Citation of Ocean Literacy
From the outset we have designed the ocean literacy work to be used as much as possible. Please feel free to use the principles and concepts in your work or publication.
We ask you to acknowledge the source with the following citation:
Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts of Ocean Sciences for Learners of All Ages Version 2, a brochure resulting from the 2-week On-Line Workshop on Ocean Literacy through Science Standards; published by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Published June 2005, revised March 2013
The citation for the Scope & Sequence should be:
Ocean Literacy Scope and Sequence for Grades K-12, published in the National Marine Educators Association Special Report #3 on The Ocean Literacy Campaign Featuring the Ocean Literacy Scope & Sequence for Grades K-12, March 2010 and on http://www.oceanliteracy.net
This is the citation for the first edition of the brochure:
Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles of Ocean Sciences K-12. 2005. Pamphlet resulting from
the 2-week On-Line Workshop on Ocean Literacy through Science Standards; published by
National Geographic Society, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Centers for
Ocean Sciences Education Excellence, National Marine Educators Association, College of
Exploration; June 2005.
And a link to the website http://www.oceanliteracy.net and also to the pamphlet http://www.coexploration.org/oceanliteracy/documents/OceanLitChart.pdf could be included to help others spread the word and help promote an ocean literate world.
Here are two other relevant citations which can also be used
Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence, National Geographic Society, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and College of Exploration (2005). Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles of Ocean Sciences Grades K–12, a jointly published brochure, URL: www.coexploration.org/oceanliteracy/documents/OceanLitConcepts_10.11.05.pdf.
The 2005 workshop report we wrote can also be used to cite the content of the Essential Principles and Fundemental Concepts and standards matrix and it is:
Cava, Francesca, S. Schoedinger, C. Strang, and P. Tuddenham. (2005).Science Content and Standards for Ocean Literacy: A Report on Ocean Literacy,http://www.coexploration.org/oceanliteracy/documents/OLit2004-05_Final_Report.pdf.