VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduVIMS prof honored for contributions to national estuary networkhttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe National Estuarine Research Reserve System and its non-profit arm honor Dr. William Reay with their highest award during the annual NERRS-NERRA meeting in early November.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:30:00 -0500VIMS welcomes new research vesselhttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe 93-foot R/V Virginia will allow scientists to monitor and study Chesapeake Bay and its marine life more effectively, and expands VIMS’ research footprint into the open waters of the coastal Atlantic.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0500Governor calls on VIMS to help increase flooding resiliencyhttp://www.vims.edu.phpExecutive Order leverages VIMS long-term monitoring programs and expertise in flood forecasting to help make the Commonwealth more resilient to sea-level rise.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:00:00 -0500Inaugural Massey Medallion honors One Tribe One Day team winnershttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe Virginia Institute of Marine Science honored four staff members with the inaugural Massey Medallion at its Fall Seafood Feast on September 30.Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400VIMS issues annual dead-zone report card for the Chesapeake Bay http://www.vims.edu.phpAnnual model-based report on low-oxygen conditions in the Bay during 2018 indicates a total volume of “hypoxic” waters very similar to the previous year, but with a sharp drop in hypoxia during late July due to mixing by strong winds. The duration of hypoxia in 2018 was greater than in recent years.Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:00:00 -0400VIMS will once again help “Catch the King”http://www.vims.edu.phpEvent provides water-level data used to improve VIMS’ street-level inundation model and its predictions of coastal flooding in Hampton Roads.Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:30:00 -0400VIMS’ Eastern Shore Lab celebrates 5th annual Marine Life Day http://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS' Eastern Shore Laboratory welcomed a record-setting crowd for its 5th annual Marine Life Day event on September 22nd.Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Juvenile striped bass maintain average abundance in Virginia waters in 2018http://www.vims.edu.phpResearchers with VIMS' long-term survey recorded 10.72 young-of-year striped bass per seine haul in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay during 2018, similar to the historic average of 7.77. The 2018 year class represents the group of fish hatched this spring that will grow to fishable sizes in three to four years.Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400New study helps explain recent scarcity of bay nettleshttp://www.vims.edu.phpComparing environmental conditions in the Chesapeake Bay to the abundance & distribution of its jellyfish populations over two decades helps explain how our rainy spring led to fewer bay nettles this summer, and raises concerns that a predicted shift toward wetter springs may harm the Bay ecosystem.Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:30:00 -0400VIMS announces winners of 2018 Photo Contesthttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe Virginia Institute of Marine Science has announced the winners of its 19th-annual photo contest, recognizing the most noteworthy images captured by VIMS faculty, students, and staff while conducting research in the field and laboratory.Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Signups announced for oyster aquaculture partnership in Chesapeake Bayhttp://www.vims.edu.phpOyster growers in Virginia’s portion of Chesapeake Bay can apply for funding through USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program to help restore oyster beds on private shellfish grounds.Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:30:00 -0400Newest graduate school class begins studies at VIMShttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe Virginia Institute of Marine Science officially welcomed 14 new graduate students to its Gloucester Point campus.Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Coastal wetlands will survive rising seas, but only if we let themhttp://www.vims.edu.phpGlobal study addresses a major uncertainty in how saltmarshes and mangroves will respond to sea-level rise; stresses importance of preserving "accommodation space” for landward migration.Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0400VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400