Life in Water Blog

EcoAnalysts Exhibits at 2016 Alaska Marine Sciences Symposium

Our CEO, Gary Lester, is in Anchorage this week attending the 2016 AMSS (http://amss.nprb.org/). In 2015 the conference hosted 841 registrants, 189 universities and agencies, 26 different U.S. states, 9 Alaska Native tribal regions, 5 Canadian Provinces/Territories, and 3 countries. EcoAnalysts has processed  over 100 marine benthic infauna samples in the Bering Sea and Chuckchi Sea recently … Continue reading EcoAnalysts Exhibits at 2016 Alaska Marine Sciences Symposium

EcoAnalysts’ Taxonomists Attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

EcoAnalysts’ marine taxonomists David Drumm and Chip Barrett attended the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology in Portland, Oregon, 3-7 January 2016. David Drumm presented a poster entitled, “New Deep-Sea Paratanaoidea (Crustacea: Peracarida: Tanaidacea) from the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico,” and Chip Barrett presented a poster entitled, “A new genus and … Continue reading EcoAnalysts’ Taxonomists Attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Wetland destruction and increasing commercial development

Wetlands are geographical areas always covered by water at varying depths at different times throughout the year. The amount of water present in these environments controls the type of flora and fauna living in and on the soil. Wetlands support both aquatic and terrestrial organisms but favor the growth of organisms that are specifically adapted … Continue reading Wetland destruction and increasing commercial development