Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

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High Seas @ Duke – Work

Spatial Ecology   The high seas is both a single thing and the sum of many parts.  It is singular because it is connected by both currents and by species.  However, it is also seamounts and hydrothermal vents and gyres, and convergence zones, and fracture zones and the “midnight zone”… and the list goes on. …

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High Seas @ Duke

What are the high seas? Deep, distant, dynamic, and diverse. Beyond borders but not beyond governance. A global commons and the common heritage of humankind. What we do  Spatial Ecology Where does biodiversity exist in the ocean? To answer this question, Duke scientists, lead by the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab (MGEL), have endeavored to provide fellow scientists …

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