Dr. Duncan Irschick is the co-founder and director of Digital Life and a professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is telling us about his research on evolution and ecology of animal athletics, and how biological form informs synthetic design.
The green moray eel is one species out of over 800 other species of eels and they belongs to an order of fish called Anguilliformes.
The largest of the all ray species, the giant manta ray will be found gliding through temperate, tropical and sub-tropical oceans.
The common bottlenose dolphin are a very social and smart species that travel in pods, sometimes consisting of more than 100 dolphins!
The large hard shelled green sea turtle is an endangered species that have been around over 110 million years but faces many threats today.
AUTHORS - Nik Varley (ANGARI Foundation)
Nate Formel, a research assistant at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, tells us about his research on acoustic tracking and conserving coral reefs.
With over 360 species of this floating algae found around the world, Sargassum is important to the many marine animals that depend on it.
Dr. Kelly Kibler discusses how she applies ecohydraulics research to the design of natural coastal infrastructure, such as mangrove forests and oyster reefs.
Tim Conway is a chemical oceanographer and an associate professor at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science. He is telling us about his research on cycling of trace metals: iron, zinc, nickel, and cadmium in the oceans.