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New land formation in Atchafalaya Bay at the mouths of the Wax Lake Outlet and the Atchafalaya River. Credit: NASA.
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Over its 30-year duration, the Gulf Research Program works to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. outer continental shelf areas by seeking to improve understanding of the region’s interconnecting human, environmental, and energy systems and fostering application of these insights to benefit Gulf communities, ecosystems, and the Nation.

Date: Feb. 21, 2017

Deadline extended to Feb. 28: Apply for free National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) data science training course

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to participate in a free, hands-on data science training course this summer! The Gulf Research Program is sponsoring a three-week intensive training course designed to help both early career and established researchers gain skills in data science, including scientific synthesis, reproducible science, and data management.

You now have until 5 pm PST on Tuesday, February 28 to apply. This training, run by NCEAS, takes place July 10-28, 2017 in Santa Barbara, CA.

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