Even after five decades, Doug Colton remembers the jellyfish off Calvert Island when he was a kid in the 1960s. While scientists still don’t fully understand what triggers jellyfish blooms, new technology is helping them find out.
The Hakai Institute is headed north. October 12, 2018 marked the opening of the new Hakai Cryosphere Node—a center for research focused on ice and snow studies at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George.
Not all science is glamorous. Science often requires repeated, monotonous measurements to test a hypothesis. So, day after day, a team of diligent scientists completed a mundane task, so others in the future may not have to.