The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem

A tale of two Gulf spills: A research consortium of 17 institutions from 5 countries studying the impacts of oil spills on the Gulf of Mexico.

National Ocean Science Bowl

  • Thursday, 09 October 2014

Call for 2014-2015 NOSB Volunteer Question Writers

Are you looking for a way to use your knowledge of ocean science and support the next generation of ocean scientists and stewards? The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) national office is in need of volunteer question writers willing to submit 25 buzzer questions (multiple choice toss-ups and short answer bonuses) or 1-2 Team Challenge Questions (TCQs) each.

If you have expertise in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Marine Policy, Technology, Social Science or Geography, please help us ensure the competition questions are of the highest quality possible. Please visit the NOSB's question writing page for the guidelines and templates. Please be sure to read through the guidelines – any questions that do not follow the guidelines and templates may not be accepted.

Please email your questions, the 2015 NOSB Confidentiality & Quality Agreement (available online with the guidelines), your name and email address to Amanda Holloway at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, August 29, 2014. Please also contact Amanda with any questions.

PLEASE NOTE: Questions from current high school students and coaches will not be accepted.

Thank you for helping and ensuring our NOSB students enjoy fun and challenging competitions!

  • Last modified on Wednesday, 09 March 2016

Podcasts from The Loop

The Loop is a series of podcasts which take an in depth look at C-IMAGE research. Partnering with Mind Open Media reporters Ari Daniel Shapiro and David Levin, our researchers share the importance of their studies and how they help our understanding of oil spills. David and Ari have produced eight podcasts and have more in the queue. The podcasts are linked below. Plug in and learn about our research!

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