David Johnson was standing in a salt marsh on the northern Massachusetts coast when he saw a fiddler crab, Uca pugnax, nearly 50 miles north of its supposed natural range.
David Vaughan plunges his right arm down to his elbow into one of nine elevated tanks where thousands of tiny colonies of coral are growing at an astonishing rate in shaded seclusion next to the Mote Tropical Research Laboratory.
This spring/summer (approximately March 20 – September 25, 2015), the MATE Center and the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet will sponsor one marine technical internship onboard the research vessel R/V Oceanus.
Growing less than a quarter inch per year, the elaborate coral reefs off the south coast of Puerto Rico originally took thousands of years to form. And over the course of two days in late April 2006, portions of them were ground into dust.
On a tropical island vacation, one of the last things you want to worry about is food poisoning. Yet for many, a trip to the tropics includes a painful education in a mysterious food-borne illness called Ciguatera Fish Poisoning, or CFP.
Join the global day for giving back, Giving Tuesday, and support a program close to your ocean science hearts, the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB).
The NSF is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Program Director in the Marine Geology and Geophysics Program in the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) in Arlington, VA.
Using ocean observations and a large suite of climate models, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that long-term salinity changes have a stronger influence on regional sea level changes than previously thought.
The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography will have openings in 2015 for one or more postdoctoral Green Scholars.
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