VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduJuvenile 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 -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.Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 -0400New study puts marine migrations in geopolitical contexthttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS professor Kevin Weng part of tracking study that provides critical information for international management of high-seas species.Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:35:00 -0400StormSense wins 2018 Government Innovation Awardhttp://www.vims.edu.phpCollaboration among VIMS, local cities, the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency, and other partners uses networked water-level sensors to help localities prepare for flooding from storm surge, rain, and tides.Fri, 31 Aug 2018 13:30:00 -0400Interactive model helps stakeholders plan for Bay health goalshttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS researchers lead development of online tool that quantifies oysters’ contribution to “pollution diets” designed to restore water quality in Chesapeake Bay.Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:15:00 -0400Tagging study reveals final link in cownose ray migration loophttp://www.vims.edu.phpFindings suggest that mature rays likely return to the same nursery grounds in Chesapeake Bay each summer, strengthening case for precautionary management strategiesTue, 28 Aug 2018 13:20:00 -0400All passengers safe as vessel carrying VIMS duo grounds in Canadian Arctichttp://www.vims.edu.phpAssistant professor Donglai Gong and graduate student Lydia Bienlien—aboard the vessel Akademik Ioffe as part of the NSF-funded Northwest Passage Project— were transferred with all other passengers to a sister ship following the grounding incident.Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400VIMS scientist helps lead NASA-funded ocean expeditionhttp://www.vims.edu.phpProfessor Deborah Steinberg is a chief scientist for a major NASA-funded research expedition that is using data from ships and satellites to better understand and predict the fate of carbon dioxide in the ocean.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0400VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400