VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400Cascade Serverweb@wm.eduStudy: oyster aquaculture has small but positive impact on Bay water quality field study by VIMS researchers shows minimal impacts from oyster aquaculture overall in the Chesapeake Bay, suggesting that low-density oyster farms located in well-flushed areas are unlikely to impair local water quality. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:01:00 -0500Study shows invasive blue catfish can tolerate high salinities new VIMS study warns that blue catfish may be able to expand their range downstream into mainstem Chesapeake waters, and from there into new Bay tributaries and even Delaware Bay.Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:01:00 -0500King tide provides royal value provides water-level data used to improve VIMS’ street-level inundation model and its predictions of coastal flooding in Hampton Roads.Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:00:00 -0400Juvenile striped bass maintain average abundance in Virginia waters in 2019 with VIMS' long-term survey recorded 9.54 young-of-year striped bass per seine haul in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay during 2019, similar to the historic average of 7.77. The 2019 year class represents the group of fish hatched this spring that will grow to fishable sizes in 3 to 4 years.Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:30:00 -0400Student-developed app will help public remove derelict crab traps competition to develop “Crab Trap App” will empower students, engage citizens in reducing marine debris.Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:15:00 -0400VIMS earns grant to improve coastal resilience by studying dunes will help make the U.S. coastline more resilient by studying how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas.Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:20:00 -0400VIMS contributes to major oil-spill drill on Eastern Shore myriad of federal, state, and local agencies test the state's blueprint for responding to a spill in the remote and sensitive region.Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:30:00 -0400Consortium earns funding to enhance oyster breeding is part of a 5-year, $4.4 million grant to accelerate and localize selective breeding in support of oyster aquaculture.Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:00:00 -0400VIMS teams win suite of Governor's Technology Awards VIMS research teams have won 2019 Governor’s Technology Awards for developing online tools that allow users to track water levels and assess the health of coastal wetlands.Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:00:00 -0400New students enrich VIMS community our Infographic to learn about the diversity and accomplishments of VIMS' 2019 matriculating class.Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:00:00 -0400VIMS News Feed News RSSThu, 18 Sep 2008 20:42:13 -0400