This is a whale shark in Mafia Island, Tanzania. Credit: Copyright Clare Prebble, Marine Megafauna Foundation and University of Southampton
Scientists found unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken. ©jerik, Adobe Stock 2018
Orbicella faveolata, commonly known as mountainous star coral with young Sargeant Major fish, Abudefduf saxatilis. Evan's reef Broad Key, Florida. Credit: Evan K. D'Alessandro, Ph.D. UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Pictured L-R: Abdulaziz Alawy (MSc, IMS), Dr Matthew Palmer (NOC), Mercy Mushi (MSc, IMS), Daudi Mukaka (IMS), Ali Rashid Hamad (Pemba Fisheries), Dr Gaby Mayorga Adame (NOC), Ali Mwinyi (IMS technician), Sofia Alexiou (NOC).
New research led by LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor Robert Twilley offers a more precise estimate of how much blue carbon is stored by mangroves around the world. Photo Credit: LSU
NEXUSS students programming a Lego Mindstorm
Marine wilderness in exclusive economic zones (light blue), in areas outside national jurisdiction (dark blue), and marine protected areas (green). Jones et al. Current Biology 2018.
Cefas’ Wave Glider Lyra sailing away on the start of the 41-day mission after being deployed from RV Cefas Endeavour.
3D image of Mevagissey Harbour which was generated using data collected by this new vessel
Echosounders can help quantify biomass in the ocean, such as the Antarctic krill seen here. (Photo © Uwe Kils/Wikimedia Commons.)
An albatross glider, designed by MIT engineers, skims the Charles River. Photo: Gabriel Bousquet
Original Image of Pillar coral near Port Everglades, Florida.
Student volunteers participate in a CRCL fall tree planting. Since 2000, CRCL's Habitat Restoration Program has planted more than four million native plants throughout the Louisiana coast. Credit: CRCL
July 2018 Global Wind Speed Map from MERRByS the dominance of settled conditions around the UK is reflected in low wind speed values for July (blue colours), whereas parts of the Southern and Pacific Oceans showed much higher values.
Monthly maps of wind speed over the oceans can be obtained from MERRByS L2 Windspeed Monthly Maps.
The unique tool was brought back to life after a 20-year hiatus to support the program’s Benthic Disturber’s fifth deep ocean mining benthic impact experiment