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Marine Scientists Awarded Grant to Study Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Marine Scientists Awarded Grant to Study Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Marine scientist Deana Erdner will study the causes of ciguatera fish poisoning, the most common form of algal toxin-induced seafood poisoning in the world.

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.

With Hurricane Ike, researchers develop next-generation forecasts to safeguard coastal communities

With Hurricane Ike, researchers develop next-generation forecasts to safeguard coastal communities

Science at the Center of the Storm: It was Sept. 7, 2008, six days before Hurricane Ike, the third most destructive hurricane in U.S. history, crashed into the Texas coast. Ike had already made landfall in Cuba as a Category 4 hurricane, and in the coming days would gather strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.