Everything has to be somewhere. It’s a phrase I preach to my students all the time, because it helps to account for some of the things in marine science that we need to track. Water and sediment are two of …Read More »
Tag Archives: Marine Science Research Institute
Have you ever wondered how big the ocean is? For most of us, the vastness of the world and its ocean is hard to grasp. In some ways, we see the huge scope of the universe easier because we can
A four-year comprehensive study of mercury levels in the St. Johns River will determine if Duval County residents are at greater risk of exposure than the rest of Florida, with JU researchers and students using a $25,000 grant to take …Read More »
He may have drifted off from a tearful Tom Hanks and never returned in “Castaway,” but JU’s Wilson? He’s back.
The volleyball drifter buoy that a JU physical oceanography class dropped into the mouth of the St. Johns River last …Read More »
Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.
The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …Read More »
The First Coast has an abundance of natural resources that we enjoy and maybe too often take for granted. I was reminded of this earlier this month during the 35th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament.
I have been working with
We often hear people complaining about the “younger generation.” They are often portrayed as aimless, self-centered and too connected to their electronic devices to pay attention to what is happening right in front of them.
This week we wrapped up