International Experience

Tim Sippel, PhD
Government Research
Marine Sciences
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Science is collaborative by nature and necessity. The ideas, expertise, infrastructure, and application of science are broadly distributed and demand the collective efforts of many. Increasingly, science’s collaborative needs stretch across national boundaries requiring multi-national cooperation.  This is apparent in projects ranging from the International Space Station (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html) to the recently completed global Census of Marine Life (http://www.coml.org). The Census was an ambitious attempt at cataloging Earth’s marine ecosystems in ...