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Oct 27 2016 | Posted In: Publications
Environmental and social connectivity has a key role on the spread of schistosomiasis A coupled human-snail-larval system is applied in a connected environment Water contact patterns are estimated by coupling CDRs with hydrological information The implementation of a comprehensive approach is...
Oct 27 2016 | Posted In: Publications
Here, we give an overview of what has been learned so far by deploying tags on jellyfish, and why tagging is an appropriate method to study their behaviour and ecology. We then describe different tagging techniques, their advantages, disadvantages and challenges, and the steps to ensure future...
Oct 24 2016 | Posted In: In the News
Try to imagine what the world will look like if human-caused carbon-dioxide emissions aren’t curbed. If your imagination and scientific knowledge can’t take you there, virtual reality can. The Stanford Ocean Acidification Experience, a free science education tool (download here), can take you to...
Oct 24 2016 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
At a proximal level, the physiological impacts of global climate change on ectothermic organisms are manifest as changes in body temperatures. Especially for plants and animals exposed to direct solar radiation, body temperatures can be substantially different from air temperatures. We deployed...
Oct 24 2016 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
New research into the effects of ocean acidification suggests that, while marine organisms may be able to cope with the effects of climate change in the short term, the biological cost of doing so may be too high to guarantee long-term survival. University of Glasgow
Oct 24 2016 | Posted In: In the News
Antarctica’s surrounding waters are home to some of the healthiest marine ecosystems on Earth and support thriving populations of krill, seabirds, fish and whales. But efforts to establish a network of effective Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean are being hobbled by political...
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Diana LaScala-Gruenewald    Awards: Haderlie, Lederberg, Myers Many invertebrates have limited memory and sensory capabilities, and yet they perform sophisticated searching behaviors.  Limpets, for example, forage for microalgae in the rocky intertidal environment, and can exhibit behaviors as...
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Pauk Leary    Awards: Giese, Myers

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