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News and Research
In shallow waters around the world, there are dead zones that appear only at night. Oysters trapped in these regions are far more vulnerable to the deadly Dermo disease, a new study found.
For years many doubted whether Native Americans and colonists in the Chesapeake ate blue crabs, because so few appeared in archaeological sites. It turns out they did, and they caught more large ones than today.
SERC marine biologists dove into California's underwater kelp forests in search of non-native species. Discover how in this first-hand account of a science expedition beneath the surface.
Education and Events
Full Calendar of Events
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"Puddle Stompers (Pre-K): Water, Water Everywhere"
--Thursday, March 05, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Speaker: Thomas Arnold, Dickinson College"
--Wednesday, March 11, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Speaker: Alan Wilson"
--Tuesday, March 17, 7:00PM– 8:00PM
"A brief history of CO2, temperature and sea-level rise research on a Chesapeake wetland"
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