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EXPLORING THE OCEAN WITH TECHNOLOGY
January 04, 2021
Every night, the planet’s largest migration happens as animals travel from the depths of the ocean to feed at the surface. As the sun rises, they return back to the water column’s middle region, called the mesopelagic...
LIFE ON THE EDGE
January 04, 2021
Greg O’Corry-Crowe, a biologist at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, is no stranger to life on the edge, much like the animals he has dedicated his life to studying — beluga whales. He’s endured remote...
PREDICTING HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS IN LAKE OKEECHOBEE
December 17, 2020
Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute scientists are at the forefront of unraveling the mystery of what causes harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Okeechobee. These toxic blooms wreak havoc...
FAU HARBOR BRANCH ANNOUNCES THE JOHN & BARBARA FERRERA 2021 WINTER OCEAN SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES SCHEDULE
December 16, 2020
Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce will kick off the 2021 Winter John & Barbara Ferrara Ocean Science Lecture Series on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at 4 p.m., with bi-weekly...
COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF GREEN TURTLE HEALTH IN LAKE WORTH LAGOON
December 14, 2020
FAU's Harbor Branch Annie Page-Karjian, Ph.D., and collaborators at FAU’s Department of Biological Sciences, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Inwater Research Group, and East Coast Biologists, Inc. were awarded a grant for...
Harmful Algal Blooms, Health, Grant, Florida Department of Health, COVID-19, Red Tide, Blue Green Algae, Florida, Cape Coral, Clewiston, Stuart, Study Population
December 10, 2020
A Florida Department of Health grant will help FAU researchers to evaluate health effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in Florida and possible increased susceptibility in those infected with COVID-19.
Research, Grants, First Quarter, Fiscal Year, Federal, State, Private Agencies, Research Funding, Research Performance, Division of Research, Research Awards
December 08, 2020
FAU saw a whopping 92 percent increase in research funding in the first three months of fiscal year 2020-2021 compared to the same timeframe in 2019-2020.
Bonefish, Bonefish Spawning, Acoustic Telemetery, Sonar Data, Drone, Abyss, The Bahamas, Abaco, 450 Feet Deep, Fish Behavior, Conservation
December 07, 2020
Using active acoustic telemetry and sonar data, FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to track a shallow water fish diving 450 feet deep to spawn and provide detailed documentation.
Smalltooth Sawfish, Endangered Species, Indian River Lagoon, St. Lucie River, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, FWC, Ecology, Conservation, Florida, Acoustic Tag
November 19, 2020
FAU Harbor Branch and FWC scientists successfully caught, tagged and released a juvenile smalltooth sawfish in the Indian River Lagoon - a major step for sawfish research and recovery efforts in Florida.
first place
November 12, 2020
FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.