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MBARI and the media... 2002
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Dec 19/26  Nature, "Ocean tests raise doubts over use of algae as carbon sink." by Rex Dalton.
Dec 17 Mid-County Post, "Wind to Whales: A new center for integrated marine technologies." by Corina Mullen.
Dec 9 CBS Evening News television, "Jellyfish, fragile beauty." by John Blackstone. 
Dec 9 Monterey County Herald, "Scientists probe squid deaths." by Helen Fields.
Dec 7 Science News, "Ocean View." by Carol Marzuola
Nov 26 Monterey County Herald, "Rare Beauty." by Emily Singer.
Nov 22 Opto and Laser Europe, "Deep-sea laser probes ocean floor." by Michael Hatcher.
Nov 21 Santa Cruz Sentinel, "UCSC gets cash for bay research center." by Brian Seals.
Nov 12 Monterey County Herald, "Sharing Monterey's biology wealth." by Emily Singer and Helen Fields.
Nov  Education in Chemistry, "Ocean burial of CO2–is it an option?." by Geoffrey W. Rayner-Canham.
Nov Discover, "The 50 most important women in science." by Kathy A. Svitil.
Oct 27 Nature (PBS), "Dive to the Abyss."
Oct 15 eSchool News online, "High-speed network could bring ocean floor to students' desktops." by Corey Murray.
Oct 13 Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Three from UC Santa Cruz on list of top women scientist." by Jondi Gumz.
Oct Popular Science, "We go remote-control deep-sea fishing with the Monterey Bay Aquarium." by Trevor Thieme.
Sep 23

News release: Undersea data network planned for Monterey Bay
Related coverage:
Monterey County Herald, 11/11/02. "Cable may be laid in bay." by Emily Singer.
Sea Technology, 10/02 "Undersea Data Network Planned for Monterey Bay." 
Science Daily Magazine, 9/26/02. "Undersea Data Network Planned for Monterey Bay." 
Computerworld, 9/25/02. "Undersea data network planned off Calif. coast." by Scarlet Pruitt.

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/24/02. "Local marine researchers join effort to install undersea cable network." by Brian Seals.

   Sep 29 

BBC One television, BBC Digital Satellite and Cable, BBC web site, "The Abyss—Live" special broadcast from MBARI.
Sep 27 Tech TV, Tech Live, "Broadcasting from beneath the deep blue sea" Reported by David Stevenson.
     Sep 1 Environmental Science & Technology, "In situ nutrient analyzer." by Britt E. Erickson.
 Fall '02 Terrain, "The Deep Next Door." by Carol Hunter.
Aug/Sep The Industrial Physicist, "Science goes exploring under the sea." by Jennifer Ouellette.
 Aug 23 Register-Pajaronian, "Nobody lives in this ‘yellow submarine.’" by Dala Bruemmer.
Aug 3-4 Next@CNN, "Bright Idea." by James Hattori.
 Aug 02 Scientific American, "The Ocean's Invisible Forest." by Paul G. Falkowski.
  Summer '02 Science Notes2002UCSC Science Writing Program, "Alone in the Deep." by Kendall Powell.
   Jul 27 Science News Online, "A stinging forecast: Model predicts chance of encountering jelly fish." by Sid Perkins.
   Jul 19 Science, "Researchers plunge into debate over new sub." by David Malakoff. 
   Jul 11 Good Times, "Four Scientists weigh in on climate change and the impacts it will have locally." by Bruce Willey.
  Jun 30 The Herald, "Marcia McNutt: The oceans are her oyster." by Susan Cantrell.
 Jun 25 Tech TV, Tech Live, "Surfacing Underwater Mysteries."  Reported by Jim Goldman.
 Jun 3 Astrobiology Magazine, "Tandem evolution." by Anne M. Rosenthal.
    Jun 1 The Herald, "Eco-friendly fuel powers fleet." by Amy Ettinger.
  May 29 Metro Santa Cruz, "They blinded me with science." by Christa Shannon Fraser.
  May 23 Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Marine experts fear new toxic algae bloom." by Brian Seals.
  May 20 Associated Press, "Toxic algae deadly for state's marine mammals." by Robert Jablon.
  May 11 New Scientist, "Canyon channels toxic soil far out to sea." by Jessica Scully.
    May 9 KTVU-Oakland, Special Report on harmful algal blooms. Reported by Robert Handa.
    May 8 News release: Expedition to explore remarkable deep-sea mountain
Related coverage:
Sacramento Bee,
7/30/02. "Underwater treasure." by Julie Ishida.
San Jose Mercury News
, 5/30/02, "Mysteries of an underwater mountain." by Glennda Chui.
The Herald
, 5/30/02, "All creatures strange and wonderful." by Amy Ettinger.
Discovery News
, 5/17/02, "Follow undersea mountain expedition." by Jennifer Viegas.
   Apr 22 Tech TV, Tech Live, "Sea shakes: New underwater seismometer measures quakes around the world." Reported by David Stevenson.
   Apr 18 KSBW-TV8, News piece about the broadband seismometer deployment in Monterey Bay. Reported by Miguel Almaguer.
   Apr 18 Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Federal ocean committee hears from local experts." by Brian Seals.
   Apr 18 Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Scientists plant undersea quake monitor." by Brian Seals.
   Apr 13 Science News Online cover story, "Invaders en route." by Ben Harder.
  Apr 13 San Francisco Chronicle, "Undersea seismometer installed in Monterey Bay." by David Perlman.
Spring California Wild, "The nitrogen solution." by Kathleen Wong.
Mar 11 Wall Street Journal, 3/11/02, "Web's uses go beyond shopping, to science, one aquarium shows." by Kara Swisher.
Feb 14 Associated Press, 2/14/02, "Scientists wary of trapping carbon dioxide under the sea." by David Briscoe.
Feb 7 News release: Genomic tools reveal new microbial phototrophs in the ocean, reported in the journal Nature
Related news releases and media coverage
Genome News Network
, 3/1/02, "Genomic tools reveal unexpected diversity of ocean life." by Birgit Reinert.
Nature
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News feature, 2/7/02, "All at sea." by Jon Copley.
Nature
, News and Views, 2/7/02, "Hidden in a sea of microbes." by David M. Karl.
United Press International
, 2/6/02, "Marine microbes point to ocean diversity." by Lidia Wasowicz. 
Jan 21 Associated Press, "Ice age island found by Santa Barbara coast." by Andrew Bridges.
Jan 7 News release: Study shows deoxygenating ballast water can prevent invasive species and ship corrosion
Related coverage:
Science News Online
cover story, 4/13/02, "Invaders en route." by Ben Harder.
California Wild
, Spring 2002, "The nitrogen solution." by Kathleen Wong.
Focus
Magazine (UK), April 2002, "Battling marine stowaways: New techniques set to wipe out alien invaders in cargo ships."
Sea Technology
, March 2002, "Study shows deoxygenating can prevent ship corrosion." 
The Scientist
, 2/4/02, "Deoxygenating ballast water: A win-win solution." by A.J.S. Rayl.
Business Week
, 2/4/02, "How to kick creepy-crawlies out of the ballast." by Ellen Licking.
Environmental Science and Technology
, 1/23/02, "Anticorrosion technique limits invasive aquatic species." by Britt Erickson.
Science Now
, 1/18/02, "Battling marine stowaways." by Katie Greene.
Nature
, 1/10/02, "Ballast purge scuppers invasions." by John Whitfield.
National Geographic Today
, 1/9/02, "Invasive species stowaways may lose rides on ships." by Bijal Trivedi.
San Jose Mercury News
, 1/8/02, "Nitrogen gas could kill exotic species, protect ports." by Paul Rogers.
Associated Press, 1/8/02, "Nitrogen pumped into ballast tanks kills exotic stowaways."
Scientific American, 1/8/02, "Adding nitrogen to ballast water can prevent corrosion and alien invasions." by Sarah Graham.
Environmental News Network, 1/7/02, "Study shows deoxygenating ballast water can prevent invasive species and ship corrosion." 
Environment News Service
, 1/7/02, "Taking air out of ballast water could stem invasions."
   

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