"PECASE" is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government on scientists and engineers beginning their independent research careers.
World’s leading coastal research society honors Dr. Iris Anderson for her sustained accomplishments and important contributions to human understanding of estuaries and coastal ecosystems.
A tagged cobia is recaptured after nearly 10 years at large in the Bay and coastal ocean.
Dr. David Forrest adds to NOAA's multi-model forecast, which predicts a very large, rain-fueled low-oxygen zone in the Mississippi Delta.
Support for projects pitched by researchers Derek Loftis and Lisa Kellogg will advance flood-detection technology, fishing app.
New paper in Nature Climate Change highlights growing recognition that existing knowledge is insufficient to best inform public and private decisions regarding the encroachment of wetlands into farm land and forests.
Six students take part in commencement ceremonies at William & Mary.
Professor Rob Hale will use stipend to engage students in field research and advisory service activities.
Results from the latest Winter Dredge Survey—conducted annually by VIMS and the Maryland DNR—show the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab stock will be able to support quality commercial and recreational harvests.
First Lady Pam Northam breaks the bubbly during a storm-tossed ceremony at the Yorktown waterfront.
The Editorial board of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences bestows award on a paper authored by a multi-disciplinary research team led by Dr. Jonathan Lefcheck of VIMS.
More than 700 Catch the King volunteers surveyed a high tide in 2017, collecting a record-setting 59,718 measurements. All that data-gathering helped improve a tidal flooding forecasting model developed at VIMS.
Repeated long-term sampling reveals the key role that marsh grasses play in the overall recovery of Gulf Coast wetlands.
Comprehensive analysis suggests that mangroves and seagrasses provide the greatest value as “nurseries” for young fishes and invertebrates, providing key guidance for managers of threatened marine resources.
VIMS researchers have just finished the latest iteration of a suite of online maps that can show users the condition of the Bay shoreline along its entire length, an investment that has paid off in ways both expected and unforeseen.
The Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program recognized the efforts of top taggers during its annual awards ceremony at Bass Pro Shops in Hampton on February 22.
Interactive plots provide annual sea-level projections to 2050 for 32 localities along the U.S. coastline from Maine to Alaska.
First-time competitor will move on to represent Virginia at the National Ocean Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. in April.
An analysis of 90 years of catch data from the South Atlantic Ocean shows that Antarctic krill are moving southward in concert with ocean warming, raising concerns for international fisheries managers.
Mail survey will ask local crabbers to share their opinions and experiences related to commercial hard crabbing and “ghost" crab pots; results will identify crabber preferences for hypothetical activities and incentives that could help reduce impacts in Virginia’s waters.
Northam's appointment marks Haven’s fifth consecutive term on the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee.
The 165 journal articles authored or co-authored by VIMS researchers in 2018 were talked about around the world. Here are the 15 that received the most "buzz."
A study initiated by Dr. Ryan Carnegie of VIMS reveals that oyster aquaculture can limit the spread of disease among wild populations of the tasty bivalve. The findings counter long-held beliefs that diseases often spread from farmed to wild populations.