Annual survey of shellfish aquaculture shows Commonwealth's growers sold $56.6 million in clams and oysters in 2016.
Intrepid journalists wonderfully describe all the fun and learning that takes place during the Institute's annual open house.
Nine students take part in commencement ceremonies at William & Mary.
Work gains attention as the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea begins to use student-developed methods to assess fish stocks worldwide.
Each year the VIMS community gathers to recognize exemplary performance by faculty, staff, and students. Learn about this year's honorees.
VIMS report shows the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 8% between 2015 and 2016, continuing an upward trend initiated in 2012.
Professors Mary Fabrizio and Bongkeun Song will use stipends to engage students in field research and advisory service activities.
VIMS' 2017 winter dredge survey shows a 31% increase in adult female crabs and forecasts another year of improved harvests.
Donna Marie Bilkovic and Molly Mitchell are co-editors and authors of a new book that explores the benefits and challenges of using “living shorelines” to address coastal issues.
A. Marshall Acuff, Jr. has made a $5 million commitment to advance shellfish aquaculture research at VIMS and bolster the Oyster Disease Research Fund.
Dr. Donglai Gong returns from a circumnavigation that reveals a startling discovery following a mid-voyage ramming incident.
Virginia students use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to explore 1918 disappearance of USS Cyclops.
The policy board for the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership names VIMS researcher Kirk Havens as chair of its leadership team.
Three graduate students from William & Mary’s School of Marine Science at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are currently using their science to better inform ocean-related decision making in our nation’s capital.
Population gains follow enactment of fishing regulations in the early 1990s after decades of declining shark numbers.
Marine science juggernaut will move on to represent Virginia at the National Ocean Science Bowl in Oregon in April.
Loss of eelgrass habitat and benefits from Chesapeake Bay during the last 30 years has come at a staggering ecological and economic cost.
Scientists working on a rapid-assessment technique for determining saltmarsh vulnerability discovered that all of the marshes they field-tested are losing ground.
Research shows Virginia’s barrier islands are retreating up to 18 feet per year, with a resulting loss of at least 60 acres of saltmarsh annually.
An international team including VIMS professor B.K. Song discovers that production of a potent greenhouse gas can be bypassed as soil nitrogen breaks down into unreactive atmospheric N2.
VIMS professor Elizabeth Shadwick has deployed a high-tech mooring beneath the seasonally ice-covered waters around Antarctica to better understand ocean acidification in polar regions.
Dr. Jonathan Lefcheck, a recent graduate of the Ph.D. program at VIMS, was awarded the 2015 Thatcher Prize for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Study during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.