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Alana Milner  –  News
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Dalhousie research groups are identifying youth's ocean literacy and creating ways to bring the ocean into the classroom
Nikki Beauchamp  –  News
Friday, June 12, 2015
Hi-tech tracking tags are redefining how we discover, understand and manage ocean life
Alana Milner  –  News
Sunday, June 7, 2015
From basic science research to new technologies, our internationally recognized researchers are creating global solutions to the complex challenges facing our life-sustaining oceans.
Alana Milner  –  News
Friday, May 15, 2015
Grad students from the Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) research school are headed to Cape Verde, West Africa for summer school
Alana Milner  –  News
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.
Ocean Research  –  Oceans
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.
Matt Semansky  –  Oceans
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.
Matt Semansky  –  Oceans
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.
Matt Semansky  –  Oceans
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.
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