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Oil Plus Dispersants May Lead to More Red Tide Events

Oil Plus Dispersants May Lead to More Red Tide Events

Harmful algal blooms, or red tides, can occur naturally, but new research indicates that after an oil spill, the application of dispersant may increase the chance of red tides. A new paper recently released in Environmental Science and Technology provides experimental...
Teachers on the Estuary

Teachers on the Estuary

This week, 15 science and math teachers from elementary, middle and high schools throughout Texas immersed themselves in an intensive training course in estuary ecology and Hurricane Harvey impacts to the environment. The three-day experience brought them face to face with...
New Faculty Positions Available

New Faculty Positions Available

  "DISCOVERY STARTS HERE" The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute is experiencing exciting growth in its nationally and internationally recognized research programs and invites applications for two faculty positions in the Department of Marine Science.  We seek leading...
Harvey Research Symposium

Harvey Research Symposium

Bringing together scientists, students, coastal managers, and elected officials to share research with oral presentations on how the hurricane has affected the coastal environments and communities of the Gulf of Mexico. Harvey Research Symposium Thursday, August 23, 2018 8 a.m....
UTMSI Cafe becomes an Ocean Friendly Restaurant

UTMSI Cafe becomes an Ocean Friendly Restaurant

Eating out at local restaurants has become more common with everyone’s busy schedules, and local Port Aransas organizations are striving to make dining out a less “disposable” experience. In early June, the cafeteria at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute...