September 2012 News and Views Posts (3)

Goals and Priorities in the Gulf of Mexico Region

Are you interested in seeing how the LCC, Climate Science Centers, Coastal Zone Management Programs, and Gulf of Mexico Alliance goals and activities align? Check out this matrix: LCC, CSC, CZM, GOMA Matrix. This matrix was provided to the Gulf of Mexico Alliance during their annual meeting in June 2012. The…


Added by Laurie Rounds on September 24, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Avian Research Position at FWC


Broadband/Class Code:  19-1023-04

Position Number:  77000813

Annual Salary Range:  $46,685 annually

Announcement Type:  Open Competitive


Facility:  Wildlife Research Lab

Closing Date:  10/15/2012

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Coordinates and conducts research on terrestrial birds and their habitat statewide, particularly passerines and…


Added by Whitney Gray on September 19, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

Estimating Global “Blue Carbon” Emissions from Conversion and Degradation of Vegetated Coastal Ecosystems


Recent attention has focused on the high rates of annual carbon sequestration in vegetated coastal ecosystems—marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses—that may be lost with habitat destruction (‘conversion’). Relatively unappreciated, however, is that conversion of these coastal ecosystems also impacts very large pools of previously-sequestered carbon. Residing mostly in sediments, this ‘blue carbon’ can be released to the atmosphere when these ecosystems are converted or degraded.…


Added by Laurie Rounds on September 6, 2012 at 7:23am — No Comments


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