MBARI Adjunct Victoria Orphan, 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Photo courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

MBARI Adjunct Victoria Orphan receives “genius grant”

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.
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Mission to the Great Lakes

MBARI’s Tethys long-range autonomous underwater vehicle recently travelled to one of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystems—the Great Lakes. This operation is a collaborative effort between MBARI and the Great Lakes Science Center, and is this vehicle’s first-ever freshwater deployment.