A numerical study by FAU Harbor Branch is the first to identify mechanisms of instability responsible for the formation of sub-mesoscale eddies, which has important environmental implications.
FAU Harbor Branch scientists have discovered that a surge in nitrogen worldwide has dramatically changed the chemistry and composition of Sargassum, floating brown seaweed, turning it into a toxic "dead zone."
FAU researchers have conducted a comprehensive health assessment of gopher tortoises at two sites in southeastern Florida, which provides important baseline information on this vulnerable species.
FAU Harbor Branch scientists have found that amoxicillin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in humans, has a 95 percent success rate at healing individual disease lesions in stony corals.
FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators provide the first-ever glimpse into 3D movements of young great white sharks in the New York Bight using cutting-edge satellite technology.
Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators conducted the first multiyear study of large-scale movements of whitespotted eagle rays in U.S. waters using acoustic telemetry networks.
FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to quantify "shell-crushing" consumption noises in a large marine predator using the whitespotted eagle ray.
The world's leading expert on queen conch aquaculture who is a scientist at FAU's Harbor Branch has published a comprehensive, step-by-step manual to culture and restore the revered Caribbean queen conch.
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.
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.