Navigation Links
New round of Environmental Venture Projects from Stanford's Woods Institute
Date:7/14/2008

l and Environmental Transformation in Chile's Aquaculture Industry, 1950-2000: Farmed salmon is Chile's third largest export, but the explosive growth of the industry has led to sweeping environmental and social changes. This project will compare Chile's coastal communities before and after the advent of the salmon farming industry, which is targeting a two-fold increase by 2010.

Principal investigator: Zephyr Frank (History).

Research team: Roz Naylor (Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies), Richard White (History), Meg Caldwell (Law School), Harold Mooney (Biology).

  • Understanding the Effects of Fishing on Coral Reef Ecosystems: Overfishing is a serious threat to the world's coral reefs, yet few detailed studies have been conducted on the direct impact of fishing on a coral reef ecosystem. Using ecological, biogeochemical and anthropological data, this project will compare two Pacific atolls-Palmyra, which has seen little human impact, and Tabuaeran, where fishing is widespread-with the goal of finding solutions for long-term sustainability of coral reef fisheries.

    Principal investigator: Fiorenza Micheli (Biology, Hopkins Marine Station).

    Research team: Doug Bird (Anthropology), Rob Dunbar (Environmental Earth System Science), William Durham (Anthropology).

  • Groundwater Discharge of Wastewater Contaminants Across the Land-Sea Interface: Many coastal communities use septic systems for treatment of wastewater, which can raise nutrient and pathogen levels when discharged into coastal aquifers, threatening human and ecosystem health. In the United States, no policies exist to regulate groundwater discharge from coastal aquifers into the sea. Focusing on California, this study seeks to identify federal and state laws that could be applied to the regulation of contaminated groundwater discharge, as well as key knowledge gaps in science and policy that hamper coastal management
    '/>"/>

  • Contact: Mark Shwartz
    mshwartz@stanford.edu
    650-723-9296
    Stanford University
    Source:Eurekalert

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. Iowa State researchers study ground cover to reduce impact of biomass harvest
    2. Pesticides persist in ground water
    3. Explorers marvel at Brittlestar City on seamount in powerful current swirling around Antarctica
    4. bioMETRX, Inc. Closes Angel Round of Funding
    5. Using ground-penetrating radar to observe hidden underground water processes
    6. Stakeholders use science to find common ground on wood supply from forests
    7. Western Groundfish Conference to be held in Santa Cruz on Feb. 4-8
    8. BGSU undergraduates to pilot groundbreaking genome project
    9. Smart flower bulbs pull themselves to deeper ground
    10. Local sources major cause of US near-ground aerosol pollution
    11. Scientists from the UGR prove that rivers do not act as barriers for groundwater flow
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:9/19/2014)... will study multifunctional and specialized spinal cord nerve ... Science Foundation grant in the amount of $680,000 ... in the Department of Biology, OU College of ... between the multifunctional and specialized spinal cord nerve ... what connections they make. Berkowitz will collaborate ...
    (Date:9/19/2014)... Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTD and NXTDW) ("Nxt-ID" or the ... updates the "Wocket in Your Pocket" celebrity ad campaign, featuring former ... classes, Vinny Pazienza (PAZ). , ... actor Ciaran Hinds and Sons of Anarchy ... have been cast in Bleed for This . ...
    (Date:9/18/2014)... A new GSA Bulletin study uses ... Rio Puerco and Chaco Wash in northern New Mexico, ... salt cedar and willow, investigators were able to precisely ... They then combined this data with aerial imagery, LiDAR, ... of these arroyos. , Arroyos are deep, oversized channels ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 2NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 3Tree rings and arroyos 2Tree rings and arroyos 3Tree rings and arroyos 4Tree rings and arroyos 5Tree rings and arroyos 6Tree rings and arroyos 7
    ... and biological aspects of cellular self-organization are well-studied; less ... how their behavior and communication are affected by ... the University of California San Diego, in a paper ... of the National Academy of Sciences, have begun ...
    ... Japanese researchers were awarded the 2008 SNM Wagner-Torizuka ... States through 2010 as part of the two-year ... Medical College, undertaking a fellowship at Johns Hopkins ... the University of Washington, Seattle; Ryo Nakazato, Toho ...
    ... has clearly illustrated, the top priority for the next ... Believing that expanding the nation,s commitment to basic ... the next President can take to ensure our long-term ... questions (attached) to the moderator of tomorrow,s presidential debate. ...
    Cached Biology News:UC San Diego bioengineers fill holes in science of cellular self-organization 22008 SNM Wagner-Torizuka Fellowships announced 22008 SNM Wagner-Torizuka Fellowships announced 3The Science Coalition's '10 questions' for the presidential debate 2
    (Date:9/21/2014)... the University of Basel in Switzerland have succeeded ... charged molecule for the first time. These extremely ... of molecular properties and may also contribute to ... The results were published in the scientific journal ... of the interaction between matter and light, is ...
    (Date:9/20/2014)... USA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Entries ... 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation . The ... the multi-billion dollar optics and photonics industry, and is ... and photonics , and Photonics Media . , ... the versatility of photonics, said SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs. ...
    (Date:9/19/2014)...  InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN ) today ... to settle the litigation in the Delaware Court of ... dated as of August 22, 2014, among Roche Holdings, ... term of the Memorandum of Understanding, the Company agreed ... attached exhibit reflecting the amendment to the Company,s Schedule ...
    (Date:9/19/2014)... rather than electricity, to move data would consume ... a growing concern as chips, transistor counts rise. ... circuits light emitters, modulators, and detectors ... light source for optical chips is molybdenum disulfide ... as a single, atom-thick layer. Other experimental on-chip ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules 2Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 2Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 3Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 4InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 2InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 3InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 4InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 5InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 6InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 7InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 8InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 9InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 10InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 11InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 12InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 13InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 14InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 15InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 16InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 17InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 18InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 19Toward optical chips 2Toward optical chips 3
    ... PRINCETON, N.J., May 1 Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals ... voluntary recall of all lots of Nitrofurantoin (Monohydrate/Macrocrystals) Capsules, ... U.S. Although certain lots of the product were ... laboratory specifications, Ranbaxy decided to recall all the lots, ...
    ... May 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Yongye Biotechnology International, Inc. (OTC ... distributor of plant and animal nutrient products located in ... of the independently owned Yongye branded retail stores in ... day sales.A Yongye branded retail store in Qianjiang City ...
    ... 1 Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held drug ... a Phase I clinical trial of GGTI-2418. GGTI-2418 ... I) that induces apoptosis by downregulating several pivotal oncogenic ... by Dr. Peter O,Dwyer, Professor of Medicine at the ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Yongye Biotechnology Distributor has Record Breaking Single Store Sales Day 2Yongye Biotechnology Distributor has Record Breaking Single Store Sales Day 3First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Tigris Pharmaceuticals' GGTI-2418 2First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Tigris Pharmaceuticals' GGTI-2418 3
    ...
    Rabbit polyclonal to SMARCA2 / BRM - ChIP Grade ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 6595 SwissProtID: P51531...
    Identify and characterize Phosphoinositide (PI(4,5)P2) binding...
    ... These skirted micro test tubes are ... of polypropylene, these tubes have uniform walls ... nonsterile, with separate O-ring screw caps. The ... and have an operating range from -55 ...
    Biology Products: