Topic: Coral reefs

Fluorescent Color of Coral Larvae Predicts Whether They'll Settle Or Swim

Jan. 26, 2011

Young staghorn coral that fluoresce redder are less likely to settle and develop into coral polyps than their greener peers, University of Texas at Austin biologists have discovered.

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Terry Quinn Becomes Director of Institute for Geophysics

Aug. 26, 2009

Terry Quinn, associate director of the Institute for Geophysics at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named director of the institute. Quinn was interim director during the national search for a director this past year.

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Global Warming Experts Recommend Drastic Measures to Save Species

July 17, 2008

An international team of conservation scientists from Australia, the United Kingdom and United States, including University of Texas at Austin Professor Camille Parmesan, calls for new conservation tactics, such as assisted migration, in the face of the growing threat of climate change.

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