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Vol. 52, No. 2, Spring 2017

Features

Research

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A Big Decline of River Herring

Tiny stones in fish hold clues to help restore populations

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Scientists and Navy Join Forces

NATO seeks advice to avoid collateral environmental damage

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Scientist-Fisherman Partnership

Collaboration spurs mutual benefits for research and industry

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More Floods & Higher Sea Levels

Geological records help forecast escalating coastal hazards

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Endangered Whales Get a High-Tech Check-Up

Drones give researchers an unparalleled view of marine mammal health

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Why Did the El Faro Sink?

Deep-sea vehicles locate data recorder on the seafloor

Technology

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After Overhaul, Jason Is Stronger Than Ever

Deep-sea vehicle is stripped down, redesigned, and upgraded

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Eavesdropping on Whales

Acoustic buoy could one day help ships avoid collisions

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Whale-safe Fishing Gear

New buoy for lobster traps could prevent entanglements

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To Track a Sea Turtle

Underwater vehicles follow tagged turtles in the wild

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New Device Reveals What Ocean Microbes Do

Instrument may also help monitor sewage treatment plants

Students

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Pop Goes the Seafloor Rock

Seafloor lavas reveal the inner workings of our planet

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The Amazing Acquired Phototroph!

Stealing parts from their prey, these hunters turn into farmers

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