3 Jul 2019
(Joint Press Release) Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal...
Type: Press release
25 Dec 2018
The islands of Okinawa are surrounded by magnificent coral reefs. However, in recent years changing climatic and anthropogenic conditions have left large stretches of these reefs damaged and...
Type: News Article
25 Dec 2018
(From left to right) Prof. Satoshi Mitarai, Mr. Po-Shun Chuang, Dr. Yuichi Nakajima and Dr. Nobuo Ueda.  
Type: Photo
25 Dec 2018
Several species of corals are maintained in a large tank containing seawater, such as these at the OIST Marine Science Station at Seragaki, Okinawa.  
Type: Photo
21 May 2018
An acantharian host and its symbiotic algae, shown in red, as seen under the fluorescent confocal microscope.
Type: Photo
21 May 2018
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
Type: Photo
21 May 2018
Margaret Brisbin, a PhD student in the Marine Biophysics Unit at OIST, holds a conical flask containing plankton.
Type: Photo
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
Plankton
7 Jan 2015
Researcher Mary Grossmann identified more than fifty thousand plankton images. This figure shows the diversity of her findings, including diatoms (c), radiolarians (d), copepods (f), isopods (g),...
Type: Photo
Mary Grossmann
7 Jan 2015
Mary Grossmann looks at a jar of plankton she collected on a recent cruise.
Type: Photo
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