Four people standing side-by-side smiling. The third person from the left, a woman, is holding a wooden award plaque.
April 18, 2024
Amy Wright, Ph.D., research professor at FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, received the Paul J. Scheuer Award in Marine Natural Products, considered the foremost accolade in the field.
Sargassum, Seaweed, Researcher
April 10, 2024
FAU Harbor Branch researchers will assess if it is better to harvest Sargassum in water as opposed to on the beach to better plan for removing vast amounts of seaweed from beaches and preventing aggregations.
Scuba divers, Coral Reef Sponges, U.S. Virgin Islands
March 26, 2024
A study by FAU researchers and colleagues is the first to evaluate substrate recolonization by sponges in the U.S. Virgin Islands after two catastrophic storms using genetic analyses.
harmful algal blooms, HABs, Cape Coral, Study, Study Participants
March 18, 2024
FAU researchers are asking residents of Cape Coral and surrounding communities to consider participating in a study to help evaluate the potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms (HABs).
Stranded Whale, Beach
February 21, 2024
Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch and collaborators analyzed tissue and fecal samples from 90 stranded whales and dolphins in Florida and Georgia over 15 years from 2007 to 2021.
Harmful Algal Blooms, Water, Heart, Hands
February 08, 2024
FAU researchers are asking Stuart and nearby community residents to "follow their hearts" on Valentine's Day and participate in a study to help evaluate the possible impacts of harmful algal blooms exposure.
algae, harmful algal blooms, water, toxins
January 11, 2024
FAU Harbor Branch researchers collected and tested water samples from 20 sites within Florida's Indian River Lagoon and found unique patterns of cytotoxicity associated with toxins in the lagoon.
View of the inside of the auditorium in the Johnson Education Center at Harbor Branch. People are sitting in theater-style seating facing a stage. On the stage is a man standing behind a podium with the FAU logo. To his left is a skirted table with three men and a woman sitting at it. Behind them is a large projector screen showing a slideshow image that reads that contains words and images that are blurred by over exposure.
December 19, 2023
FAU Harbor Branch announced the lineup for the 2024 "John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series," which begins Wednesday, Jan. 10.
Harmful Algal Blooms, HABs, Blue Green Algae, Bicycle, Study, Cape Coral, Study Participants
December 07, 2023
FAU researchers are seeking additional participants in Cape Coral for a study evaluating the potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms.
Green Macroalga, Florida, Indian River Lagoon
December 05, 2023
A long-term FAU Harbor Branch study shows since 2011, parts of the Indian River Lagoon's benthic cover has changed from primarily seagrass until 2015, to primarily the green macroalga C. prolifera after 2018.