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GeoHab Brings Together Geological and Biological Mapping Experts

GeoHab (Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping) is an international association of marine scientists studying biophysical (i.e. geologic and oceanographic) indicators of benthic habitats and ecosystems as proxies for biological communities and species diversity. The GeoHab 2018 annual conference will be held in Santa Barbara, California at the Fess Parker Resort from Monday May 7 to Friday May 11, 2018. The annual conference brings geologists, biologists,

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Species Discoveries on Display

The U.S. Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) has amassed a collection over 38 years of more than 280,000 specimen lots collected from all four U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions as part of BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program (ESP). To date, more than 350 species from the BOEM collection have been officially named and introduced to science for the first time.

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