Topic: NOAA

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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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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With Hurricane Ike, researchers develop next-generation forecasts to safeguard coastal communities

Nov. 17, 2008

Science at the Center of the Storm: It was Sept. 7, 2008, six days before Hurricane Ike, the third most destructive hurricane in U.S. history, crashed into the Texas coast. Ike had already made landfall in Cuba as a Category 4 hurricane, and in the coming days would gather strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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