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Researchers Monitor “Red Tides” in Bay Waters

Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science continue to monitor the algal blooms that have been discoloring Chesapeake Bay waters during the last few weeks. These “red tides” occur in the lower Bay every summer, but have appeared...
27-Jul-2012 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

VIMS Professor Leads Mission to Underwater Research Station

Celebration of 50 years of human seafloor habitation could mark last use of “America's Inner Space Station.”
11-Jul-2012 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

VIMS Reports Record Number of Young Scallops in Mid-Atlantic

Recent surveys by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) reveal an unprecedented number of young scallops in two fishery management areas off the mid-Atlantic coast. The results bode well for the continued success of the...
24-May-2012 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Sound Science Guide Dispersant Use During Subsea Oil Spills?

On the second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, a pair of researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are using a 1-year, $350,000 contract from the U.S. Department of the Interior to test whether sound waves can be used to...
17-Apr-2012 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Scientist Helps Lead International Study of Ocean Value

Professor Robert Diaz of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is a co-editor of “Valuing the Ocean” a major new study by an international team of scientists and economists that attempts to measure the ocean’s monetary value and to tally...
21-Mar-2012 5:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Meet at VIMS to Refine Carbon Budget for U.S. East Coast

A large group of researchers gathered at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to integrate and refine field measurements and computer models of carbon cycling in the waters along the U.S. East Coast.
23-Jan-2012 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

W&M Professor Honored as Outstanding Scientist

Governor Bob McDonnell and the Science Museum of Virginia have named Chancellor Professor John Milliman of the College of William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science as one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists for 2012.
18-Jan-2012 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

AGU Honors VIMS Professor with Sverdrup Lecture

The American Geophysical Union recognizes VIMS professor Deborah Steinberg for her ocean research with one of its highest awards.
9-Jan-2012 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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