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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 […]

Light, color, vision and the Underwater World

Light, color, vision and the Underwater World

Animals around the world, from squids to chameleons to octopus, have developed unique adaptations that allow them to change colors […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CCOR Travel Award Winners – Spring 2019

CCOR Travel Award Winners – Spring 2019

We are pleased to announce the seven recipients of the Center for Coastal Oceans Research (CCOR) travel awards for the early 2019 […]

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 […]

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with U.S. Navy

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with U.S. Navy

The job of a U.S. Navy diver is anything but ordinary. Navy divers are on duty across every one of […]