The Hakai Institute conducts long-term scientific research at remote locations on the coastal margin of British Columbia, Canada.
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Submerged beneath the waves off the Central Coast of British Columbia, a specialized piece of equipment resembles a sort of scientific Christmas tree. How do you pick it up off the seafloor to retrieve the data?
Every skeleton has its own personal story. When an old male sea otter washed up on Calvert Island, Hakai scientists sprung into action and recovered its body. After 150 meticulous hours rebuilding his skeleton, he takes his final dive.
As rocky reef monitoring enters its fifth year this week, we look back at highlights from last year’s survey.
Travel to Panama and find out what tropical coastal research is like at another Smithsonian Institution’s MarineGEO site.
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