Stanford GSB – The Simulation

Experience the ‘Hands-On” learning of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Student team compete against each other live as they are given complex business tasks, variable data and a decision deadline.  They face the real world in the world class academic setting.  

A Day on the Reef – Ofu, American Samoa – The Palumbi Lab

Stanford University’s, Palumbi Lab fans out across the reef on Ofu in American Samoa.  It’s a dawn to dark search for the world’s strongest corals with quadrats and quadcopters, genes and mapping.

UFO on OFU

Strange sighting to be investigated by Stanford team on the South Pacific island of Ofu.

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Stanford University Ofu Island Drone Test

The Stanford team and VedPhoto brought to Ofu by the Palumbi Lab prep a Quadcopter Drone for an over water test flight.  The drone will image the reef to enhance research being done on climate change resistant corals.

Microdocs – Darwin’s Volcano

At the turn of the century, the British Royal Society tested Charles Darwin’s theory of how an atoll formed on the mid-pacific island of Funafuti.  We found the test site, now steps for the porch of the island grade school and look at how this amazing theory was ultimately proved correct.

Ocean Babies On Acid – The Time Machine

In this experiment, scientists create a time machine in the lab to take the ocean babies to the ocean of the future. What happens to the delicate larvae of ocean creatures when they are exposed to increasing acid levels in the ocean?  Stanford University and Bodega Marine Lab scientists conduct an experiment on how acidity […]

Stanford Magazine Cover Story

The Comeback Corals Dan Griffin’s photography illustrates Stanford Magazine’s cover story on coral research on the island of Ofu in American Samoa.  The story, which focuses on how corals might survive global warming, is accompanied by a Microdocs™ video. Download Magazine Layout Robot Tidepools Video Explore the Microdocs series.

Antarctic Minke Whales

In this piece Steve explains a new study disputing post-whaling population for Antarctic Minke Whales. An ongoing debate in the management of Antarctic minke whales concerns whether they are more abundant now than a century ago. Using genetic analysis, scientists project the number of whales that swam in the waters of Antarctica and are testing […]

What’s Killing the Coral?