Tag: "estuarine" at biology news
Is nutrient loading a smaller problem than we think?
...he depletion of top-level consumers in coastal and estuarine
ecosystems. Indirect effects of the removal of lar...le they cite takes on the classic model of loss of estuarine
seagrass. While common understanding holds that nutrient enrichment leads to epiphytic growth on sea...
NSF, NIH award Ecology of Infectious Diseases grants
...iseases in Papua New Guinea; disease resistance in estuarine
populations like oysters and the response to climate change; sudden oak death and links among pathogens, hosts and environments; the influence of environmental change on how parasites move through human, invertebrate and environmental pathways; and o...
A salinity study in the Mobile Delta region
...nkind's most pervasive alterations of our nation's estuarine
ecosystems. When such modifications are extensive...nts from these freshwater refuges end up in nearby estuarine
grassbeds, where they subsequently outgrow and competitively displace native submerged grasses. T...
MBL scientists to present results of long-term ecological research at NSF meeting
...Poster 98 - Spatially defining predator impacts on estuarine
food webs: assessing striped bass movements via acoustic tracking in Plum Island Sound - http://www.lternet.edu/asm/2006/posters/poster.php?poster_id=311 MBL Author(s): Linda Deegan (*), Senior Scientist Poster 151 - Meteorological forcing and the...
Research partnership to protect the Coorong
...s kind in Australia, especially for the ecology of estuarine
fish and waterbirds," said Dr. Sebastien Lamontagn...webs and explore how energy is transferred through estuarine
invertebrates to fish and birds. The study will produce a dynamic model of the extent and quality ...
UNH researcher restoring oyster reefs to Great Bay
...best reef restoration techniques for the Great Bay estuarine
system (www.oysters.unh.edu). Oyster reef restorat...e different restoration sites around the Great Bay estuarine
system, Grizzle and his team are experimenting with optimal conditions for reef restoration. One maj...
Massive marsh planting to begin in coastal Alabama and Mississippi
...which identify the importance and need to preserve estuarine
ecosystems. Work such as that done by Dr. Cebrian, and collaborators including Weeks Bay and Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, and the volunteers of Gulf ...
MBL scientists to present research at 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting
...ment and water from four sites in this New England estuarine
system were examined over a full year. The sites included the thermal plume region of a power plant, a secondary sewage outfall, a brackish environment and a coastal marine region considered impacted by normal bay conditions. Nucleic acids were extra...
Pitt professor's article considers nature as a service provider
... off the Massachusetts coast, that meant reducing estuarine
eutrophication and increasing the maintenance of wetlands while providing adequate water supplies for a growing human population. The researchers then compared the effects of two management alternatives on the delivery of specific ecosystem services....
Research: Snails were overlooked contributors to marsh destruction
...t dried up soils, raised their acidity and boosted estuarine
water and soil salinity levels -- all of which were blamed for stressing cordgrass and other marsh grasses beyond their limits. Silliman and four other authors of the Science paper don't dispute the drought's impacton what scientists call "bottom-up"...
Yale environment school professor receives research award
...dget worldwide. "The Cronin Award is granted to an estuarine
scientist who has shown great promise in work that is carried out within the six years after obtaining a doctorate," said Linda Schaffner, president of the Estuarine Research Federation. "We are pleased to recognize and honor the breadth and interdis...
Boston University biologist honored for leadership in estuarine education
...han 200 publications, many seminal to the field of estuarine
research. Valiela also has contributed to educati...ducator Award recognizes excellence in teaching in estuarine
and coastal science. The federation's mission is to advance human understanding and appreciation of...
Ferry-linked water monitoring system becomes new model for United States
...e frustrating aspects of understanding how complex estuarine
environments work." "Hardly anything ever functions the first time you try it, but in this case, it started spitting out data as soon as we turned it on," Paerl said. "It provided the first continuing, comprehensive view of water quality in Pamlico S...
Environmental technologies earn award for PNNL
...channel deepening, and aid restoration of critical estuarine
habitat. PNNL and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have successfully tested the system for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on fish released at Bonneville Dam and monitored at the mouth of the Columbia River. PNNL and NOAA will con...
New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award
...cuses on coastal processes on beaches and dunes in estuarine
and low wave energy environments. She is currently studying the relationship between beach processes and horseshoe crab reproduction in Delaware Bay. Her recent work has appeared in journals such as Annals of the Association of American Geographer...