Text and photos by Dr Kristina Beck 07/04/2023 After several months of preparations, we were finally able to start our long-term cold-water coral experiment a month ago! Over the next year, we will investigate how cold-water corals cope with future environmental changes. In this experiment, we will study the combined effect of ocean acidification, warming, … Continue reading Investigating the future of cold-water corals
When marine animals, plants and algae pass through seawater, they leave a trail of environmental DNA (eDNA) such as fluid, scales, skin and other bits and pieces that slowly break down. Our project includes eDNA analysis of seawater samples from different locations and depths to generate a snapshot of life in the ocean. Rob Ogden … Continue reading Marine Forensics
Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture – back to in-person science outreach!
On 4-5 April 2022 the School of GeoSciences hosted the Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture "Sea change in the climate system: the challenge to understand and predict global ocean circulation" by Prof Penny Holliday from the National Oceanography Centre that was originally scheduled for March 2020. The full programme of the visit included lunch in the … Continue reading Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture – back to in-person science outreach!
Special sessions of the Marine Research and Education Conference on 30th October
Written by Gebruk Anna First time I got to volunteer at the Marine Research and Education (MARESEDU) conference back in 2015 when I was a biology student at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Since, I always felt closely related to this conference and wanted to better promote it amongst the international marine research community. However, … Continue reading Special sessions of the Marine Research and Education Conference on 30th October
The long journey of one paper – what do walruses feed on?
By Anna Gebruk R/V Kartesh cruise to the Pechora Sea, July 2017, photo by Georgy Shamilishvilli In the academic world, scientific publications remain one of the most valuable and recognised outcomes of scientific work, and are often used to access success of an individual researcher and research groups. For this reason it is not surprising … Continue reading The long journey of one paper – what do walruses feed on?