Post Tagged with: "Center for Coastal Oceans Research"

Light, color, vision and the Underwater World

Light, color, vision and the Underwater World

Written by: Catherine Guinovart Animals around the world, from squids to chameleons to octopus, have developed unique adaptations that allow […]

Collaboration aims to bridge seagrass conservation efforts

Collaboration aims to bridge seagrass conservation efforts

A year ago, Dr. Guanglong Qiu traveled almost 9,000 miles from southern China to work with Dr. James Fourqurean in the Seagrass Ecosystems […]

Ecotoxicology lab assistants

Ecotoxicology lab assistants

The Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology Lab is seeking undergraduate students interested in gaining experience in ecotoxicology and/or ecology working with […]

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

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

Written by: Catherine Guinovart Sponges are becoming the dominant habitat-forming organism on Caribbean reefs as corals continue to decline because […]

Aquanaut Hervé Stevenin – from Aquarius to Gateway

Aquanaut Hervé Stevenin – from Aquarius to Gateway

Written by: Catherine Guinovart Aquanauts who participate in NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) at Aquarius Reef Base are on the cutting edge of […]

Fishing for toxins

Fishing for toxins

Written by: Catherine Guinovart Last week Dr. John Berry, associate professor within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, did a talk at […]

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

By: Analisa Duran The Center for Coastal Oceans Research recently hosted a Family Science Night at the Academy at Ocean […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

By: Catherine Guinovart During NEEMO XX, a fourteen-day mission aboard Aquarius, the aquanaut team assisted researchers from FIU’s IMaGeS Lab in the collection […]

Coral reef restoration and conservation efforts

Coral reef restoration and conservation efforts

Pillar corals may be locally extinct in Florida in five years. Recent PhD graduate, Cindy Lewis discusses the importance of […]

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 […]