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Carlie  Wiener - Program Manager
Contact Info:

HIMB - University of Hawaii
46-007 Lilipuna Rd
Honolulu, HI 96744
Phone: (808) 235-9303
Fax: (808) 235-9300

Carlie Wiener
Program Manager
HIMB - University of Hawaii

Program Manager

Primary COSEE Affiliation: Island Earth

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

attended COSEE workshops and other related events

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

With over six years’ experience in Hawai‘i’s marine education and science community, I have implemented education and outreach programs to both formal academic institutions spanning elementary through college programs, as well as the general public through community partnerships. I feel that I have acquired a wealth of knowledge and possess the skills and proficiency necessary to assist in the coordination of the Island Earth Program. I have completed a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from York University in 2007 while simultaneously acquiring a Graduate Diploma in Environmental and Sustainability Education. Additionally, I am currently working on my dissertation research for my doctorate. With an academic background in both the social and biological sciences, my personal teaching philosophy stems from hands-on, place-based knowledge. My previous role as the outreach and research specialist for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Research Partnership at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) has given me an excellent scientific understanding of the marine environment, and experience with coordination, education, and training through community programs.

Selected Publications:

"Wiener, C.S., B. C. Bruno. J. Fooley. (2011). Ocean investigators: Learning to monitor
coral reefs using quadrats. Green Teacher Special Issue: Marine Education 92, 31-33.

Wiener, C.S., M.A. Rivera., R.J. Toonen., et al. (2011). Creating effective partnerships
in ecosystem based management: A culture of science and management. Journal of
Marine Biology Special Issue: Ecosystem-Based Management of Pacific Islands.
Article ID 241610, 8 pages doi:10.1155/2011/241610.

Wiener, C.S., & M.A. Rivera. (2010). Journeying through the Hawaiian Archipelago:
Using marine science and place-based learning at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 26 (4).

Bruno, B. C. & C.S. Wiener. (2010). Ocean FEST: Families Exploring Science
Together. Journal of Geoscience Education 59, 13-21.

Wiener, C.S. & M.O. Lammers. (2010). Sound and observation: Listening for clues using real life acoustic recorders. American Biology Teacher 72 (6), 365-368.
""Wiener, C.S., M.D. Needham., P.F. Wilkinson. (2009). Hawaii's real life marine park: interpretation and impacts of commercial marine tourism in the Hawaiian Islands. Current Issues in Tourism 12 (5), 489-504.

Wiener, C. (2008). Imi i na ano o ka moana: (Learning the ways of the ocean): An evaluation of ocean education and marine tourism practices in Hawaii. International Pacific Marine Educators Conference - Abstract. Current- The Journal of Marine Education 24 (2):54.

Wiener, C. (2008). Making a Difference: An Action Guide to Marine Conservation in Hawai‘i. Honolulu, HI: Coral Reef Alliance.

Toonen, R., J. Leong., & C. Wiener. (2007-2011). Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology
Semi Annual Report VII - XIII. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i

Wiener, C. (2005). Report on Recreational Impacts to Hawai‘i’s Coral Reefs. Honolulu, HI: Division of Aquatic Resources.

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