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New $1.25 Million NSF Award to Smithsonian Institution and Dr. Hawthorne’s Open Reef Team

Open Reef heads west partnering with Smithsonian Institution on new $1.25 million National Science Foundation grant August 21, 2018 A new collaborative $1.25 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will support the Open Reef initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. The Open Reef team led by Timothy L. Hawthorne, …

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Mapping Marine Debris with Youth and their Local Knowledge on Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize 11/12/2015 Today I had the privilege of returning to work with Form 3 and Form 2 students at the Ocean Academy on Caye Caulker, Belize.  As usual I was energized by the youth, particularly their ideas and their active engagement in the lessons we completed together.  Unlike previous trips with groups of …

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