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Sandy Hook Lab in the News!

Open House 2019
Sunday, May 19, 11AM - 3PM

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 Sunday, May 19, 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.

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NOAA Office of Response and Restoration Blog

US Green Building Council New Jersey hosts Environmental Education and Climate Science Day for underserved youth » (USA Today Network)

Recent Studies of Sportfish in the Navesink River »

Two River Times

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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