Monthly Archives: July 2011

VENTuRE Cruise – 23rd-July-2011

The past 2 days have been full of excitement and disappointment. Dr. Andy Wheeler had an exciting video call with the Minister from Marine, Fisheries & Agriculture Simon Coveney, where the Minister seemed very interested with the objectives of the … Continue reading

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Jellyfish exhibit dynamic vertical movements – BEES research

BEES research on Jellyfish has shown that the marine creatures do not merely passively drift to find prey – they exhibit dynamic vertical movements that allow them to compete with fish for food. The research, published in the high-profile scientific … Continue reading

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VENTuRE Cruise – Update No.2: Sea Sickness

I spoke too soon when I told you that nothing could dampen our spirits in the last update. I have 2 words for you… Sea Sickness. After passing through a relatively large swell over the past 2 days (average 7m … Continue reading

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VENTuRE Cruise – Update No.1

Hey, my name’s Aaron Lim. I’m a 4th year Earth Science student at UCC. This summer I am lucky enough to have been given the opportunity to take part in the VENTuRE Cruise Survey assisting in the examination of Chemosynthetic ecosystems associated with … Continue reading

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VENTURE Mission Q&A

BEES scientists are leading a major research expedition to the mid-Atlantic starting today. For more on the Venture Mission, see this BEES news item. The purpose of the mission is to study two major, deep-sea ecosystems in relation to: •    … Continue reading

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