Marine Sciences in the Galápagos

October 23, 2017

The highlights and experiences of Caitlin’s trip to the Galápagos as part of a Marine Sciences experiential learning summer course can be read in the blog post below: As we boarded the plane to the Galápagos, known by locals as the “mosquito” for its small … Continued

Why reefs matter

January 31, 2017

Title: Why reefs matter no matter where you live Author: Justin Baumann You’ve probably heard that coral reefs are in worldwide decline. If you read this blog that probably matters to you intrinsically, which is great. But what if you were … Continued

UNC Professor Andreas Teske leads Guaymas Basin expedition

December 12, 2016

The objective of the Guaymas Basin expedition is to collect samples – using the deep-sea submersible Alvin – to explore the genomic potential, physiological capabilities and biogeochemical roles of key uncultured microorganisms from Guaymas Basin sediments. The Guaymas Basin is … Continued

Marine Science student Adam Rok’s Gulf Research Cruise

November 9, 2016

Understanding the Gulf Environment: Adam Rok’s Research Expedition This fall I participated in a gulf research cruise as part of the ECOGIG Gulf Ecosystem Research Project. This Mooring and Lander cruise was conducted in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 130 – 150 miles … Continued

Dr. Arnosti’s Svalbard Research Cruise

November 8, 2016

Summer 2016 Svalbard Research Cruise by Carol Arnosti, UNC Marine Sciences Professor and Principle Investigator of the Arnosti Lab (Dr. Arnosti’s work focuses mainly within Chemical Oceanography including Microbial Biogeochemistry, Marine Organic Geochemistry; Reactivity of Organic Macromolecules; Role of Bacteria in Degradation) … Continued