Laboratory for Coastal Research

Latest stories

2h
PhysOrg
Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate actionAn MIT study is enabling EPA researchers to quantify economic, health and envir
Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate action
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
An MIT study is enabling EPA researchers to quantify economic, health and environmental benefits that could result from climate action. Credit: Paul Cryan/U.S. Geological Survey Since the 1990s, scientists and policymakers have proposed limiting... Read more
19h
Campbell River Mirror
New downtown mural brings sea life to Pier StreetMany Campbell Riverites may not know that there is an aquatic health research l
New downtown mural brings sea life to Pier Street
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
Many Campbell Riverites may not know that there is an aquatic health research laboratory located in downtown Campbell River. The BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences (BC CAHS) would like to change that. Funding has recently been secured for the... Read more
1d
Salon.com
“There’s no way to stop the water, and no time to waste”: The science behind rising sea tidesthe homes and lives not of 2,200 passengers and crew but of a billion people ac
“There’s no way to stop the water, and no time to waste”: The science behind rising sea tides
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the homes and lives not of 2,200 passengers and crew but of a billion people across the world. As climate-watchers and coastal-dwellers keep a weather eye out for signals of irreversible changes in the environment, the world’s fastest-moving... Read more
1d
The Chronicle
Marine Lab to deploy drones for data collectionDavid Johnston, executive director of the Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned
Marine Lab to deploy drones for data collection
The Chronicle / Posted yesterday
David Johnston, executive director of the Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned Systems Facility, is looking forward to deploying drones stateside to collect extensive data. The Duke Marine Lab is taking to the skies to study marine ecology and... Read more
2d
FOX 8 New Orleans
CONCORDE Grant to Study Sub-surface Oil Exposure Pathwaysthe Deepwater Horizon incident, the coastline oiling that occurred raised quest
CONCORDE Grant to Study Sub-surface Oil Exposure Pathways
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
the Deepwater Horizon incident, the coastline oiling that occurred raised questions about oil movement and impact. For example, before a surface slick reached land, was there oil below the surface waters and how might that affect coastal... Read more
2d
Mashable
Alaska: Obama's poster child for global warmingof the many wildfires that burned at least 5.2 million acres in Alaska this yea
Alaska: Obama's poster child for global warming
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
of the many wildfires that burned at least 5.2 million acres in Alaska this year. Image: Matt Snyder/Alaska Division of Forestry via AP,/Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Global warming has never been an easy issue to publicize. Relatively... Read more
97 related stories
2d
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
CONCORDE Grant to Study Sub-surface Oil Exposure Pathwaysthe Deepwater Horizon incident, the coastline oiling that occurred raised quest
CONCORDE Grant to Study Sub-surface Oil Exposure Pathways
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
the Deepwater Horizon incident, the coastline oiling that occurred raised questions about oil movement and impact. For example, before a surface slick reached land, was there oil below the surface waters and how might that affect coastal... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Global Vision International Project on Curieuse Aiming to Support Local and Global Conservation Effortsminutes away by boat from the Seychelles second most populated island of Prasli
Global Vision International Project on Curieuse Aiming to Support Local and Global Conservation Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
minutes away by boat from the Seychelles second most populated island of Praslin. Used in the past as a quarantine station for people suffering from leprosy, today the island boasts a large population of Aldabra giant tortoises, relocated in the... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Archaeological Museum Houses Nine Thousand Artefactsthousand artefacts amongst lithic, ceramics, bones, macutas, are on display at
Archaeological Museum Houses Nine Thousand Artefacts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
thousand artefacts amongst lithic, ceramics, bones, macutas, are on display at the National Archaeological Museum of the coastal Benguela province, said the institution's director. Paulo Valongo was speaking to Angop on the role of museums in... Read more
2d
The Toledo Blade
North Toledo site prepares for farm on dredged soilRIVERSIDE PARK Project to affect lake’s water quality A North Toledo neighbor
North Toledo site prepares for farm on dredged soil
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
RIVERSIDE PARK Project to affect lake’s water quality A North Toledo neighborhood fighting to overcome its reputation for poverty and crime could be less than a year away from gaining national... Read more
2d
The Age
Sea levels will rise, NASA experts warn, and 'it's very likely to get worse'NASA: Sea level rise accelerating NASA is undertaking an "intensive research e
Sea levels will rise, NASA experts warn, and 'it's very likely to get worse'
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
NASA: Sea level rise accelerating NASA is undertaking an "intensive research effort" into the problem of rising seas brought on by global warming, the agency announced Wednesday. And it will include satellite mounted tools so accurate that "if they... Read more
2d
Los Angeles Daily News
Cal State Northridge biology students help chart the future of breast cancer treatmentsDr. Jonathan Kelber, professor at Cal State Northridge who published a groundbr
Cal State Northridge biology students help chart the future of breast cancer treatments
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. Jonathan Kelber, professor at Cal State Northridge who published a groundbreaking research paper on breast Cancer. David Crane — Staff photographer NORTHRIDGE >> It took nine Cal State Northridge students and their biology professor to crack the... Read more
3d
The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steamAnd five years after the Legislature directed it to do so, the board has yet to
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steam
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
And five years after the Legislature directed it to do so, the board has yet to complete an essential funding mechanism for offshore wind projects that would guarantee a buyer for the energy they produce. Meanwhile, a company called Deepwater... Read more
5d
Sun-Sentinel
Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels. For the last 23 y
Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels. For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and NASA scientists say the sea will continue to rise as warming temperatures cause ice... Read more
47 related stories
5d
Sydney Morning Herald
Sea levels will rise, NASA experts warn, and 'it's very likely to get worse'NASA: Sea level rise accelerating NASA is undertaking an "intensive research e
Sea levels will rise, NASA experts warn, and 'it's very likely to get worse'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
NASA: Sea level rise accelerating NASA is undertaking an "intensive research effort" into the problem of rising seas brought on by global warming, the agency announced Wednesday. And it will include satellite mounted tools so accurate that "if they... Read more
6d
PhysOrg
Saving Louisiana's coastmoment—"we could do whatever we want within our system but it isn't going to do
Saving Louisiana's coast
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
moment—"we could do whatever we want within our system but it isn't going to do a lot of good unless we address the coastal land loss." That realization led Mack, who has a master's degree (2004) and PhD (2009) in public health from Tulane,... Read more
6d
PhysOrg
Mercury-laden fog swirls over coastal California, scientists findthe Klamath River along the Pacific Coast. Credit: Wikimedia Commons What do th
Mercury-laden fog swirls over coastal California, scientists find
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
the Klamath River along the Pacific Coast. Credit: Wikimedia Commons What do the roof of a building in a West Coast redwood forest, a bluff in California chaparral, and a research vessel in Monterey Bay have in common? They're often draped in... Read more
6d
PhysOrg
DNA sequencing used to identify thousands of fish eggsFish egg samples as seen through a microscope. Credit: Ron Burton Using DNA seq
DNA sequencing used to identify thousands of fish eggs
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Fish egg samples as seen through a microscope. Credit: Ron Burton Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for continuing... Read more
7d
Brisbane Times
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfrontServices have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfront
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Services have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the damage. Dr William Glamore, a principal research fellow at the UNSW Water Research Laboratory, said it was possible that wash from the RiverCat ferries was causing... Read more
12 related stories
7d
WA Today
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfrontServices have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfront
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Services have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the damage. Dr William Glamore, a principal research fellow at the UNSW Water Research Laboratory, said it was possible that wash from the RiverCat ferries was causing... Read more
12 related stories
7d
The Age
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfrontServices have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfront
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Services have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the damage. Dr William Glamore, a principal research fellow at the UNSW Water Research Laboratory, said it was possible that wash from the RiverCat ferries was causing... Read more
12 related stories
7d
The Young Witness
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
The Border Mail
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Illawarra Mercury
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Illawarra Mercury
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Northern Daily Leader
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
The Young Witness
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Western Advocate
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Daily Liberal
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
The Border Mail
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta RiverRiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to D
RiverCat ferries blamed for 'sinkholes' and erosion along Parramatta River
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
RiverCat ferries are being blamed for causing 'sinkholes' from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading to repair bills of up to $300,000 each time. RiverCat ferries are causing "sinkholes" along the Parramatta River from Gladesville to Drummoyne, leading... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Sydney Morning Herald
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfrontServices have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the
How sinkholes are popping up along Sydney's riverfront
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Services have been given quotes ranging from $50,000 to $300,000 to repair the damage. Dr William Glamore, a principal research fellow at the UNSW Water Research Laboratory, said it was possible that wash from the RiverCat ferries was causing... Read more
12 related stories
7d
Suburban
Researchers seek to raise awareness of storm surgesLONG BRANCH — Despite accurate forecasting, several dozen people perished durin
Researchers seek to raise awareness of storm surges
Suburban / Posted 7 days ago
LONG BRANCH — Despite accurate forecasting, several dozen people perished during superstorm Sandy, and scientists are searching for the reasons why warnings about the magnitude of the storm were not heeded. “The storm affected multiple states from... Read more
7d
Atlanticville
Researchers seek to raise awareness of storm surgesLONG BRANCH — Despite accurate forecasting, several dozen people perished durin
Researchers seek to raise awareness of storm surges
Atlanticville / Posted 7 days ago
LONG BRANCH — Despite accurate forecasting, several dozen people perished during superstorm Sandy, and scientists are searching for the reasons why warnings about the magnitude of the storm were not heeded. “The storm affected multiple states from... Read more
11d
New Kerala
Indian Navy visits, ocean economy meet; India-Pacific Islands for closer ties (Roundup) Outlining several steps to forge closer cooperation with the Pacifi
Indian Navy visits, ocean economy meet; India-Pacific Islands for closer ties
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
(Roundup) Outlining several steps to forge closer cooperation with the Pacific Island nations, India on Friday proposed to create a network of marine biology research... Read more
31 related stories
11d
New Kerala
Reforms to UNSC vital for equitable world: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that reforms to UN Security C
Reforms to UNSC vital for equitable world
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that reforms to UN Security Council were vital for a more equitable world and the draft presented by the president of the UN General Assembly should be adopted... Read more
12d
PhysOrg
Introducing Gulfsnow, a new peach variety from ARSA new peach variety, Gulfsnow, was developed by the Agricultural Research Servi
Introducing Gulfsnow, a new peach variety from ARS
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
A new peach variety, Gulfsnow, was developed by the Agricultural Research Service in cooperation with the University of Georgia and the University of Florida. Credit: Thomas Beckman A new peach variety developed by an Agricultural Research Service... Read more
12d
AllAfrica.com
The Quest to Find Affordable and Sustainable Sanitation Solutions for Africadiseases and infections. But installing and operating sewage and wastewater tr
The Quest to Find Affordable and Sustainable Sanitation Solutions for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
diseases and infections. But installing and operating sewage and wastewater treatment plants is expensive, making them unaffordable. On top of that, conventional wastewater treatment is not an environmentally friendly process because so much energy... Read more
12d
Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :cooperatively to develop Gulfsnow, a new peach variety. The new variety should
ARS :
Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
cooperatively to develop Gulfsnow, a new peach variety. The new variety should give growers in the southeastern lower coastal plain an edge in commercial production, and it offers consumers a more reliable supply of early-summertime... Read more
13d
Newswise
Rare Shark Tagged Near Cuba "Phones Home" Near U.S. CoastCoast Tagging of longfin mako shark was featured in Discovery's Shark Week, wil
Rare Shark Tagged Near Cuba "Phones Home" Near U.S. Coast
Newswise / Posted 13 days ago
Coast Tagging of longfin mako shark was featured in Discovery's Shark Week, will air with updates in Shweekend Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — A rare longfin mako shark satellite-tagged near Cuba recently “phoned home” off the... Read more
2 related stories
13d
Daily Press
VIMS studies toxic algae blooms in the York RiverReece are with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Po
VIMS studies toxic algae blooms in the York River
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Reece are with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point, and have been studying the two algae for several years now, largely because they're the heaviest and most pronounced blooms in this region. Alexandrium is one of... Read more
14d
Washington Post
Richard Feely: Researching ocean acidification and prompting leaders to act22 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions, acidifying the water and threateni
Richard Feely: Researching ocean acidification and prompting leaders to act
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
22 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions, acidifying the water and threatening the marine ecosystem and the welfare of coastal communities and businesses tied to the health of the sea. Richard Feely, a senior scientist at the National Oceanic... Read more
16d
PhysOrg
As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will surviveagainst all odds. The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and p
As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
against all odds. The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and possibly offering viable farming alternatives for a future in which rising seas have inundated countless coastal farmlands. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) On a sun-scorched... Read more
9 related stories
16d
Park Record
As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will surviveall odds. The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and possibly
As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive
Park Record / Posted 16 days ago
all odds. The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and possibly offering viable farming alternatives for a future in which rising seas have inundated countless coastal farmlands. Sea rise, one of the consequences of climate... Read more
9 related stories
18d
Daily Press
VIMS marks 75 years studying the Chesapeake Baythe place was evolving fast. "It was just at the very beginning of what I call
VIMS marks 75 years studying the Chesapeake Bay
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
the place was evolving fast. "It was just at the very beginning of what I call the growth into a full-blown marine science laboratory, as opposed to a fisheries laboratory," recalled Lynch, now a VIMS professor emeritus. One of the first things he... Read more
19d
WECT 6 Wilmington
State officials urge farmers to test corn for aflatoxincorn a little earlier this year. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is enc
State officials urge farmers to test corn for aflatoxin
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
corn a little earlier this year. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging farmers to have their corn tested for aflatoxin to prevent contamination of feeds and food. Aflatoxin is a byproduct of the mold Aspergillus flavus, and can... Read more
20d
AllAfrica.com
Plastic Pellets Everywhere, and Diving Robot SensorsRome — FAO-backed research ship investigates the occurrence of trash in the sou
Plastic Pellets Everywhere, and Diving Robot Sensors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Rome — FAO-backed research ship investigates the occurrence of trash in the southern Indian Ocean The Dr Fridtjof Nansen is plying the waves of the southern Indian Ocean, trawling for trash. Every time the ship's scientific crew threw down special... Read more
20d
The Wilmington Star-News
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion storysmell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion story
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
smell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have long washed up on Caribbean coastlines, but researchers say the algae blooms have exploded in extent and frequency in recent years. The 2015 seaweed invasion appears to... Read more
44 related stories
20d
Brandon Sun
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion storyin the east, and Mexico’s Caribbean resorts to the west, officials are authoriz
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion story
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 days ago
in the east, and Mexico’s Caribbean resorts to the west, officials are authorizing emergency money to fund cleanup efforts and clear stinking mounds of seaweed that in some cases have piled up nearly 10 feet high on beaches, choked scenic... Read more
44 related stories
20d
Park Record
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion storysmell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion story
Park Record / Posted 20 days ago
smell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have long washed up on Caribbean coastlines, but researchers say the algae blooms have exploded in extent and frequency in recent years. The 2015 seaweed invasion appears to... Read more
44 related stories
20d
Boston Herald
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion storysmell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have
Correction: Caribbean-Seaweed Invasion story
Boston Herald / Posted 20 days ago
smell like rotten eggs. Clumps of the brownish seaweed known as sargassum have long washed up on Caribbean coastlines, but researchers say the algae blooms have exploded in extent and frequency in recent years. The 2015 seaweed invasion appears to... Read more
44 related stories
More

People in this news