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Azores research team has major publication

Published: Oct 5th, 2019

The long-term collaboration of the ACCSTR with the University of the Azores, DOP, has resulted in a major publication on the first assessment of population trends of oceanic loggerhead turtles.… Read More

Robert Johnson survey manuscript in press Journal of Ecology

Published: Oct 5th, 2019

Title: Seagrass ecosystem metabolic carbon capture in response to green turtle grazing across Caribbean meadows. Authors: Johnson, Robert; Gulick, Alexandra; Constant, Nerine; Bolten, Alan; Smulders, Fee; Christianen, Marjolijn J. A.;… Read More

Alex Gulick and Nerine Constant conduct research in Sargasso Sea

Published: Oct 5th, 2019

Nerine Constant and Alexandra Gulick recently returned from a very successful expedition on a Greenpeace research vessel in the Sargasso Sea where they evaluated the thermal properties of Sargassum mats… Read More

Robert Johnson presents at ESA

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

ACCSTR graduate student Robert Johnson presented research from his dissertation at the Ecological Society of America conference in Portland, Oregon. His talk was titled “Green turtles and blue carbon: Effects… Read More

REU student Emma Hearne presents at ESA

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates student Emma Hearne presented her research, titled “Preliminary analysis of green turtle grazing on primary producer diversity in Caribbean seagrass meadows” at the Ecological Society… Read More

Patricia Zárate gives keynote address

Published: Jul 16th, 2017

Dr. Patricia Zárate, past ACCSTR PhD student and currently Head of the Highly Migratory Species – Ecosystem Approach Project in the Instituto de Fomento Pesquero [IFOP, Fisheries Develop Institute] of… Read More

Successful 43rd Field Season in Union Creek, Great Inagua, The Bahamas

Published: Jul 7th, 2017

Karen Bjorndal and Alan Bolten have returned from a very successful field season at their longterm study site on Great Inagua, The Bahamas. Working with Bahamas National Trust wardens Henry… Read More

Invasive seagrass found in Buck Island Reef National Monument

Published: Jun 16th, 2017

ACCSTR graduate student Alexandra Gulick and her team found the first occurrence of the invasive seagrass Halophila stipulacea in the waters around Buck Island Reef National Monument.  This invasive seagrass,… Read More

Robert Johnson receives best presentation award

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

ACCSTR Graduate student Robert Johnson was awarded the Best Student Oral Presentation at the Annual International Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology.  His talk was entitled, “Green turtles and blue carbon:… Read More

Robert Johnson presents at ASLO conference

Published: Mar 13th, 2017

Robert recently gave a talk at the international Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography conference in Hawaii. He presented one of his dissertation chapters from his recently conducted… Read More