21 May 2018
Out at sea, a scientist holds a plankton sample up to the light and observes the shimmering contents. This sparkling spectacle is caused by thousands of microscopic organisms living at the sea...
Type: News Article
21 Mar 2016
Deep below the ocean’s surface are hydrothermal vent fields, or submarine hot springs that can reach temperatures of up to 400 °C....
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2015
It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa...
Type: News Article
10 Oct 2014
New research has been published in Marine Biology on the long term population dynamics of the Crown-of-Thorns...
Type: News Article
29 May 2014
A paper by Dr. Masako Nakamura of the OIST Marine Biophysics Unit on the ecology of a deep-sea limpet called Lepetodrilus nuxon has been published...
Type: News Article
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider is a next-generation oceanographic observation robot that institutions from around the world want to employ; the Wave...
Type: News Article
29 Mar 2013
If weather and technology cooperate during the next four years OIST researcher, Daisuke Hasegawa of the Marine Biophysics Unit will have received more than...
Type: News Article
11 Oct 2012
Professor Satoshi Mitarai, head of the Marine Biophysics Unit at OIST, is a master of making friends in all the right places – in his case,...
Type: News Article
21 May 2012
Co-organizers Stace Beaulieu and Satoshi Mitarai lead a wrap-up session...
Type: News Article
15 Sep 2011
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Marine Biophysics Unit To learn more about this research, go to the link below: http://www.oist.jp/en/press-room/news-articles/151/1064-float-okinawa-...
Type: Video
1 Aug 2011
  (From left) Dr. Mitarai, Dr. Nakamura and Ms. Vincent aboard the Tonan Maru docked at Itoman Port By Kaoru Natori The beauty and scenery of Okinawa’s clear underwater...
Type: News Article
15 Apr 2011
Okinawa, Japan, April 15, 2011 — Dr. Satoshi Mitarai, Independent New Investigator of the Marine Biophysics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), has been selected as one...
Type: Press release
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