» Listen to Dr. Amy Bower's Welcome Message (mp3)
As an oceanographer who has been legally blind for fourteen years, I am pleased to be working in collaboration with Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts on project OceanInsight. The goals of the collaboration are to communicate the importance of understanding how the earth works, instill the excitement of oceanographic research, and introduce Perkins students to careers in the geosciences that they might not otherwise consider as accessible to them.
» Learn more about OceanInsight
» Learn more about oceanographer Amy Bower
» Read latest article about OceanInsight written by Perkins science teacher Kate Fraser for The Science Teacher magazine (pdf)
In September 2007, we traveled to the Labrador Sea to study the ocean currents in that area, specifically the Irminger Rings.
» Read about our expedition