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BIOS Releases Part I Of Climate Change Report

BIOS Releases Part I Of Climate Change Report

BIOS has released an in-depth 77 page report on ‘Climate Change and Bermuda – Part I: Science and Physical Hazards’, which they said “synthesizes the current understanding about the state of Bermuda’s climate, including historical trends and variations over the last several decades that are likely to have an impact on Bermuda’s society.” A... Read more of this article

Students Learn From NASA Mission In Bermuda

Students Learn From NASA Mission In Bermuda

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences’ [BIOS] Ocean Academy helped coordinate a unique learning opportunity for local schools when a NASA science mission moved its flight operations from the U.S. to Bermuda for three weeks beginning earlier this month. A spokesperson said, “The Aerosol Cloud meTeorology Interactions oVer the western ATlantic Experiment... Read more of this article

BIOS: Ocean Technology Course For Students

BIOS: Ocean Technology Course For Students

This summer, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] is offering a week-long training course focused on “emerging ocean technology” for students, and “participation in the program is free; however, students must be nominated by a teacher, mentor, or educator outside the formal classroom.” A spokesperson said, “This... Read more of this article

R&Q Supports BDA Institute Of Ocean Sciences

R&Q Supports BDA Institute Of Ocean Sciences

Randall & Quilter [R&Q] will be supporting the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], noting that they “are really excited about this partnership with BIOS which we hope will allow us to play a small part in making a difference to support environmental consciousness.” A spokesperson said, “Randall & Quilter [R&Q],... Read more of this article

New Climate Change Initiative Announced

New Climate Change Initiative Announced

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] has undertaken a project to “report on the science and impacts of climate change, with a specific focus on Bermuda.” This effort is supported by HSBC, and is being led by Dr. Mark Guishard, adjunct faculty at BIOS and Director of the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS], a section of the Bermuda Airport... Read more of this article

Videos: Endeavour, Spar Yard Marine & BIOS

Videos: Endeavour, Spar Yard Marine & BIOS

Endeavour is working with other local organizations to offer training and career development opportunities that prepare young people for working in the maritime sector, and the two videos below highlight their work with Spar Yard Marine Solutions and BIOS. A spokesperson said, “”Endeavour, a registered charity and non-profit that engages diverse... Read more of this article

Consulate Celebrates ASU, BIOS Partnership

Consulate Celebrates ASU, BIOS Partnership

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette welcomed senior leadership from Arizona State University [ASU] and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] to celebrate their new partnership which will “enable scientists and researchers to better understand ocean health and climate science.” The engagement supported a first-time visit to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Emissions Drop In Lockdown, Increase Projected

Emissions Drop In Lockdown, Increase Projected

According to the Global Carbon Report, “fossil carbon emissions dropped by 5.4% in 2020 amid Covid lockdowns, but the new report projects an increase of 4.9% this year [4.1% to 5.7%] to 36.4 billion tonnes.” A spokesperson said, “Global carbon emissions in 2021 are set to rebound close to pre-Covid levels, according to the Global Carbon... Read more of this article

BIOS Partners With Arizona State University

BIOS Partners With Arizona State University

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] has partnered with Arizona State University “in the bid to deepen the understanding of the role that the ocean plays in climate science.” A spokesperson said, “In a major development in the bid to deepen the understanding of the role that the ocean plays in climate science, Arizona State University... Read more of this article

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] is one of thirteen academic and research institutions participating in a newly-announced National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center “intended to develop a deeper understanding of the role that marine microbes play in changing ocean conditions and the global carbon cycle.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

17 Selected For BIOS Summer Internships

17 Selected For BIOS Summer Internships

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] announced that 17 Bermudian students were selected for 2021 BIOS summer internships. A spokesperson said, “Each year the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] selects a handful of qualified Bermudian students to participate in the Bermuda Program. The summer internship opportunity pairs participants... Read more of this article

BIOS Research Leads To Prize At Princeton

BIOS Research Leads To Prize At Princeton

BIOS Ocean Academy alumna Emma O’Donnell has earned the Princeton Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Prize for Best Thesis in Ecology for her undergraduate thesis ‘One Fish, Two Fish: Measuring Patterns of Reef Fish Biodiversity in Bermuda Using Environmental DNA Metabarcoding.’ A spokesperson said, “Emma O’Donnell, 22, graduated... Read more of this article

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

This summer, there is a new addition to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS]: a 20-foot [6 meter] x 4-foot [1.2 meter] above-ground pool, dubbed the Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool. The pool is serving as a testing facility this summer for underwater robots, also known as remotely operated vehicles [or ROVs], as part of BIOS’s Mid-Atlantic... Read more of this article