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Microbiologist Gets Creative Using Instagram

Hunter Hines is using Instagram at a global scale to engage audiences in scientific exchange. He has come up with the right formula for success and is encouraging other scientists to follow suit.


Groupers

Goliath Groupers May Be Key To Undersea National Security

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.


Autonomous Sailboat

Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend their time, and interact with their own species.


Autonomous Sailboat

FAU Harbor Branch Partners with 4Ocean, Navocean, and GCOOS to Monitor Algae in Lake Okeechobee with First Autonomous Sailboat

Scientists with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute partnered with 4Ocean, Navocean and the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observation System (GCOOS), to learn more about HABs in Lake Okeechobee through the deployment of the Navocean “Nav2” vehicle, the first autonomous sail-driven surface vehicle to be used for in-land algae monitoring.


Tracking Apex Predators

Tracking Apex Predators in the Gulf of Mexico

Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators used electronic tagging data from eight species, including billfishes, tunas and sharks to track when and for how long the highly mobile marine predators crossed international boundaries in the Gulf of Mexico. 




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