News

MBON and Biological Observing at UN

July 12, 2017.  US IOOS Program Office...

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Stanford COS Video Highlights eDNA Researchers

June 7 -- A new video by Stanford Unive...

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Muller-Karger Appointed GEO BON MBON co-chair

In 2016, Frank Muller Karger, PI of the ...

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Our Projects

Sanctuaries MBON Project locations.

What's New

2016-2017 Annual Report Highlights

Sanctuaries MBON teams are focused on the development of tools, concepts and best practices that contribute to assessments of ecosystem integrity and biodiversity to advance protection and management of marine living resources.

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New Data Product in Development

New data tools with interactive visualizations are being developed to support increased understanding of Sanctuary conditions and species status.

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eDNA Teams Develop Standardized Processes, Sampling and Prepare for Processing

The MBON eDNA teams made significant process towards optimizing standard operating procedures (SOP) for eDNA sample collection and processing.

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Topics of Interest

Coral Spawning Flower Garden Banks

MBON researchers observe coral spawning in Flower Garden Banks

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Cross MBON Collaboration

Collaboration between US MBON projects creates added value

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Seascapes featured in ICES Journal of Marine Science

Kavanaugh and MBON team advance seascape ecology research to better support biodiversity assessments.

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MBON Portal

When completed, the MBON Portal will give researchers access to real-time, delayed-mode, and historical datasets for species, habitats, in situ and remotely-sensed physical, chemical and biological observations.

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SANCTUARIES PROJECTS

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) is one of three Sanctuaries involved...

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) prote...

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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS) is the only sanctuary in the...

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News

Story Map Explains eDNA and HABs

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservat...

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Demo Video of MBON Portal

To explain the MBON portal functions and...

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Stanford COS Video Highlights eDNA Researchers

June 7 -- A new video by Stanford Unive...

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MBON eDNA discussed on BBC World Service

The environmental DNA research of Alexan...

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