011 E-Newsletter published.

11/1/2011  First OpenOceans Global E-Newsletter published.

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.

Top 20 Novels and Feature Films.  Because culture is so important, we’ve added tabs featuring the Top 20 Ocean Novels and Top 20 Ocean Feature Films.  Did we get it right?

10/17/2011:  New OpenOceans Global web site goes live.  The next iteration of the OpenOceans Global web site goes live.

10/06/2011:  Tijuana River Valley Recovery Strategy.  Work continues on development of Tijuana River Valley Recovery Strategy.

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.

11/01/09: Environmental Champions Competition. Thanks to all our supporters who voted in Sempra and KFMB Channel 8’s “San Diego’s Choice Awards for Environmental Stewardship”and congratulations to the San Diego Audubon Society for winning the additional $50,000 for its very worthy San Diego Children and Nature Collaborative.

10/21/09: San Diego’s Choice Awards. OpenOceans Global competed for $50,000 in additional funding by asking supporters and friends to vote in KFMB Channel 8’s “San Diego’s Choice Awards for Environmental Stewardship”. The top four “Environmental Champions” competed for this funding.

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.

10/01/09: Governor’s Global Climate Summit. OpenOceans Global was represented on the panel entitled “Climate Implications for the World’s Oceans” at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit. See comments.

10/01/09: HubCentral Video Interview. HubCentral. interview of Carl Nettleton explaining OpenOceans Global at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles, California. See link onYouTube.

04/17/09: 501(c)(3) status received. OpenOceans Global receives 501(c)(3) status from the IRS.

09/29/08: NOAA becomes a founding partner.

08/04/08: MIT/U.S. Geological Survey Science Impact Collaborative (MUSIC) becomes a founding partner.

06/23/08: Aquarium of the Pacific becomes a founding partner.

11/08/07: OpenOceans Global is incorporated.

10/15/06: Take a poll to 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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