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New Video Release: First of a Series of Solutions
Micheli and Leape appointed to lead Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions
Stanford biologists identify ancient stress response in corals
Winter-Spring 2017 Newsletter
The Center for Ocean Solutions is excited to release our first episode in our new Series of Solutions video series: The Mentors and the Intern.
Conservation leader Jim Leape and Hopkins Marine Station ecologist and Biology Professor Fiorenza Micheli, both from Stanford University, have been appointed to jointly lead Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), effective April 1.
Monitoring a newly discovered group of genes in coral could predict when they are under stress and might bleach. The approach could improve conservation strategies for at-risk coral reefs.
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Ocean Issues We Address

The Center organizes its work along Focal Areas of study: Climate Change, Ecosystem Health and Land-Sea Interactions.

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