Highlights

 
Dr. Ken Dunton guest editor of Deep-Sea Research Part II

Dr. Ken Dunton guest editor of Deep-Sea Research Part II

Dr. Ken Dunton was a guest editor for Volume 102 of Deep-Sea Research Part II entitled The Northern Chukchi Sea Benthic Ecosystem: Characterization, Biogeochemistry, and Trophic Linkages.  Ken also led the organization of papers, wrote the lead-off synthesis paper and co-authored...
Ken Dunton's Arctic photo featured cover of Arctic Journal

Ken Dunton's Arctic photo featured cover of Arctic Journal

One of Dr. Ken Dunton's underwater Arctic photo's is featured on the cover of Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 67, Number 1 from March 2014.  Congratulations Ken!
Marine Science Advisory Council Members visit Fennessey Ranch

Marine Science Advisory Council Members visit Fennessey Ranch

Members of the University of Texas Marine Science Advisory Council got a bird’s eye view from their Fennessey hayride on the importance of riverine woodlands habitat in our coastal watershed and why the hydrological connection to our bays are critical.
Former student, Qiyuan Liu, receives award for Outstanding Thesis!

Former student, Qiyuan Liu, receives award for Outstanding Thesis!

Congratulations to former graduate student, Qiyuan Liu for receiving the UT Outstanding Thesis Award! Thesis Solar Radiation-Enhanced Dissolution (Photodissolution) of Particulate Organic Matter in Texas Estuaries Supervisor Gerald Shank   Click Here for more information.
Texas Bays & Estuaries Awardees

Texas Bays & Estuaries Awardees

Congratulations to the student awardees of the Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting! Oral presentation: Philip Jose, Rachel Arney, Quentin Hall. Poster: Melissa McCutcheon, Kevin DeSantiago, John Mohan. Thank you CBBEP and CBBF for sponsoring! 
UTMSI's Road Scholar Program made the top 10 in the country with a perfect score!

UTMSI's Road Scholar Program made the top 10 in the country with a perfect score!

The "Spring Migration" Road Scholar Program held in March 2014 in Rockport, Texas made the top 10 program list with a perfect score. Congratulations to  Linda Fuiman, the Program Coordinator, and Nan Dietert for a successful program! Nan's knowledge and passion...
Dr. Jim McClelland's research highlighted in Water Resources Research

Dr. Jim McClelland's research highlighted in Water Resources Research

Importance of river inputs to Arctic coastal food webs  
What is a Copepod?

What is a Copepod?

Check out the video segment about Copepods featuring video shot by our own Drs. Ed Buskey and Brad Gemmell. Courtesy of The University of Texas at Austin, Drs. Ed Buskey and Brad Gemmell. Check out the video.  
GoMRI Science Teams among First Responders to Galveston Bay Oil Spill

GoMRI Science Teams among First Responders to Galveston Bay Oil Spill

On March 22, a cargo ship collided with a barge carrying approximately 4,000 barrels of bunker fuel oil in Galveston Bay, Texas. An estimated 168,000 gallons spilled into the Houston Ship Channel, prompting officials to shut it down for cleanup. More...
Today's Female Researchers Inspire Tomorrow's Women in Science

Today's Female Researchers Inspire Tomorrow's Women in Science

On Saturday, March 29, a group of 15 women scientists led a workshop for the Girl Scouts that was filled with opportunities to look under the microscope, dig down in the mud, and get fishy, all in the name of science....
Graduate Students, Shuting Liu and Matt Khosh receive Bruton Fellowship

Graduate Students, Shuting Liu and Matt Khosh receive Bruton Fellowship

Graduate Students Shuting Liu and Matt Khosh receive the UT Graduate School Bruton Fellowship, 2014.
Graduate Student, Erik Oberg, received the Best Student Presentation

Graduate Student, Erik Oberg, received the Best Student Presentation

Current graduate student, Erik Oberg received the Best Student Presentation at the Aquaculture America, U.S. Aquaculture Society Meeting, 2014.
Qiyuan Liu, finalist for Outstanding Masters Thesis Award

Qiyuan Liu, finalist for Outstanding Masters Thesis Award

Former graduate student, Qiyuan Liu was a Finalist for the Outstanding Masters Thesis Award, UT Austin Graduate School, 2014. 

Dr. Lee Fuiman is leading a study on the influence of diet on the fatty acid composition of the eggs of red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus.

Good Nutrition: Researchers at Texas Sea Grant study changes to aquaculture diet for greater sustainability.

Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting

UTMSI is pleased to announce the Texas Bay and Estuaries Meeting on April 23-24, 2014. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together scientists, students, coastal managers, elected officials, and the interested public to share research relevant to the...
Drs. Ed Buskey and Brad Gemmell's GOMRI DROPPS research

Drs. Ed Buskey and Brad Gemmell's GOMRI DROPPS research

featured in a special report on Kiii TV news by Sara Acosta. Click here to view news video.

UTMSI graduate student, Erik Oberg, wins Sea Grant Association Award

for best Student Presentation at Aquaculture America 2014, the annual meeting of the U.S. Aquaculture Society Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, which was held in Seattle, Washington, two weeks ago. Erik presented: “Optimal ration for juvenile pigfish grow-out,” which...
CCA Endowment

CCA Endowment

The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) has decided to give $100,000 to the University of Texas to establish a permanent endowment for graduate student support at UTMSI. More info from the South Jetty Newspaper.
ARK Nearing Capacity of Cold Stunned Green Turtles

ARK Nearing Capacity of Cold Stunned Green Turtles

PORT ARANSAS (Kiii News) - The temperatures from this unusually chilly weather have left more than 80 green sea turtles cold stunned this winter season.The Padre Island National Seashore was able to rescue most of the turtles and transport them...
Congratulations to Interdependency Sculptor, Kent Ullberg

Congratulations to Interdependency Sculptor, Kent Ullberg

Kent Ullberg, Sculptor of "Interdependency" has won the Margaret Hexter Prize at the 80th Annual Awards Exhibition. The piece, Interdependency, was selected for the honor from the forty-eight works on display in the Jennewein and Noble galleries at Brookgreen Gardens, South...