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MANG® long sleeve shirt
October 14, 2021
Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute today announced a new partnership with MANG® as a tribute to the institute’s key research areas.
Mesophotic Reefs, Coral Reefs, Florida Keys, Coral Reef Populations, Conservation, Coral Species, Genotyping, Genetic Structure, Genomic Diversity, Dry Tortugas
September 22, 2021
FAU Harbor Branch scientists compared coral genetic variation in the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys…
Sharks, Recreational Fishing, Depredation, Social Media, Forensics, Citizen-science, Fishermen, Biological Impacts, Economic Impacts, Conservation
September 16, 2021
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.
North Atlantic Right Whale, Endangered Species, Whales, Vocalization, Passive Acoustics Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Animal Behavior, Conservation, Communication
September 15, 2021
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.
Coral Reefs, Florida, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, Stony Corals, Tropical Western Atlantic, 3D Measure, Disease Intervention, Ecology, Ecosystems
August 12, 2021
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.
Hurricanes, Experts, Hurricane Preparedness, Evacuation, Aftermath, Tropical Storms, South Florida
August 12, 2021
With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
Kirstie Tandberg Francis
August 10, 2021
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...
Summer Intern 2021
August 05, 2021
FAU Harbor Branch 2021 summer interns (16) will be presenting the results of their 10 weeks of research on Thursday, August 5, in the Johnson Education Auditorium (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
Belize Barrier Reef, Hard Coral, Macroalgae, Nutrient Enrichment, Pollution, Sewage, Agriculture Run-off, Ecosystem, Marine Environment, Conservation, Biodiversity
August 03, 2021
A study is the first to offer evidence that nitrogen enrichment from land-based sources like sewage is driving macroalgal blooms and causing massive decline in hard coral cover in the Belize Barrier Reef.
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July 28, 2021
In the depths of the ocean, soft-corals sway in the current while sponges sit immobile and anchored to rocks. These animals may be the key to curing diseases such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and...