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New Forecast Tool Helps Ships Avoid Blue Whale Hotspots

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New forecast tool helps ships avoid blue whale hotspots

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Affected a Slice of Gulf of Mexico Bluefin Spawning Habitat

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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the Western Atlantic bluefin tuna’s spawning habitat, including the shelf and slope waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico, a new study confirms. The spill occurred in the warm spring months during the

‘The Blob’ Overshadows El Niño

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Research identifies earlier ocean warming as dominant effect off West Coast

To Breathe or Eat: Blue Whales Use Efficient Foraging To Maintain Massive Body Size

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As the largest animals to have ever lived on Earth, blue whales maintain their enormous body size through

Scientists Can’t Get There but Honey Badger Can

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Scientists Can’t Get There but Honey Badger Can

New Research Published on Human Impacts on Top Predators in the California Current

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New Research Published on Human Impacts on Top Predators in the California Current Environmental Research Division, October 2013In a newly published study, a research team led by Sara Maxwell at Stanford University and Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) scientists Elliott

New Research Published on Climate Change Impacts on Marine Predators

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Unlike human habitat, temperatures in the marine environment cannot be controlled by a thermostat. So what do marine animals do when the heat cranks up? NOAA Fisheries scientist Elliott Hazen led a research team with

Green Seas, Blue Seas Exhibit Opens at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

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On 1 October 2011, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History opens afive month exhibit featuring the art of Ray Troll and the science of the SouthwestFisheries Science Center and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service.  An interactive exhibit featuring originalart,

2008 NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Course Announced (December 13, 2007)

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2008 NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Course Announced  - March 24-26, 2008 - Cooperative Institute for Oceanographic Satellite Studies (CIOSS) Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Cara Wilson, Dave Foley (SWFSC/ERD) and Carlos Rivero (SEFSC) are organizing this 3-day course that will give an overview of the types of en

NOAA Preserve America Initiative (PAIG) program grant - The 100-Year Sardine Legacy.... (April 10, 2006)

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The SWC was awarded a grant from the NOAA Preserve America Initiative (PAIG) program.

Environmental Research Division News (April 3, 2006)

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ERD scientists have been collaborating with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) to develop value-added data maps that describe representative conditions of ocean surface waters off Central California.

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