A URI partnership is using bot-derived data to predict harmful algal blooms. The approach could address this global problem in Narragansett Bay & beyond.Continue reading "A healthy bay in sight? URI partnership creates a predictive model for public health"
Providence Journal – GSO professor Candace Oviatt and marine scientist Jan Rines interviewed. Other media outlets that ran the story include: theday.com Albany Times Union Republic The Caledonian Record Bryan College Eagle Bristol Herald Courier Connecticut Post Western Mass News Greenwich Time WFXT-TV Fox 25 BostonContinue reading "Algae bloom in Narragansett Bay good news for R.I. shellfish industry"
Elizabeth Harvey has just returned from a seven-week fellowship to Korea to gain insight into how harmful algal blooms form, and the University of Rhode Island doctoral candidate is eager to apply what she learned to her studies of algal blooms in local waters.
The Yarmouth, Maine, native said that when some toxic algae species quickly multiply, they can have a detrimental effect on the marine environment and cripple the aquaculture industry.Continue reading "Ph.D. Student Studies Harmful Algal Blooms"
On land, geography often creates the boundaries that isolate one population of animals from another. One would expect that a group of animals living on one side of a continent would be genetically distinct from a group of the same species living on the other side.Continue reading "Graduate Student At-Sea Adventures Aboard RV Endeavor"