From AGI, 09/23/2015 -- Dr. Sharon Mosher, Dean of the Jackson School at the University of Texas at Austin, guest authored Currents #106 displaying the list of skills and competencies considered critical for success of undergraduate geoscience majors. The data are part of a NSF-funded project, the Summit on the Future of Geoscience Undergraduate Education.
Open to current seniors, recent grads, and alumni with backgrounds in STEM
Three application deadlines: October 16, 2015 (Round 1); November 30, 2015 (Round 2); and January 31, 2016 (Round 3)
From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff -- The August 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached. Features include a summary of August's weather, the experimental forecast for September and October, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between various temperature and precipitation anomalies, as well as ENSO phase evolution, for March through July and the following late fall/early winter temperature and precipitation anomalies across the country.
From Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, 08/27/2015 -- Over 550 people will enjoy a free boat ride at Pennsylvania Coast Day on Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Penn’s Landing.
The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary will give away over 350 tickets for the RiverLink Ferry and 150 tickets for the Patriot. Both tours will be narrated. It is also offering free kayaking and pedal boating in Penn’s Landing Marina. Those who take advantage of both could save up to $40.