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Too Much of a Good Thing - Carbon from Permafrost in Mackenzie River Basin

Too Much of a Good Thing - Carbon from Permafrost in Mackenzie River Basin

Carbon is an essential building block for all living things on Earth, and carbon-containing compounds in the ocean and atmosphere control ocean acidity and global climate. Scientists from the University of Alberta, United State Geological Survey, Northwest Territories Geological Survey, and...
Graduate Student, Craig Connolly, is on a Roll

Graduate Student, Craig Connolly, is on a Roll

Craig Connolly travels to the Arctic to collect his research samples. Pictured here on beach runway in Kaktovik, Alaska. Courtesy photo.If you see Craig Connolly in the lab or around town he will probably be smiling. Craig is a graduate student...
Summer is almost here and so are our Saturday programs!

Summer is almost here and so are our Saturday programs!

Summer break is upon us and we have many summer programs to keep your children's brains churning!   2016 Summer Sea Stars Program ScheduleSea Stars programs allow families with children aged 3-5 to be inspired by nature through programs at the University...
Student Spotlight: Matt Dzaugis

Student Spotlight: Matt Dzaugis

Congratulations to our new graduate, Matt Dzaugis! Matt just finished his master of science that helps us understand how climate can affect fish populations.  Matt Dzaugis just received his master of science in Dr. Bryan Black's laboratory. Courtesy photo.Matt Dzaugis Faculty...
2nd Annual Brundrett Research Symposium

2nd Annual Brundrett Research Symposium

8th grader, Tripp Collins, explains how he and his group studied how wind speed and cloud cover were related. Photo credit: Julia Plotkin.Over the course of the academic year, 8th graders from the Brundrett Middle School have been completing environmental sampling...
Student Spotlight: Claire Griffin

Student Spotlight: Claire Griffin

Congratulations to our newest graduate, Dr. Claire Griffin! Dr. Griffin completed her dissertation defense on Wednesday. We were able to catch up with her to learn more about her research. Claire Griffin Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Jim McClelland Research Area: Biogeochemistry Claire...
Student Awardees of the Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting

Student Awardees of the Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting

Congratulations to the student awardees of the 12th Annual Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting: Oral presentation awardees Victoria Congdon, Nick Reyna, and Meredith Evans with oral presentation award sponsor, Ray Allen from the Coastal Bend Bay & Estuaries Program. (Poster awardees...
Extreme Swimmer takes Citizen Science to a New Level

Extreme Swimmer takes Citizen Science to a New Level

Tracy Villareal, Brett Baker and Ben Lecomte discuss sampling procedures for collecting phytoplankton and microbes during The Longest Swim.Extreme endurance athlete Ben Lecomte teams up with researchers at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute and others to promote ocean sustainability....
Read About Our Latest Activities

Read About Our Latest Activities

The fourth quarter edition of Marine Science News 2015 is out. Check out the newsletter for our latest activities (September through November). Happy Holidays! Download the PDF version.   
In Search of Spawning Aggregations in the Sea of Cortez

In Search of Spawning Aggregations in the Sea of Cortez

Story courtesy of Dr. Andrew Johnson, The Gulf of California Marine Program at SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography (SIO) University of California San DiegoAndrew Johnson, Alfredo Barroso, Brad Erisman, David Ivan Castro and Timothy Rowell pose for a photo following a long reef dive....
It’s been a NOAA November

It’s been a NOAA November

UTMSI Director, Dr. Robert Dickey.UTMSI Director, Dr. Robert Dickey, participated in several advisory panels for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this month. Dr. Dickey has been a member of the NOAA Restoration Science Program Advisory Working Group since its inception....