Duration of low-oxygen conditions was shortened by cool temperatures and strong winds.
The 3-story, 68,240 square-foot structure will provide laboratory, office, and meeting space for faculty, staff, and students from all 4 academic departments.
Researchers with VIMS' long-term survey recorded 7.95 young-of-year striped bass per seine haul in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay during 2022, the 10th consecutive year of average or above-average recruitment.
23nd-annual contest recognizes the most noteworthy images captured by VIMS faculty, students, and staff while conducting research in the field and laboratory.
19 new students arrive to pursue PhD, MS, and professional MA degrees in marine science.
VIMS researchers observe blue crabs ambushing fiddler crabs from shallow, water-filled pits, like crocodiles ambushing wildebeests in Africa.
Native Hawaiian navigator Nainoa Thompson will help amplify voice of Bay tribes as canoe voyages build links between indigenous communities of Pacific, Chesapeake.
Worldwide study of eelgrass reveals its genetic history could make it hard for some Atlantic populations to adapt to climate change.
Practicum gives students a realistic and up-close view of sustainable shellfish aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay.
New model predicts a 50% acceleration in the rate of barrier-island retreat by 2100, even in the unlikely case of no further increase in the present rate of sea-level rise.
Each year the VIMS community gathers to recognize exemplary performance by faculty, staff, and students. Learn about this year's honorees.
A new analysis using highly detailed elevation maps of the Chesapeake Bay suggests that North America's extensive areas of low-lying rural land will allow coastal marshes to persist or even expand as salty water creeps upward into what are now forests and farmland.
Colleagues and family join graduates to celebrate their big day.
Professors Eric Hilton and Juliette Smith are selected as recipients of Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Ceremony to dedicate new aquaculture facility features representatives from academia, state government, and the shellfish-farming community.
We celebrate Undergraduate Research Month at William & Mary by highlighting the growing synergy between W&M undergrads and faculty in the graduate School of Marine Science at VIMS.
New social media campaign showcases the myriad ways people use and love the Bay.
VIMS grad students Alex Marquardt and Anna Poslednik impressed at the Aquaculture 2022 conference in San Diego, earning both presentation awards bestowed by the National Shellfisheries Association.
Volunteers tagged more than 19,000 fishes in Virginia waters during 2021, helping anglers and managers learn more about fish migration, growth, and habitat use.
By accounting for the perspectives and preferences of watermen, findings can more effectively inform fishery managers and policymakers.
Findings can help guide managers as they plan for climate change and its impacts to coastal ecosystems and economies.
CBGS—Glenns reclaims title; will represent Virginia at the Virtual NOSB finals in May.
Yearly snapshots of tidal measurements and sea-level projections show geographic variability, offer localized guidance for stakeholders in 32 U.S. coastal localities.
Dr. Christopher Hein, VIMS Associate Professor, will receive the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award during the university’s annual Charter Day ceremony on February 11th in Kaplan Arena.
A long-term study in the Southern Ocean reveals a clear correlation between warming waters, decreased sea ice, and reduced abundance of Antarctic silverfish, a key prey item for penguins and other regional marine life.
SCHISM recognized as next-generation tool to manage Chesapeake restoration efforts.
A new VIMS study paints a worrisome picture of recent and projected trends in marine heat waves within Chesapeake Bay, with dire implications for its marine life and coastal economy.
The 212 journal articles authored or co-authored by VIMS researchers in 2021 drew interest from around the world. Here are the 15 that made the biggest splash.