Friday, June 12, 2015
Hi-tech tracking tags are redefining how we discover, understand and manage ocean life
Friday, May 1, 2015
We can learn a lot from the past. Two of Dal’s researchers from the Faculty of Science, Dr. Heike Lotze and Dr. Derek Tittensor, have joined an international team who are using what we know from the past to help predict the future of today’s marine species.
The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) joins top world organizations for International Oceanographic Data Exchange
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), headquartered at Dalhousie University, is the first Canadian Associate Data Unit (ADU) part of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) under UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Saving and nurturing the population of an endangered ocean species requires a sound management plan that takes into account a variety of complex factors. Dalhousie researchers such as Aurelie Cosandey-Godin, a PhD student in Dalhousie’s Biology department, help to shape these plans with their valuable scientific perspective.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Innovacorp helps PhD candidates take the next leap forward with the development of tags to study both marine and land-based animals.
Understanding the ocean's "lungs." Dal prof calls for multi‑sector partnership in Northwest Atlantic
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Douglas Wallace believes Canadian industry, together with academic and government researchers from Canada, Europe and the USA all have a stake in understanding changes ongoing within the Northwest Atlantic Ocean - and that these parties must work together to facilitate research in this unique and vital ocean environment.
Recently in Dal News
Preserving the species
Dal postdoc Dara Orbach has earned international media coverage for her research into how dolphins and other cetaceans manage the physical side of sex.
Nova Scotia innovation put to work
The Irish research vessel Celtic Explorer, with Dal researchers and three locally-made ingenuities on-board, is heading out to sea in an expedition linked with the Ocean Frontier Institute.
Au revoir, Dr. Crago!
Members of the Dal community gathered this week to bid a fond farewell to departing Vice-President Research Martha Crago, who is leaving the university to return to her alma mater, McGill, as vice-principal of research and innovation.
An ocean of possibilities
Launch Dal hosted a startup event last weekend that brought students, scientists and community members together to develop new approaches to problems in the ocean sector.
Dal‑hosted MEOPAR Network receives $28.5 million from Government of Canada
The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network, hosted at Dal, will continue its work helping Canada understand, predict and respond to marine risks thanks to a funding renewal through the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program.
In the media
- Technology used in hunt of a different kind for North Atlantic right whales - July 20, 2015
CBC News Nova Scotia
- Bay of Fundy sensor platforms to provide vital data for tidal turbines - July 14, 2015
- N.S. network tracks Greenland sharks — Arctic Ocean's top predator - July 7, 2015
The Chronicle Herald
- Spare parts harder to find for Victoria-class submarines - July 6, 2015
The Chronicle Herald
- On-line weather and wave forecasting tool launched at Port Saint John - June 24, 2015