BIOS-SCOPE Scientists Reflect on the Project’s Success – and Look Ahead to its Future

31 Aug 2023
BIOS-SCOPE group photo

On the eve of the program’s eleventh cruise – with 18 scientists and two marine science technicians on board, Currents spoke with BIOS-SCOPE Co-Principal Investigators Craig Carlson and Stephen Giovannoni and Investigator Rachel Parsons about the project’s past, present and future.

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Illuminating Effects of Mesoscale Eddies on Coral Reefs

31 Aug 2023
Bios-resort instrument

Research project investigates the contemporary and historic effects of eddies on coral metabolism and growth

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Study Highlights Importance of Mineral Iron in Ocean Ecosystems

31 Aug 2023
CTD on the Atlantic Explorer

Research reveals the importance of mineral forms of iron in regulating the cycling of this bio-essential nutrient in the ocean

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Nitrous Oxide Cycling Study Points to Microbial Networks Key to Maintaining the Balance of Marine Nutrients

24 Jul 2023
Brett Jameson takes samples

Study examines the role of microbes in the nitrogen cycle of the world’s oceans.

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Animals in Ocean’s Twilight Zone Thrive on Upcycled Nutrients

24 Jul 2023

Microzooplankton are an important component of the deep sea food web, according to a new study by an interdisciplinary team of scientists through the EXPORTS campaign.

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From Alaska to Bermuda

21 Jul 2023
Polaris Alaska students visit Whalsingham

Experiential learning impacts students from Anchorage, Alaska taking part in a variety of interactive activities across Bermuda, with a focus on marine ecosystems.

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Global Atlantic Financial Group leads funding to support deep-sea research and education efforts at BIOS

15 Jul 2023
eel in the deep sea

A research team from BIOS are collecting and analyzing data from the ocean depths, using specialized video cameras along with water column sampling to gain first-ever insights into sharks and other mobile fishes that live at depths up to 3,500 meters.

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Research Week Opens the World of Oceanography for C-CoMP Students

20 Jun 2023
Devil's Hole sampling

Students “experience ocean science in its reality – the good, the bad, the challenges and the opportunities that presents”.

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Changing Seas – Bermuda: Life at Ocean’s Edge

10 Jun 2023
Changing Seas – Bermuda: Life at Ocean's Edge

As the shipwreck capital of the world, Bermuda is known for its treacherous reefs. But these unique corals may also offer clues to heightened resilience in the face of a changing climate. Working at the edge of science – and living at the edge of the ocean – experts study and protect these islands and reefs they call home.

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Lessons in Sustainability: Island Style Innovations

03 May 2023
BIOS and Barnard Environmental Sciences Department visit Amaral Farm

Students visit BIOS as part of a new course that looks at issues of environmental change and sustainability.

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