October 5, 2018 – A new paper shows that currents in submarine canyons often involve large-scale movement of the seafloor. This discovery could help ocean engineers avoid damage to pipelines, communications cables, and other seafloor structures.
August 27, 2018 – Researchers from MBARI and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration are testing a new underwater robot that will swim around Lake Erie monitoring algae and toxins in the water.
July 25, 2018 – MBARI welcomed visitors to its annual Open House on July 21st. Visitors got the opportunity to speak to staff about their work and learn about the research and development conducted at MBARI.
July 16, 2018 – A team of MBARI scientists is monitoring abalones under carefully controlled environmental conditions for two months to learn more about how these animals will fare in future ocean conditions.
June 8, 2018 – Bringing to light an urgent message of ocean conservation to the public, leaders of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium wrote a column that was published in the New York Times today.
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.