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Oceanography Department Faculty Present at the 24th Biennial CERF Meeting
In early November, three members of the Oceanography faculty presented research at the 24th biennial meeting of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) held from November 5-9 in Providence, RI.  The conference was... Read more
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In the eye of Hurricane Irma
Three first class midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Oceanography Department are having the experience of a lifetime flying with the U.S. Air Force 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron... Read more
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Joint Typhoon Warning Center Internship Recap 2017
Oceanography majors MIDN 2/C Renee Loucks and 2/C Erin Torrez interned at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) in Pearl Harbor, HI during the second summer block. JTWC is joint U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force command that issues... Read more
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Dr. David Smith wins prestigious award
Dr. David R. Smith, retired Associate Professor and former Chair of the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department, will be awarded the prestigious Charles Franklin Brooks Award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) at... Read more
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Sea Technology magazine features USNA Oceanography Department, EcoMapper AUV
The U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department was featured in the July 2017 issue of Sea Technology, a magazine focusing on marine business, science, and engineering.  During the Summer of 2016, the Oceanography... Read more
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APL Polar Science Center Internship Recap 2017
On Monday, June 26, 2017, MIDN 1/C Emily Cecchini, an oceanography major, and MIDN 2/C Chandalar Pensley, an ocean engineering major, departed for Seattle, Washington to begin their internship at the University of Washington’s... Read more
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SWIFT Internship Recap 2017
During Zero Block, from May 12-26, 2017, seven Midshipmen, MIDN 2/C Greg Gruseck, Major Henry, Keely Martin, Shannon Mcallister, Darby Minton and Ally Warnimont, and MIDN 1/C Colin Hackbarth, participated in the U.S. Naval Academy... Read more
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MIDN Densmore selected as a Trident Scholar for Academic Year 2017-2018
MIDN 2/C Casey Densmore, an honors oceanography major, is one of thirteen students selected as a Trident Scholar for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. His project is titled, “Exploring the Propagation of the Madden-Julian... Read more
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Spring Break 2017 LREC to Chile and Brazil
On Thursday, March 9, 2017, four Midshipmen, MIDN 3/C Erin McDonnell, MIDN 2/C Brittney Bruns, MIDN 2/C Colin Hackbarth and MIDN 2/C Aaron Wickard, along with Associate Professor Bradford Barrett of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA)... Read more
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USNA Oceanography Department enters an educational partnership with the University of Delaware
The United States Naval Academy (USNA) recently signed a new Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the University of Delaware (UD) College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE).  Dr. Joseph P. Smith and CAPT... Read more
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Autonomous surface vehicle demonstrates utility in shallow water environments
In February 2017, midshipmen, faculty, and staff from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Oceanography Department traveled to Kaneohe Bay, HI with researchers from the Remote Sensing Division of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to... Read more
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Ten Midshipmen present research at the 2017 AMS Annual Meeting
Ten Midshipmen majoring in oceanography at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) presented research at the 2017 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting.  The AMS Annual Meeting took place from January 21-26, 2017 in... Read more
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Oceanographer of the Navy visits USNA
Oceanographer of the Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet spoke with oceanography majors during a visit to the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department on 01 February, 2017.  Rear Adm. Gallaudet addressed topics including the future... Read more
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Plebe Major Briefs provide an opportunity for Oceanography to showcase achievements and attract new students
The 2017 Plebe Major Briefs were an undisputed success for the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department.  Throughout the day, over 100 interested Plebes visited the Oceanography Department displays in Sampson 102 and 103.... Read more
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Oceanography Department faculty present at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting
Dr. Gina Henderson, Dr. Bradford Barrett, and Dr. Joseph Smith of the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department presented research at the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.  The AGU Fall Meeting was held from... Read more
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