BIOS Scientists Mark 25 Years of Sargasso Sea Research

Since October 1988, scientists have been sampling the deep ocean waters of the Sargasso Sea as part of the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS) project, with 2013 marking the program’s 25th year of continuous operation by BIOS.

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Atlantis Mobile Laboratory Returns To BIOS

Designed to bring mobile expertise and laboratory facilities to locations around the world, Atlantis consists of six modules that house scientific laboratories, facilities and research support tools. The mission of Atlantis is to add and build specific environmental and human health research capacity in remote island and coastal communities.

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Research Amplifies Coral Worries

Dispersants help clean up oil spills, but are they hazardous to marine life? BIOS Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley explains how oil and chemical dispersant impact coral larvae in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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BIOS Explorer Brings Sargasso Science to Bermuda Students

Over 1000 students and teachers from 18 different primary schools around the island came to BIOS for the 2013 BIOS Explorer program. This year’s theme, “Expedition Sargasso,” focused on the biology, chemistry, and physics of the Sargasso Sea – the only sea in the world bounded by currents instead of land masses.

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