NOAA Sends Along a Postcard From the Field: Image caption: Photo of NOAA’s Joe Hoyt and Robert Carmichael, of Global Underwater Explorers, in a submersible and the wreck of a German U-boat that sank off NC’s coast in 1942. One … Continue reading →
Please join me TODAY Sunday 23 July at 5pm at Stuart Scuba for a talk on GUE’s Project Baseline, R/V Baseline Explorer, and Diver Capacity. Talk topics are: · Project Baseline and its conservation efforts · Research vessel Baseline Explorer · … Continue reading →
Recently, Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) released its 2016 Annual Report. Let’s take a moment to review just Who We Are at GUE: Global Underwater Explorers began with a group of divers whose love of underwater exploration grew naturally into a … Continue reading →
The North Florida Springs Alliance (NFSA), a nonprofit citizen support group for several local State Parks, sends a request for volunteers in late March and April, on weekends. Volunteers Needed for Peacock Springs If you have been to Wes Skiles … Continue reading →
The North Florida Springs Alliance (NFSA) is having its 2017 Eco-Day at Madison Blue Springs State Park this coming Saturday, March 18, at 8:30 AM. half day of clean-up and maintenance lunch and door prizes afternoon hiking, swimming or diving … Continue reading →
PBS NewsHour’s ScienceScope recently covered a mission Global Underwater Explorer’s Project Baseline participated in last summer in Bermuda. Partnered with Nekton, Project Baseline researched and surveyed deep reefs, corals, algae, sponges, water chemistry, and more during the nearly month-long mission … Continue reading →
Port Everglades Expansion Dredging — Public Meeting 22 Feb 2017: 2 & 6 pm, Ft Lauderdale, Florida Broward County Convention Center: 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316 or Sign the Petition What is Port Everglades Port Everglades is a … Continue reading →
Mer spoke earlier this week in Cary, NC on Project Baseline, R/V Baseline Explorer, and the benefits of high capacity dive training, as well as about GUE. Learn more about this presentation on the Project Baseline Blog.
Mer is speaking tomorrow in Cary, North Carolina on: Project Baseline and its conservation efforts, the research vessel Baseline Explorer, and the value of high capacity dive training. This will be at the Down Under Divers meeting at West Park … Continue reading →
Courtesy of Yosemite National Park (and also a great illustration of the power of Project Baseline-style images) We WISH this were an April Fools’ joke: April 1 snow surveys found that snowpack in the Merced drainage is 2% of average … Continue reading →
Check out this short video showing the duality of conditions documented by Project Baseline in Florida. For more about Project Baseline, check out this post, visit Project Baseline, or check out previous Project Baseline posts in this blog.
Project Baseline, a Global Underwater Explorers conservation initiative, has some great resources and project videos on its YouTube channel. There have been many additions to the Project Baseline YouTube Channel recently, make sure to check it out for yourself! Check … Continue reading →
Recent research into lionfish, an invasive species to Florida reefs, has shown that they can survive in very low salinity waters. This means that rivers and estuaries could be at risk to lionfish populations, whose voracious appetites could threatening juvenile … Continue reading →
The Florida Springs and Aquifer Protection Act, which aims to reduce nutrient levels and focuses on increasing aquifer levels, passed committee yesterday. The bill allows a Protection and Management Zone around certain springs and would be funded by the existing … Continue reading →
Check out the short video below showing short-term baseline shift at Project Baseline’s Hawaii Kai location, a couple islands over on O’ahu. What feature of your favorite dive site should Project Baseline track? Email Mer in Kona or Jo on … Continue reading →
Check out Project Baseline’s Blog post for early images back from Donnie’s Protrusion off South Bimini Island, Bahamas, spanning 14 years. Check out more photos available on Project Baseline’s site as well. Miss the announcement of GUE and Project Baseline’s new … Continue reading →
Robert and Todd speak about their personal experiences with condition degradation at some Florida dive sites. Check out the video below to understand why we need to understand and document the baseline. Post by Project Baseline.
Check out this post on Project Baseline’s blog. It captures the motivation behind Project Baseline’s creation and mission. We can all contribute to increasing public awareness of real, visually-evident environmental change by getting involved with Project Baseline. Post by Project … Continue reading →
Exploration news greets us this Aloha Friday on several fronts: Bahamas, Mexico, and Hawaii. From GUE and Project Baseline on the Pacific Provider at Andros Island, Bahamas Project Baseline reports: “Last night, a team of four technical divers dove … Continue reading →