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CONFERENCES

WOODS HOLE GROUP SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS ON THE CONFERENCE CIRCUIT
Dr. Bruce Magnell and Robert Hamilton, Jr. will be at attending the Oceanology International 2008 conference on March 11-13 in London. Stop by and visit Woods Hole Group at booth #412.

Dr. Bruce Magnell will be presenting a paper at the IEEE Current Meter Technology conference taking place in Charleston, S.C. on March 17-19, 2008. He will be presenting the results from a Joint Industry Project (JIP) for the offshore oil and gas industry related to performance of acoustic Doppler current profilers in low scattering environments.

Brian Caufield was invited to give a presentation on beach erosion to the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-08 on January 21, 2008 at the Coast Guard Canal Station in Sandwich, MA.

Dr. Bruce Magnell presented his paper, Performance of the 75kHz Long Ranger ADCP in a Low Scattering Environment at the ADCPs in Action conference, November 5-7, 2007 in San Diego, CA

Dr. Lee Weishar attended ERF 2007: Estuarine Research Federation - Science and Management: Observations / Syntheses / Solutions on November 4-8, 2007 in Providence, RI. Dr. Weishar shared his expertise in coastal and estuarine management through two presentations: Natural Attenuation of Nitrogen in Wetlands and Waterbodies and We have had an effect! For more information, visit the ERF 2007 website.

Kirk Bosma, Brian Caufield and Matthew Shultz presented at the ASBPA/GLO 2007 Fall Coastal Conference on Caring for the Coast: Protecting, Enhancing, Preserving held October 22-24, 2007 in Galveston, TX. They presented papers entitled, Application of A Process-Based Sediment transport Model to assess Beach restoration and Nourishment alternatives; Beach Closures due to Episodic Storm Water Events: A Case Study in Middletown, Rhode Island; and 3D Hydrodynamic and Water Quality modeling to assess the impacts of a reverse osmosis water treatment discharge, respectively.


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PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

WOODS HOLE GROUP'S CORPORATE ORGANIZATION KEEPS ON GROWING and we would like to announce developments within our corporate organization:

Clinton Hare, Ph.D. joins our Delaware team as Mid-Atlantic Operations Manager and Oceanographer. Clinton recieved his Ph.D. in Oceanography, M.S. in Marine Studies, and B.A. in Biological Sciences all from the University of Delaware. Clinton brings a strong background in biological and chemical oceanographic processes and broad knowledge of oceanographic field sampling and methodology. 

Thomas J. Allen has joined the Woods Hole Group team as a Field Technician.  Thomas holds an Associate degrees in Avionics Applied Science; Electronics Engineering; Computer Engineering; and Computer Network Engineering.  He spent 24 years in the United States Air Force working in various areas of avionics maintenance. 

Woods Hole Group welcomes Nathan Dill to the role of Coastal Engineer. Nate received a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University and Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Bowdoin College. Professionally Nate has experience developing and applying numerical models in both PC and high performance computing environments for coastal restoration projects and also hurricane storm surge related problems.

Mitchell Buck joins Woods Hole Group as Coastal Engineer with specialization in hydrodynamic modeling, sediment transport and bathymetric response due to changes with nearshore wave environment and structures.  He received his M.C.E. in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Ocean Engineering from The University of Delaware and his B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

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CORPORATE HIGHLIGHTS

LEIGHTON DALMASSE CERTIFIED AS GISP
Congratulations go out to Leighton Dalmasse, Senior GIS Analyst at Woods Hole Group.  Leighton has been certified as a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP), which means he has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).  There are less than 2,000 GISPs worldwide.

 

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