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Mapped Coral Mortality and Refugia in an Archipelago-Scale Marine Heat Wave

Highlighting the role that coral mortality mapping, rather than bleaching monitoring, can play for targeted conservation that protects more surviving corals in our changing climate.
May 02, 2022 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

The Recent Normalization of Historical Marine Heat Extremes

We study heat extremes in marine ecosystems to better understand the dramatic changes currently occurring in marine environments.
February 01, 2022 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Climate Extreme Intensifies Conflict Between People and Whales

New research aims to find win-win solutions to reduce whale entanglements in the West Coast Dungeness crab fishery.
November 29, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Humpback whale entangled in gill net.

Marine Heatwave in the Pacific Shrinks From “Blob” in Size, Retreats Farther Offshore

Scientists tracking heatwave will compare ecological effects to earlier “Blob”
November 07, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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West Coast Rockfish Boom with the Blob

Young groundfish and other marine creatures thrived under unprecedented ocean conditions, according to new paper.
October 03, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Shortraker rockfish. Credit: Rebecca Reuter

Looking Back at the Blob - Chapter 3: Unexpected Effects Conspire in Increased Entanglements

"Perfect storm of events" led to increased whale entanglements off West Coast, raising specter of even more unexpected results to come.
October 03, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Entangled whale seen from above Disentanglement teams freed this whale in July 2017. Photo credit: Bryant Anderson/NOAA Fisheries, MMHSRP Permit#18786-01.

Looking Back at The Blob - Chapter 2: Marine Heat Wave Intensifies, “Completely Off the Chart”

Temperatures of up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit above normal disrupted the marine ecosystem in both expected and surprising ways.
October 01, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Looking Back At The Blob: Record Warming Drives Unprecedented Ocean Change

Temperatures of up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit above normal disrupted the marine ecosystem in both expected and surprising ways.
September 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Young sea lion walking on a beach