Topic: Gulf of Mexico

Spike in Sea Turtle Rescues Linked to Warming Gulf Waters

Oct. 9, 2014

WHAT: Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Release

WHEN: 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11
(The morning that the ABC program "Sea Rescue" features Texas sea turtles rescued by the University of Texas Marine Science Institute)

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Hydrologists Find Mississippi River's Buffering System for Nitrates is Overwhelmed

May 12, 2014

A new method of measuring the interaction of surface water and groundwater along the length of the Mississippi River network adds fresh evidence that the network's natural ability to chemically filter out nitrates is being overwhelmed.

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Watch a live webcast of an ocean expedition

April 16, 2012
Watch a live webcast of an ocean expedition

See shipwrecks, deep sea life and gas seeps in the Gulf of Mexico during an expedition led by University of Texas at Austin scientist Jamie Austin.

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Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

July 21, 2011

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute officially opens its newest campus building, the Estuarine Research Center, this weekend in Port Aransas.

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Scientists Explore Connections Between Climate, Land Use and Dead Zones

April 22, 2011

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and colleagues will use a three-year, $1.5 million grant from NASA to develop computer models to study how changes in climate and land use affect watersheds and coastal ecosystems, seeking to improve understanding of the Texas coast, including dead zones that form in the Gulf of Mexico.

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