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Explore Wetlands, See Sea Turtles at University of Texas Marine Science Institute Open House

Event: Open house at The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute When: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 Where: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas Background: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute offers activities for the whole family at its Open House.…   » Continue Reading

Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute officially opens its newest campus building, the Estuarine Research Center, this weekend in Port Aransas.

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Severely Impairs Reproduction in Atlantic Croaker, Researchers Find

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Severely Impairs Reproduction in Atlantic Croaker, Researchers Find

Atlantic croaker living in the large Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" exhibit severe reproductive impairment with potential long-term impacts on the fish's population abundance, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute have found.

College of Natural Sciences Dean Mary Ann Rankin to Lead National Math and Science Initiative

College of Natural Sciences Dean Mary Ann Rankin to Lead National Math and Science Initiative

After more than 16 years as dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Mary Ann Rankin will lead the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), continuing her efforts to improve science and mathematics education in the United States.

New Facility to Help Rescue Oiled Wildlife at Marine Science Institute

New Facility to Help Rescue Oiled Wildlife at Marine Science Institute

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute opened the new Oiled Wildlife Facility in Port Aransas, Texas on Tuesday.

Beneath Two Meters of Arctic Ice, Texas Scientists Will Seek Better Understanding of Carbon Cycling and Climate

University of Texas at Austin marine scientists aim to transform our understanding of coastal ecosystems in the Arctic by studying them throughout the year, including the winter and spring, times when very little research has been performed in the area. They were recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue…   » Continue Reading

Scientists, engineers and researchers contribute expertise to catastrophic BP oil spill

Scientists, engineers and researchers contribute expertise to catastrophic BP oil spill

As oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, The University of Texas at Austin is marshaling its expertise to respond. Mapping the Gulf Oil SpillYou must have JavaScript enabled and the Flash 8 plugin installed to view this content. Consult your browser's help file for instructions to enable JavaScript. Engineers, scientists, researchers and…   » Continue Reading

Texas Marine Scientist Studies Oil Spill Effects on Oxygen Levels in the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

Texas Marine Scientist Studies Oil Spill Effects on Oxygen Levels in the Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

Marine scientist Zhanfei Liu is studying the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on oxygen levels in the northern Gulf of Mexico in part through a recently received National Science Foundation grant for Rapid Response Research (RAPID).

Marine Scientists to Investigate Effect of Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ on Fish Populations

Whether a large area of low oxygen water called the "dead zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico could cause declines in environmentally and economically important fish populations is the subject of a new study by University of Texas at Austin marine scientist Peter Thomas.

New Building Will Enhance Programming, Enable Expansion at Marine Science Institute

New Building Will Enhance Programming, Enable Expansion at Marine Science Institute

Officials broke ground this past weekend for a new building at The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.