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New Website Explores National Effort to Better Understand Marine Life, Ecosystem Change

5 April 2016, 12:36 pm

U.S. MBON researchers prepare to deploy a beam trawl to collect ocean life samples. Image courtesy of Katrin Iken, AMBON principal investigator, University of Alaska Fairbanks

The U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observing Network (U.S. MBON), an effort to improve our understanding of changes and connections between marine biodiversity and ecosystems, recently launched a new website. In addition to exploring the vision and themes of the network's demonstration projects, the site offers profiles of projects in progress and outlines future goals for data integration, animated seascape mapping, and technology applications such as new methods for genomic sampling and analysis.

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Original article: New Website Explores National Effort to Better Understand Marine Life, Ecosystem Change