Foghorn (A Call to Action!)
- The journey is over but the expedition continues. Follow us on Open Explorer for our ongoing adventures in the Mariana Islands.
- WHOI is looking for some science communication superstars: Science Writer & Multimedia Producer and Social Media Specialist.
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
- Nuclear Legacy Voyage with Okeanos Marshall Islands.
The Levee (A featured project that emerged from Oceandotcomm)
- What’s with the egret and Terrebonne Parish in this month’s newsletter?
- A great thread on the pop-up Sketching for Scientists event.
Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)
- Deep-sea baby octopus nursery alert! Everything About This Newly-Discovered Octopus Nursery Is Wild.
- Race to the Bottom: Impact of Deep-Sea Fishing Severely Underestimated. The story of the next decade is going to be how much we’ve underestimated everything.
- This Experiment With Shrimp and Lasers Could Unlock the Ocean’s Secrets.
- This week in woodfalls! Biofilms are a prominent first step in the colonization of wood-falls.
- Russian Billionaire to Lose $492 Million Expedition Yacht in Divorce. Ok then.
- Ed Yong has the best headline game in the biz: The Shellfish Gene.
- Turtle With Green Mohawk Faces Extinction.
- We’re in trouble here, folks: Global Warming Has Permanently Transformed the Great Barrier Reef, Study Finds.
Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)
- Macreadie and friends (2018) Eyes in the sea: Unlocking the mysteries of the ocean using industrial, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.049.
- Havermans and Smetacek (2018) Bottom-up and top-down triggers of diversification: A new look at the evolutionary ecology of scavenging amphipods in the deep sea. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2018.04.008.
- Ondréas and friends (2018) Recent high-resolution mapping of Guaymas hydrothermal fields (Southern Trough). DOI: 10.1051/bsgf/2018005.
- Dehnen‐Schmutz and friends (2018) Alien futures: What is on the horizon for biological invasions? DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12755.
- Matías and friends (2018) An experimental extreme drought reduces the likelihood of species to coexist despite increasing intransitivity in competitive networks. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12962.
- Vallejo‐Marín (2018) Searching for the genetic footprint of ancient and recent hybridization. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14444.
Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)
Driftwood (what we’re reading on dead trees)
- It’s all about ROVs this week!
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