Featured Snapshot: Ecology

Featured Snapshot: Ecology

Ecology is the study of the relationships between living organisms – including humans – and the world around them. Ecologists seek to understand the complex connections between these living organisms and their habitats. Ecologists study plants and animals at various...
Featured Connection: Chemical Oceanography

Featured Connection: Chemical Oceanography

Chemical oceanography is considered a niche area within the broader field of oceanography. Along with biological, physical, and geographical oceanography, it is one of the four main oceanographic areas. It is said that chemical oceanographers work at the...
Featured Connection: Marine Biology

Featured Connection: Marine Biology

Among all the ocean sciences, marine biology is one of the most popular among high school students. We are not sure if this is because of all the ocean sciences, it is the one typically offered at the high school level, or because students think being a marine...
Featured Connection: Marine Microbiology

Featured Connection: Marine Microbiology

Marine microbiology is the study of microorganisms that exist in saltwater environments, including the deep ocean, coastal waters, estuaries, marine surfaces, and seafloor sediments. Too small to be seen with the naked eye, these resilient microorganisms (or...