News

22 April 2010
  Journalist Ethan Stewart from the Santa Barbara Independent visited the Hofmann Lab to get the scoop on ocean acidification and ongoing research in the lab. Please read at: Big Seas, Big Trouble?  
13 April 2010
  Herbert Waite is mentioned with other researchers in a New York Times article about sea life inspired adhesives. Please Read: Studying Sea Life for a Glue That Mends People  
25 March 2010
  NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco and the University of California, Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang broke ground on January 11, 2010 on the new 15,000-square foot Ocean Science Education Building on the east side of the UCSB campus. The project brings together the university’s Marine...
11 March 2010
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– By studying the hydra, a member of an ancient group of sea creatures that is still flourishing, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a discovery in understanding the origins of human vision. The finding is published in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the...
5 March 2010
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) ––Waves from the tsunami produced by the massive earthquake that struck Chile last week reached the Santa Barbara harbor roughly 14 hours after the event, according to geographers and marine scientists at UC Santa Barbara. The first tsunami waves appeared in the harbor at...
23 February 2010
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– UC Santa Barbara's Bradley Hacker, professor of earth science, and Mark Brzezinski, professor of ecology, evolution and marine biology and interim director of the Marine Science Institute, have been elected 2010 Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The AGU...
22 February 2010
  (San Diego, Calif.) –– Marine reserves are known to be effective conservation tools when they are placed and designed properly. This week, a special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is dedicated to the latest science on marine reserves, with a focus on where and...
2 October 2009
  Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Steven Gaines as our new dean of the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, effective January 1, 2010, pending approval by President Yudof and the Regents. Professor Gaines has been a distinguished member...
1 October 2009
 MSI’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Draws Crowds of Supporters More than 200 people visited Marine Science Institute labs….examined sea critters….learned about paleoceanography….."printed" fish.....viewed a 40 year retrospective slide show and much more, during MSI’s 40th Anniversary celebration...
29 September 2009
  A D.C. author and science writer, Deborah Shapley,  visited Goleta Beach and the REEF recently. This post on her blog recounts what she learned about kelp from Jenny Dugan, MSI Associate Research Biologist, and what she saw with Scott Simon at the REEF.  

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