Atlantic silversides (Menidia menidia) prefer to deposit their eggs on native salt marsh habitat but not invasive salt marsh species, beaches, or shorelines hardened by bulkheads or rip-rap, according to ... Read More
Skin lesions on coastal dolphins are associated with water that's colder and has lower salinity, say researchers at the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.They analyzed photographs collectedduring routine monitoring ... Read More
The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science's (NCCOS) Kasitsna Bay Laboratory helped organize and participated in the 2012 Kachemak Bay Marine Science Conference, held on March 8-10, 2012 in Homer, ... Read More
Management agencies are struggling to balance the pressures of coastal development with theconservation and protection of the coastal environment. Representatives of several managementgroups convened on February 29 to review progress ... Read More
While climate change is often associated with global warming and rising seawater temperatures, there are other climate-related anomalies that can adversely affect marine life. From February 27 to May 26, ... Read More
Being able to numerically determine how much food is produced by different habitats in relationto each other helps habitat restoration and conservation managers put a price on the value ofecological ... Read More
Climate change imperils human health, posing real and potential threats and costs. To gaina broader understanding of the health effects of climate change in the Southeastern UnitedStates and also to ... Read More
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