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Earthguide

Earthguide is an educational resource for students and teachers developed by the California Space Institute at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of California San Diego. Features include in-depth stories, brief topics, and news -- all related to a variety of oceanic and atmospheric science subjects. The section of links and resources is quite valuable, with a large number of...

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/
CSIRO Marine Research

Offered by Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), CSIRO Marine Research Web site contains multiple levels of valuable information. The organization's mission is to "understand its oceans by conducting research in the sustainable use of Australia's marine resources, the ocean's role in climate, and the effective conservation of the marine ecosystem...

http://www.marine.csiro.au/
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Established in 1930, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is one of the world's most well-regarded research institutions, devoted to the mission of developing a fundamental understanding of the processes and characteristics that govern how the oceans work and how they interact with the earth as a whole. From the site's main page, visitors can develop a general understanding of the...

https://www.whoi.edu/home/
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

This Web site contains the homepage of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (formerly the Bermuda Biological Station for Research), established "to conduct research and science education of the highest quality from the special perspective of a mid-ocean island." The site offers detailed overviews of BIOS research initiatives, including a number of projects in the life sciences: marine...

http://www.bios.edu/
NOVA: Deep Sea Invasion

This is the companion Web site to "Deep Sea Invasion," a PBS NOVA documentary broadcast April 1, 2003. The program follows marine biologist Alexandre Meinesz and his scientific detective work to explain the rampant spread of the tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia through the Mediterranean and his struggle to instigate control efforts. The features of this Web site include a timeline chronicling the...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/algae/
Rapid Worldwide Depletion of Predatory Fish Communities

A biology professor at Dalhousie University offers this supplement to a recent article in the journal Nature, which showed that there may be only ten percent of all large fish left in the global ocean. A three-page press release summarizes the article, outlines its implications, and calls for international collaboration to restore marine ecosystems. Additionally, the Web site provides graphical...

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12748640/
Mote Marine Laboratory

This website presents the Mote Marine Laboratory (MML), "an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to excellence in marine science and education." The MML website links to information about the laboratory's various research centers including the Center for Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Research, Center for Shark Research, Center for Eco-Toxicology, and Center for Fisheries...

https://mote.org/
Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research

Established in 1998, the Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research (PIER) is a non-profit organization "dedicated to education and research of the marine environment." From their headquarters in Oceanside, California, their team of scientists continues to work on a variety of studies on thresher sharks, roosterfish, and the giant sea bass. Visitors can also click on the "Publications" section...

https://pier.org/
Sound Waves: Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

Open your eyes and your interest in coastal and marine research by exploring this most informative publication. Created by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), this monthly newsletter was started in 1999 to provide the public and other parties with access to timely research findings and updates from the various units of the USGS. The newsletter contains sections such as Fieldwork, Research,...

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/spcmsc/