Topic: Arctic Ocean

Quiet Please: Mitigating Underwater Noise

July 16, 2012
Quiet Please: Mitigating Underwater Noise

UT researchers have created an underwater bubble curtain to muffle man-made noise.

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University of Texas Marine Scientists Awarded $5.6 Million for Study of Critical Arctic Environment

Oct. 4, 2011

A team of Arctic researchers led by the University of Texas Marine Science Institute's Ken Dunton will embark on a comprehensive study of the Hanna Shoal ecosystem in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast with a $5.6 million grant from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE).

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Beneath Two Meters of Arctic Ice, Texas Scientists Will Seek Better Understanding of Carbon Cycling and Climate

Sept. 21, 2010

University of Texas at Austin marine scientists aim to transform our understanding of coastal ecosystems in the Arctic by studying them throughout the year, including the winter and spring, times when very little research has been performed in the area.

They were recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue the research.

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