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The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians.  This foundation is supported by an endowment from the extended Weston family, with the majority of the funds being directed to specific organizations in the fields of education and environment.  These bursary funds are…
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Long spines means smooth swimming for porcelain crab zoea larvae

BMSC / SFU Alumnus Anna Smith and Greg Jensen, (U of Washington, BMSC Crustacean Biology instructor) show the fantastically long spines on porcelain crab zoea larvea may these larvae to remain in nearshore coastal waters.

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Copepod sex-ratio responds to selection

The Anholt Lab report the first multi-generational quantitative evidence that clutch sex ratio responds to artificial selection in both directions (selection for male- and female-biased families) and in multiple populations of T. californicus.

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Seaweed evolution in the intertidal

BMSC/UBC graduate student and Fall Program Alumnus Sam Starko and co-authors B. Clamans and P. Martone study the effects of chronic physical stress on the morphological evolution of seaweeds in the dynamic intertidal environment.

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It’s a family affair!

Research in the Levitan lab is a family affair. The Levitan family are working together as a research team here at BMSC this summer.

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Hagfish adapt to high ammonia environments

Graduate student Alex Clifford and collegues report that the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) has an exceptional ability to both withstand and recover from exposure to high external ammonia it encounters when burrowed inside the decomposing carcass while feeding.

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Ocean Links

Follow these links for fun! If you have any other links you'd like to see here, send us the link by email! Coast Kids - Coast Kid is an environmental education program sponsored by Assateague Coastal Trust. The mission of the program is to help kids develop geographical and ecological awareness, encourage greater enjoyment of…
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Educator Resource Links

Resources for teachers and marine science educators Ocean Sense A novel education program that develops skills in analysing, understanding, and sharing of ocean data and knowledge. By exploring local observations and global connections, this program invites communities, educators, and students to collaborate in discovering the ocean through Ocean Networks Canada observatories. Hakai Magazine This magazine…
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Weather, Tides, & Data

Weather & Tides Weather forecast links Tofino weather forecast (from Environment Canada) Tofino Forecast Marine Forecast (West Coast Vancouver Island South, Environment Canada) Marine Forecast What are the surf conditions on Vancouver Island? How big is that fog bank? Check out Big Wave Dave What is the wind doing? Wind Forecast Cool visualizations of global…
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Frequently Asked Questions

Daily life at BMSC Is BMSC a scent-free workplace environment? YES! Exposure to scented products can adversely affect a person’s health. Visitors are asked leave scented products such as perfume, make-up, shampoo, deodorant, air fresheners, AXE body spray, etc. at home! Can my dietary needs/preferences be accommodated? The kitchen is equipped to accommodate many  dietary…
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