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Honors Colloquium


This bibliography is by no means all inclusive but will be a dynamic site where readings are offered for those interested in deeper investigation of a given speaker's work or related topics.

Anne Cohen, Brad Seibel, and Andrew Dickson
BiocalcificationResponses to Ocean Acidification: The Interplay of Physicochemistryand Physiology. Anne Cohen. PowerPoint presentatation.

Ocean Acidification: The Other CO2 Problem. Scott C. Doney, Victoria J. Fabry, Richard A. Feely, and Joan A. Kleypas Annual Review of Marine Science Vol. 1 (2009): 169-192

An International Observational Network for Ocean Acidification. Feely, R. A., V. Fabry, A. Dickson, J.-P. Gattuso, J. Bijma, U. Riebesell, S. Doney, C. Turley, T. Saino, K. Lee, K. Anthony, J. Kleypas, 2010: An International Observational Network for Ocean Acidification In Proc. "OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison D.E. and Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.

Margaret Leinin
The Asilomar Conference Recommendations on Principles for Research into Climate Engineering Techniques. Asilomar Scientific Organizing Committee. November 2010. Climate Institute. Washington, DC

Edward Laws
Climate Change, Oceans, and Human Health. Laws, E.A. In Ocean Yearbook 21. Edited by: Chircop A, Coffen-Smout S, McConnell M. Bridge Street Books; 2007:159-175.

Christopher Reddy
The Messy and Human World of Science. Christopher Reddy. CNN Opinion. January 31, 2011.

When Science and the Media Mix. Christopher Reddy. 2011. Science Vol. 332: 13.


Major Sponsors:

The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation
The URI Graduate School of Oceanography


URI Coastal Institute; URI Honors Program.

Special Sponsors:

URI College of Arts & Sciences
URI Harrington School of Communication and Media
Rhode Island Sea Grant

Colloquium Coordinators:

Professor Steven D'Hondt, Graduate School of Oceanography;
Dr. Sunshine Menezes, Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting, Graduate School of Oceanography;
Professor Arthur Spivack, Graduate School of Oceanography;
Professor Judith Swift, Coastal Institute / Communication Studies.