Navigation Links
Rosenstiel School student wins best student poster award
Date:12/6/2010

MIAMI December 6, 2010 - Mandy Karnauskas, a Ph.D. student at the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami, won the best student poster award at the 2010 Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) meeting held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Karnauskas' presentation, titled "Comparison between abundance estimates from underwater visual census and catch per unit effort in a patch reef system," is based on her graduate research in Glover's Reef in Belize to help understand why fishers and scientists often have different perceptions of change in fish abundance around marine reserves. The $1500 award will be put toward travel to the 2011 GCFI conference in Mexico.

A former Peace Corps volunteer in Haiti, Karnauskas' study in collaboration with her advisor, Rosenstiel assistant professor Elizabeth Babcock, focuses on identifying new scientific indicators to measure the effectiveness of marine reserves to improve fisheries. Karnauskas' research will help improve marine resource management programs in developing countries.

Karnauskas co-authored a second presentation at this year's GCFI conference based upon work with RSMAS alumnus Peter Chaibongsai and NOAA Fisheries scientist Juan Agar. The presentation, titled "High-profit pelagic fisheries lure artisanal fishers into cycles of debt, risk, and climate vulnerability," aims to improve sustainability of ocean fisheries by working with small fishing communities in the Dominican Republic.


'/>"/>

Contact: Barbra Gonzalez
barbgo@rsmas.miami.edu
305-421-4704
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. 5 UM Rosenstiel School students receive NSF grad reserach grants
2. Dr. Jose L. Jimenez to receive 2010 UM Rosenstiel Award
3. Rosenstiel students come out on top
4. G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UMs Rosenstiel School
5. Oxfords Dr. Rosalind Rickaby receives 2009 Rosenstiel Award
6. UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics professor to be inducted to AIMBE College of Fellows
7. UMass Medical School study points to genetic link in apnea of prematurity
8. Imperial and NTUs new medical school aspires to be global health care role model
9. School attendance, refusal skills combat smoking risk in youth
10. Making school lunchrooms smarter
11. Louisiana Tech professor partners with local schools to study menu nutrition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Rosenstiel School student wins best student poster award
(Date:11/24/2016)... -- Cercacor today introduced Ember TM Sport Premium ... measure hemoglobin, Oxygen Content, Oxygen Saturation, Perfusion Index, ... approximately 30 seconds. Smaller than a smartphone, using only ... key data about their bodies to help monitor these ... Hemoglobin carries oxygen to muscles. When hemoglobin and ...
(Date:11/17/2016)... 17, 2016 Global Market Watch: Primarily ... Banks, Population-Based Banks and Academics) market is to witness a ... Biobanks shows the highest Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of ... during the analysis period 2014-2020. North America ... followed by Europe at 9.56% respectively. ...
(Date:11/14/2016)... 14, 2016  xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the ... wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments, announced ... 2016. Management will hold a conference call to discuss ... Eastern Time (details below). Key Recent Accomplishments ... million binding agreement to acquire Vislink Communication Systems. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 01, 2016 , ... ACEA Biosciences, Inc. announced today that it will be ... at the World Conference on Lung Cancer 2016, taking place in Vienna, Austria December ... clinical trials for AC0010 in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer harboring the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... DrugDev believes the only way to achieve real ... All three tenets were on display at the 2nd Annual DrugDev User Summit (hosted ... CRO and site organizations to discuss innovation and the future of clinical research. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... PUNE, India , December 2, 2016 ... Billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% during the ... segment while hospitals and diagnostic laboratories segment accounted for the largest ... ... Complete report on global immunohistochemistry (IHC) market spread across 225 ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage" or "the ... excited to announce the formation of EyGen, Ltd. ... ophthalmology assets through proof of concept. EyGen,s lead ... Portage Pharmaceuticals Limited and being developed for topical ... anterior segment diseases. This agent has the potential ...
Breaking Biology Technology: