New research findings highlight a unique visual adaptation in a deep-sea squid, the cockeyed squid, which has eyes that are grossly different in size and structure.
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Sept 22, 2016 – MBARI Adjunct Victoria Orphan has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, in recognition of her work on microbial communities in extreme environments and their impact on the cycling of nutrients and energy through the oceans.
May 19, 2016 – This unusual hydrothermal vent is one of many discoveries from a Gulf of California expedition highlighted in the 2015 Annual Report. The publication also features several science and engineering projects conducted close to home in Monterey Bay and includes a preview of some of the institute’s emerging technologies.
May 2, 2016 – The smallest member of the MBARI seagoing fleet, the R/V Paragon, often runs multiple missions in a day.
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Mar 17, 2016 – MBARI Scientist Ken Johnson and his Chemical Sensors Group are part of a large collaborative effort to place sensors in the Southern Ocean to monitor changing conditions. The video explains the technology used in this project.
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Feb 4, 2016 – For the next month and a half, MBARI will be hosting Gurdeep Rastogi, a molecular microbiologist from India. Rastogi is working with MBARI microbial ecologist Alexandra Z. Worden and her team to study populations of ultra-small algae (picophytoplankton).
Jan 26, 2016 – MBARI research vessel Western Flyer will spend the first few months of 2016 in dry dock while two of its engines are rebuilt as part of their scheduled service.
Jan 4, 2016 – The new, smaller version of the Environmental Sample Processor made its debut flight in the payload of a long-range-autonomous underwater vehicle.
Research programs at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) encompass the entire ocean, from the surface waters to the deep seafloor, and from the coastal zone to the open sea. The need to understand the ocean in all its complexity and variability drives MBARI's research and development efforts.