VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.xmlVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduStudy urges global-change researchers to embrace variabilityhttp://www.vims.edu.phpA new review article presents evidence that argues for a more nuanced approach to the design of global-change experiments—one that acknowledges and purposefully incorporates the variability inherent in nature.Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0500VIMS study identifies tipping point for oyster restorationhttp://www.vims.edu.phpShows that reefs built to reach a foot or more above the bottom develop into healthy, self-sustaining ecosystems, while those rebuilt at lower heights are quickly buried by sediment.Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0500Juvenile striped bass maintain average abundance in Virginia waters in 2017http://www.vims.edu.phpResearchers with VIMS' long-term survey recorded 8.98 young-of-year striped bass per seine haul in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay during 2017, similar to the historic average of 7.77. The 2017 year class represents the group of fish hatched this spring that will grow to fishable sizes in three to four years.Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:45:00 -0500VIMS researchers observe one of Chesapeake Bay’s rarest creatureshttp://www.vims.edu.phpWhen seagrass researcher Cory Holbert glanced into the waters of the VIMS Boat Basin on the day after Halloween, you could excuse him for doing a double take. Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0400Study identifies bottlenecks in early seagrass growthhttp://www.vims.edu.phpInternational research team gains knowledge useful for improving seed-based restoration efforts.Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400VIMS alumna receives national recognition for science teachinghttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS alumna Tami Lunsford (M.S. '02) is named Delaware’s first winner of a Milken Educator Award for her success in teaching science at Newark Charter High School.Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:00:00 -0400VIMS study may add to resource managers’ toolboxhttp://www.vims.edu.phpProvides indicators of fish health at time and space scales appropriate to guide management efforts for Chesapeake Bay.Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400Partnership expands opportunities for oyster farming 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, 16 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400Study suggests oysters offer hot spot for reducing nutrient pollutionhttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS-led study is the first to identify and quantify potentially denitrifying bacteria in the oyster gut and shell, with important implications for efforts to reduce nutrient levels in coastal waters through oyster restoration. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400Annual Mermaid Cup supports VIMS researchhttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe Peninsula chapter of the Associated General Contractors of Virginia hosted the 3rd annual Mermaid Cup golf tournament on September 20th at Kiln Creek Golf and Country Club in Newport News, supporting the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation.Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400VIMS announces winners of 2017 Photo Contesthttp://www.vims.edu.phpThe Virginia Institute of Marine Science has announced the winners of its 18th annual photo contest, held to recognize the most notable images captured by VIMS faculty, students, and staff while conducting scientific studies in the field and laboratory. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400Study tells of pumpkin-colored zombieshttp://www.vims.edu.phpSalt marsh research shows that growing abundance of tiny shrimp infected by a microscopic parasite may portend future threats to humankind through disease.Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0400Hein receives W&M Alumni Fellowship awardhttp://www.vims.edu.phpAward recognizes assistant professor for his contributions to teaching and scholarship.Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400Private gift supports HAB research at VIMShttp://www.vims.edu.phpLocal philanthropists Harry and Judy Wason fund purchase of an Imaging FlowCytobot to help Dr. Juliette Smith's research team detect harmful algal blooms in Chesapeake Bay.Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:30:00 -0400VIMS News Feedhttp://www.vims.edu.phpVIMS News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400