Sharks, Recreational Fishing, Depredation, Social Media, Forensics, Citizen-science, Fishermen, Biological Impacts, Economic Impacts, Conservation

FAU Receives NOAA Grant to Assess Shark Interactions with Fishing

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch will assess shark interactions with recreational fishing using a citizen-science approach, forensics and social media to gauge prevalence and species of fish involved. more

North Atlantic Right Whale, Endangered Species, Whales, Vocalization, Passive Acoustics Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Animal Behavior, Conservation, Communication

'Whoop' - New Autonomous Method Precisely Detects Whale Vocalizations

FAU researchers have developed autonomous passive acoustic technology that offers significant advances on conventional methods used to monitor and protect endangered whales in the increasingly noisy ocean. more

Coral Reefs, Florida, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, Stony Corals, Tropical Western Atlantic, 3D Measure, Disease Intervention, Ecology, Ecosystems

Low-cost 3D Method Rapidly Measures Disease Impacts on Coral Reefs

An FAU Harbor Branch technique is helping to gain insight into the poorly understood stony coral tissue loss disease, responsible for widespread coral death throughout the Tropical Western Atlantic. more

Hurricanes, Experts, Hurricane Preparedness, Evacuation, Aftermath, Tropical Storms, South Florida

FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season

With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath. more

Kirstie Tandberg Francis


The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced Kirstie Tandberg Francis, a doctoral candidate in integrative biology at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor... more

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