The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
February 2019

New study uses machine learning to understand coral reef tipping points

A new study, published this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society - Biological Sciences, uses machine learning to examine interactions between human and environmental conditions impacting Hawaiian reef ecosystems.
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December 11, 2018

A glimpse into future oceans

Volcanic carbon dioxide vents off the coast of Italy are rapidly acidifying nearby waters. This natural laboratory provides a crystal ball-view into potential future marine biodiversity impacts around the world.  

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December 11, 2018

New DNA tool 'changes everything in marine science'

With eDNA, or environmental DNA, Stanford scientists can count fish and other animals just by collecting a small sample of water.

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December 10, 2018

Earth system science professor talks climate change

Chris Field, Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford University, discussed his hopes for a solution to climate change last Wednesday as part of the seminar series Hard Earth: Tough Talks About Sustainability’s Dilemmas.

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December 3, 2018

New Report on coral reef resilience

Stanford professor Stephen Palumbi contributed to a two-phase study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine evaluating the risks and benefits of implementing novel ecological, genetic and environmental interventions that could enhance the recovery and persistence of coral reefs. 

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