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April 28, 2017 - Two River Times

James J. Howard Lab Open House on Ocean Fun Day

Live fish and sea creatures, interactive and educational games, a 32,000-gallon research aquarium, hands-on demonstrations and displays will be part of the annual Open House May 21 at the James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook, NJ. Admission and parking are free. The public is invited to visit the Laboratory 11AM to 3PM and learn about the latest research projects, meet the scientists and view exhibits and displays about their activities. Research vessels used by staff will also be on display, along with life raft tours and survival suit demonstrations. Download the flyer here!


Finding Impacts of Changing Ocean Chemistry on Fish and Shellfish

Increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels and land use changes means more CO2 is being absorbed by seawater, where it undergoes chemical reactions, reducing the pH level and making the ocean more acidic. Read more »

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