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Journey to becoming a Diver Medical Technician

Journey to becoming a Diver Medical Technician

Experts from the Medina Aquarius Program worked with World Extreme Medicine to train a group of six physicians from around the world to become […]

Astronauts test navy diver AR displays at Aquarius

Astronauts test navy diver AR displays at Aquarius

Navy divers face many challenges when working underwater – from zero-visibility to low-gravity – all while trying to remember complex […]

NEEMO 23 crew test prototype of rescue device

NEEMO 23 crew test prototype of rescue device

As astronauts prepare for a return to the moon they train for the worst case scenario: a fellow astronaut needs […]

Aquarius program offers course with World Extreme Medicine

Aquarius program offers course with World Extreme Medicine

The Medina Aquarius Program has partnered with World Extreme Medicine to offer a unique course, Hyperbaric Medicine and Saturation Diving, designed to […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Caribbean sponge communities structured by top-down effects

Aquarius Resurfaced: Caribbean sponge communities structured by top-down effects

Sponges are becoming the dominant habitat-forming organism on Caribbean reefs as corals continue to decline because of environmental stressors like […]

Aquanaut Hervé Stevenin – from Aquarius to Gateway

Aquanaut Hervé Stevenin – from Aquarius to Gateway

Aquanauts who participate in NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) at Aquarius Reef Base are on the cutting edge of exploration technology. Hervé Stevenin, […]

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

The Center for Coastal Oceans Research recently hosted a Family Science Night at the Academy at Ocean Reef in Key […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

During NEEMO XX, a fourteen-day mission aboard Aquarius, the aquanaut team assisted researchers from FIU’s IMaGeS Lab in the collection of samples used […]

Dr. James Fourqurean: Saving seagrass to save the planet

Dr. James Fourqurean: Saving seagrass to save the planet

Dr. James Fourqurean, the Director of FIU’s Center for Coastal Oceans Research and member of the International Blue Carbon Initiative, a […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Ecology of fear in plant-eating coral reef fish

Aquarius Resurfaced: Ecology of fear in plant-eating coral reef fish

In November 2013, during FIU’s first Aquarius mission, researchers used fiberglass models of predatory fish to study how the risk of predation […]