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Posted Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:15 in Oceans

Dalhousie researcher shines new light on Inuit presence and history in the Canadian Arctic

A Dalhousie researcher has launched an interactive online atlas that provides a unique window into the spatial extent and connectedness of Inuit occupancy, illustrating their historic sovereignty over...  Read more

Posted Tue, 01/21/2014 - 06:33 in Oceans

BGU and Dalhousie University of Canada sign Memorandum of Understanding to create a world class Ocean Studies Centre

Dalhousie and Ben-Gurion University to develop Ocean Studies Centre

Dalhousie and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a world-class Ocean Studies Centre in Eilat, with Canadian philanthropist, Se...  Read more

Posted Tue, 12/10/2013 - 16:57 in Oceans

Jon Grant in the field

New Dal Industrial Research Chair in sustainable aquaculture most substantial in Canada

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Dalhousie University and Cooke Aquaculture have partnered to create the new Cooke Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Sustainabl...  Read more

Posted Mon, 08/12/2013 - 09:38 in Oceans

Jenni Ratten and Chris L'Esperance will begin CREATE-TOSST training this fall.

Dal receives $1.6M for new ocean sciences graduate-level training and research program

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has announced $1.6 million in funding for a new Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program based at Dalhousie. The ...  Read more

Posted Tue, 08/06/2013 - 14:48 in Oceans

The Amundsen icebreaker (a vessel used during the research) at night, frozen in sea ice. (Photo credit: Helmuth Thomas)

Arctic Ocean more vulnerable to human-induced changes than Antarctic Ocean

A team including Dalhousie Oceanography Professor Helmuth Thomas and recent Dalhousie Oceanography PhD graduate Elizabeth Shadwick found evidence suggesting that the Arctic Ocean is more vulnerable ...  Read more

Posted Wed, 07/31/2013 - 15:01 in Oceans

Tagging a shark 16 KM off the shore of Nova Scotia

New funding for shark research in Nova Scotian waters

Dalhousie University’s Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded funding from Encana Corporation to study blue sharks off the coast of Nova Scotia, and to train students in the capture, ta...  Read more

Posted Fri, 06/07/2013 - 08:19 in Oceans

Jessica Carrière-Garwood, BSc Honours student in Marine Biology and Ocean Sciences, collects a sediment core in the Bay of Fundy

Dal to launch Canada's first undergrad degree in Ocean Sciences

Dalhousie is set to launch Canada’s first undergraduate degree program in Ocean Sciences.  Read more

Posted Wed, 06/05/2013 - 09:51 in Oceans

The newest addition to Dalhousie University.

Building an Ecosystem of Excellence for Oceans Researchers

Dalhousie has opened a world-class facility that will be the home to some of the world’s leading oceans researchers and projects. Fittingly launched during World Oceans Week, the building repr...  Read more

Posted Fri, 03/01/2013 - 11:27 in Oceans

Shark fisheries globally unsustainable: Researchers estimate 100 million sharks die every year

The world’s shark populations are experiencing significant declines with perhaps 100 million or more sharks being lost every year, according to a study published this week in Marine Policy.  Read more

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