Gondan Shipyard has celebrated at its facilities in Figueras the keel laying ceremony of the new Oceanographic Research Vessel for the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) of Bergen, Norway.
image credit Hector and Han are bottlenose dolphins at the Roatán Institute for Marine Sciences. When head trainer Teri Turner Bolton gives the two dolphins a command, they do it in unison.But is one dolphin mimicking the other so quickly...Show More Summary
For a Cuban who wants to become a marine biologist, there is only one choice: The University of Havana’s Center for Marine Research (Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, CIM) is the only Cuban institution where marine biologists are accredited. Ocean Doctor’s collaboration with CIM began nearly 15 years ago and continues with bold new projects today. […]
Bremerhaven, 24 February 2015. In a recent study, scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), demonstrate for the first time that ocean acidification could have negative impacts on diatoms in the Southern Ocean. In laboratory tests they were able to observe that under changing light conditions, diatoms grow […]
The RV Cefas Endeavour has commenced an 18-day charter to the Government of the Netherlands organizations Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) and the Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies (IMARES),
Robots and other mechanical being are cropping up in the most unexpected places. Case in point: Pay a visit to the Institute for Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and you'll find yourself greeted in the lobby by a human mechanical surrogate. Show More Summary
Applications close on 23 February 2015! The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, headquartered at James Cook University, and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are global leaders in coral reef research and have common interests in research that promotes the future sustainability of coral reefs. As part of this […]
Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) launched an initiative on December 10, 2014 aiming to transform training for America’s inland mariners at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY.
The Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) and the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and the Center for the Study of Multiple-Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MUSELS) at the Universidad de Concepción...Show More Summary
So... much... biodiversity. I'm physically and mentally exhausted after five wonderful days snorkeling and marine biologizing at the Florida Institute of Oceanography's Keys Marine Lab. This was a required field trip for one of the FGCU classes I'm teaching this semester; Marine Ecology. Show More Summary
Research vessel Atlantis II underway with rugged, marine camera system from Moog Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group has supplied the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) with a new,
Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound unveiled today the independent directors and composers selected for Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab - Documentary. Set for September 15-23 at Skywalker Ranch in California's Marin County, it's the second of two music and sound design labs for 2014. Show More Summary
Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs. The five lineaments, at a depth of 1,200 metres, are the lowest-lying iceberg scours yet to be found on the Arctic sea floor. Show More Summary
Over the weekend I took the girl for the first time to the Marine Science Institute in Redwood City for “Shark Day.” Kind of tailor made for my shark loving kid. It was a nice little event, starring the beauty of the Bay, the Leopard Shark. We get to see and handle a fair number […]
I learned about the coral reef ecology course in Bermuda offered through the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University after developing an interest in marine science over the past year. My...Show More Summary
A North Atlantic right whale, a critically endangered species that will be impacted by this decision. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) For more than 30 years, the Atlantic coast has been off limits to offshore drilling. Show More Summary
The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University's Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation.
After 20 days offshore, Colton Hendrick and Blake Snapp are back on land, preparing for their next journey out on the water as new maritime interns with Higman Marine Services.
The Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), the Center for the Study of Multiple-Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MUSELS) at the University of Concepcion, Chile, in collaboration with the Ocean Acidification International...Show More Summary
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) announced it is to renew its partnership with the Institute for Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). The year-long