Topic: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Five Key Lessons (and Challenges) from the Great Texas Drought

Sept. 10, 2012
Five Key Lessons (and Challenges) from the Great Texas Drought

Scientists at UT-Austin are at the forefront of research to make the state better prepared for future water shortages. Five key lessons (and challenges) from the state's worst single-year drought in history.

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Marine Scientists Awarded Grant to Study Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Feb. 15, 2012

Marine scientist Deana Erdner is part of an international team of researchers awarded an anticipated five-year, $4 million grant to study the causes of ciguatera fish poisoning, the most common form of algal toxin-induced seafood poisoning in the world.

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Researchers on the hunt for Lake Huron shipwrecks

Aug. 20, 2010
The University of Texas at Austin team launches the ATLAS; it will be in the water for nearly 12 hours. Every 45 minutes or

A group of researchers at the Applied Research Laboratories (ARL) are cruising the Thunder Bay Maritime Sanctuary on Lake Huron, mapping the lake floor for undiscovered shipwrecks and a prehistoric archeological site. The sanctuary is considered one of the nation's most historically significant collections of shipwrecks.

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New Building Will Enhance Programming, Enable Expansion at Marine Science Institute

Aug. 7, 2009

Officials broke ground this past weekend for a new building at The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.

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