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Tag Archives: Oceanographic

‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…


President Hanbury Teaches Ambassadors Board Members Underwater Lesson on Importance of Florida’s Coral Reefs


Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…


NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Microbe Week Takes Over at the Oceanographic Center, Begins April 11

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) is highlighting the symbiotic relationship between microbes and coral reefs this week through a series of distinguished speaker events and conference presentations. The week’s events kick off on Thursday, April 11 with “Dive In” lecture series guest speaker Kim Ritchie, a microbiologist with the…


5K ‘Motion for the Ocean’ Run/Walk to Benefit At-risk Youth, April 14

The inaugural Motion for the Ocean 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, April 14 at the NSU Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) in Hollywood’s John U. Lloyd State Park. Motion for the Ocean is an event partially funded by the NSU Pan Student Government Association as a fundraiser and community-building event organized…


NSU Students, Alumni Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 40 NSU students and alumni volunteered at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for the annual Science Alive! event on Mar. 20. The school-wide gathering featured an evening of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations geared toward children and their families. During Science Alive!, Welleby’s classrooms are transformed into science…


Oceanographic Center Participates in ‘Real Men Read’ at Local Middle School

Six graduate students, staff, and faculty members from NSU’s Oceanographic Center recently participated in the “Real Men Read” event at New River Middle School in Fort Lauderdale. The event seeks to increase awareness about the importance of reading. New River Middle School faculty believes that their students often read at…


Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…


Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…


OC Research Scientist Reappointed to Federal Advisory Committee for Atlantic Tunas and Swordfish

Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center Research Scientist David Kerstetter, Ph.D. was reappointed on Feb. 11 for another 2-year term to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).  This body serves as the formal…


Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…


Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Fisheries Sustainability, Feb. 19

The semester’s second talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will look at plausible ways of managing marine fisheries to better serve both the environment and consumers. “Is ‘All or Nothing’ Really the Only Alternative for Marine-Fisheries Sustainability?” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series David…


Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence


Guy Harvey NSU Shark Invitational to Tee Off at PGA National Resort and Spa, Oct. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Synonymous with several championship saltwater fishing tournaments, celebrated marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey is lending his name to a tournament hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s defending national champion men’s and women’s golf teams. The two-day Guy Harvey NSU Shark…


Oceanographic Center Research Scientist Serves on International Expert Panel Discussing Marine Mammals

Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center Research Scientist David Kerstetter, Ph.D. served on an international expert panel at the 63rd Annual Tuna Conference held during May 21-24 at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center in California. The expert panel was part of a special session regarding incidental catch of marine mammals…