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March 2021 Updates

Here’s what’s new from the MEOPAR OA Community of Practice this month:

March Quarterly Newsletter

New Resources

New Blog Posts

Upcoming Events

March Quarterly Newsletter

We released our March Quarterly Newsletter on March 3rd! Take a look to see new resources, including a webinar on OA sensors, new blog posts from January and February, and our upcoming events!

Find and download our March Newsletter here.

New Resources

A Look at Canada's OA Community

On March 10th, our Coordinator, Kristina Barclay, gave a webinar on Canada's OA Community as part of MEOPAR's 2021 webinar series. You can watch the recording by visiting our newly refreshed About page, or on MEOPAR's YouTube channel!

OA Sensor Webinar

Ph.D. student and OA CoP Steering Committee Member, Patrick Duke, gives a breakdown on the pros and cons of the latest in OA sensor technology, including instrument specs., accuracy, drift, and price points.

Watch the webinar here.

New Blog Posts

Here are our latest posts from February and March:

Research Recaps:

We interview researchers to hear about their latest projects, papers, and OA work.

New Paper: Socioeconomic impacts from OA and climate change effects on Atlantic Canadian fisheries

Scientist Spotlights:

Learn more about the scientists leading the way in new ocean acidification research across Canada and beyond.

Dr. Clara Mackenzie, Research Scientist (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Meet the CoP:

Get to know the people leading Canada’s OA Community of Practice and hear about their interests in ocean acidification.

Dr. Brent Else, OA CoP Co-Lead

OA News (You Could Use):

Find out the latest happenings in the world of OA in Canada and beyond, including new resources, papers, and news articles.

Mar. 25, 2021

Mar. 18, 2021

Mar. 11, 2021

Mar. 4, 2021

Feb. 25, 2021

Feb. 18, 2021

Feb. 11, 2021

Feb. 4, 2021

Upcoming Events

Wed., April 14, 2021

(2 pm ADT/10 am PDT)

OA CoP Guest Webinar with Ph.D. Candidate, Krysten Rutherford (Dalhousie University)

"Source or Sink? A numerical modeling study of inorganic carbon fluxes on the Scotian Shelf"

See the event details and register here.

Thurs., April 15, 2021

(5 pm ADT/1 pm PDT)

OA Alliance Webinar

Accounting for OA Across Vulnerability and Risk Assessments

See the event details and register here.

Wed., April 21, 2021

(3 pm ADT/11 am PDT)

GOA-ON Webinar Series presentation by OA CoP Coordinator, Kristina Barclay

Learn all about the CoP, our past activities, MEOPAR OA research, and our current and future research and activities!

See the event details and register here.

Wed., May 5, 2021

(9 am ADT/5 am PDT)

MASTS Webinar series presentation by OA CoP coordinator, Kristina Barclay

Take a virtual trip to Scotland! Kristina will present an overview of Canada's OA community to the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS).

See the event details and register here!

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