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Sharing Storm Science, More than Hot Air

Sharing Storm Science, More than Hot Air

One-year later scientists converged to discuss Hurricane Harvey impacts. Hurricane Harvey was a unique storm that impacted all of Texas, including the plants and animals in our bays and estuaries. Researchers from across the state and beyond came together today, August...
Fresh off the Press

Fresh off the Press

Greetings! Marine Science News is the newsletter of The University of Texas Marine Science Institute. Click the image to view the 3rd Quarter edition of 2018.
A Wild Wish is Granted

A Wild Wish is Granted

Several children were able to fulfill a life-long wish today when they released a sea turtle into the ocean. Reannah Hollaway from Woodlands, Texas and Lauren Scott from Spring, Texas visited the Amos Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at The University of Texas...
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...