The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
March 2017

Stanford biologists identify ancient stress response in corals

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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Story

May 26, 2016

Dr. Barb Block receives prestigious Benchley Ocean Award—the Academy Award of the ocean

Dr. Barbara Block, marine biologist and Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station, received this year’s Benchley Award for Excellence in Science.

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Story

May 25, 2016

Staff spotlight on Eric Hartge, research development manager

In our conversation, I learned about Eric’s professional journey, from conducting tropical fieldwork in the Caribbean to his current role providing policy and management tools to coastal decision makers.

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Story

May 25, 2016

Emerging solution: Sustainable small scale fisheries

Small-scale fisheries comprise the vast majority of fishing employment in the global supply chain making them critical to the livelihoods of millions of people. With the support of the Walton Family Foundation, the Center for Ocean Solutions is working to improve the sustainability of small scale fisheries by creating a decision support tool for managers, practitioners and funders.

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Story

May 25, 2016

Bringing Spatial Data to Life with Story Mapping

COS staff members Lisa Wedding and Winn McEnery recently co-led a series of workshops with Mimi D’iorio (NOAA) and Nadine Golden (USGS) to teach the basics of Story Mapping, an innovative platform that combines map data visualization with narrative text, images, and multimedia. 

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