05 December, 2021

Red Sea bioregions show changing blooms

Satellite data analysis lays a foundation for future studies on the impact of climate change on the Red Sea ecosystem.

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29 November, 2020

Robot probes the Red Sea's carbon storage system

Little of the organic carbon in the Red Sea could be reaching the depths necessary for long-term storage.

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25 January, 2018

PhD Proposal Defense: Michael Campbell

​Michael Campbell presents his PhD proposal today: Ecosystem response to scale in the north-central Red Sea

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01 November, 2017

Feature Researcher - Dr. Lohitzune Solabarrieta

Physical oceanography and engineering expertise applied to surface current mapping of the Red Sea. Find out why Dr. Solabarrieta chose this field and KAUST to pursue her postdoctoral studies.

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24 August, 2017

Feature Researcher

Dr. Benjamin Kürten is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Red Sea Research Center at KAUST. With over seven years of research experience of the Red Sea, he is emerging as a leading voice in biogeochemical cycles, food webs and ecohydrographic patterns in the region. We asked Ben to share with us some of his research interests and what inspired his passion for marine science. Read more about his story here.

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15 June, 2017

Wave to the Future

The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations completed installation of a surface current mapping system along the central Red Sea. These high frequency radar systems to map surface ocean currents, a first for Saudi Arabia, will enable near real-time information of currents, which carry nutrients, pollutants, stranded boats, or anything that floats.

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15 May, 2017

IOP at the International Ocean Colour Science Meeting in Lisbon

Surya Prakash and Malika Kheireddine participate in the 2017 International Ocean Colour Science meeting.

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17 November, 2016

Ocean Observing Workshop at KAUST

​Forty delegates from KAUST, Saudi agencies, PERSGA, King Abdulaziz University and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration convened on 17 November 2016 at KAUST to assess the benefits of an integrated national observational system for Saudi Arabia.

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14 November, 2016

ICMERS2016 International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea underway

​The International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea (ICMERS) KAUST Research Conference got underway this morning. The aim of the conference is to is to share knowledge, stimulate debate, encourage new thinking, and develop a regional Red Sea research map that generates new networks and partnerships going forward. It runs from November 14-16, 2016. See more info: http://buff.ly/2ex98wj

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06 May, 2016

Video: KAUST Professor Burton Jones explains how gliders transform our knowledge of the Red Sea

Burton Jones, KAUST professor of marine science and head of the Saudi Aramco-KAUST Marine Environmental Research Center, discusses how his team in the University’s Integrated Ocean Processes lab uses gliders, or underwater autonomous robots, to learn more about the biological processes of the Red Sea.

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05 May, 2016

Glider transforms knowledge of Red Sea in 1000 dives

In late November of 2015, the KAUST glider operating on what the IOP team calls the “Yanbu line” extending from KAUST to the middle of the Red Sea to Yanbu completed more than 1,000 dives, staying out in the water for 145 days and covering more than 4,500 kilometers of the Red Sea.

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01 March, 2016

ICMERS 2016 Call for Papers and Posters

ICMERS 2016 Call for Papers and Posters: Abstracts will be accepted until 15 May 2016 via icmers2016@kaust.edu.sa

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28 February, 2016

An ocean observatory for the Red Sea

Studies conducted at the Saudi Aramco-KAUST Marine Environmental Research Center provide new insights into the physical and biological aspects of the Red Sea. KAUST Discovery features Professor Burt Jones' Lab in the research highlights section.

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16 February, 2016

Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Physical Oceanography

Seeking Post-Doctoral Fellow in Physical Oceanography – apply now

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17 November, 2015

Save the Date! 2016 International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea

2016 International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea

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21 October, 2015

Sci-Café: How do we explore the Red Sea?

This month’s Café will focus on the Red Sea. Come join Burton Jones, Christian Voolstra, and Michael Berumen as we explore this month’s hot topic.

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20 October, 2015

Video: Professor Burt Jones explains the value of gliders to Red Sea research

Video: KAUST Professor of Marine Science, Burton Jones, talks about the Red Sea gliders used at KAUST to demonstrate the processes that drive the physics, biology and chemistry of the Red Sea.

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