It’s not every day that Jacksonville University is able to help solve a decades-old mystery that unfolded thousands of feet below the sea, but Jacksonville University graduate student Mackenzie Horton has been hard at work uncovering the fate of the …Read More »
Tag Archives: Marine Science Pioneer Award
The Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute recognizes Chief Scientist Dr. Dawn Wright as the 2021 Marine Science Pioneer awardee.
Each year the Institute selects a forerunner in the field of marine science whose research and dedication to life-learning has …Read More »
Giant squid are not something you are likely to find in the St. Johns River, but these mystical creatures have fascinated me for a long time.
They were first introduced to me in my first general zoology course as a …Read More »
Deep-sea explorer, scientist, inventor, chief executive officer, conservationist.
Dr. Edith Widder’s many roles and her life-long commitment to learning and teaching earned her this year’s Marine Science Pioneer Award from the Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI), which will be presented …Read More »
By Dr. A. Quinton White
Charismatic megafauna is a term we use for those large animals that people find fascinating. Manatees, dolphins, and whales come to mind. These often huge creatures can cause a sense of wonder when we see …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
Now, in its tenth year, the world-renown ocean research organization OCEARCH has completed a cumulative 33 expeditions, collaborated with a total 174 scientists, facilitated the capture and release of more than 300 sharks, and has been the …Read More »
“I view Earth as a living creature, because it responds as a living creature. And what you are seeing right now is the Earth responding to us. And it is very angry.”
— Dr. Robert D. Ballard
Renowned oceanographer and …Read More »