Florida Atlantic University HBOI
Research Laboratory Building II - Recognized in the Institutional $10 to $25 million category: The new, 43,710-square-foot, state-of-the-art research laboratory is the latest addition to the Florida Atlantic University's (FAU) branch of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI
), an organization dedicated to research and education in marine sciences.
has been working with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to conduct extensive laboratory testing of the queen conch cultured pearls.
ariakensis (shell height, 3.7-12 cm) used in this experiment were from the same cohorts used in the HBOI
mesocosm study, but reared at HPL.
For electroretinogram studies, animals collected on 8 Dec 1996 from the San Diego Trough were shipped in light-tight containers to the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI
), Fort Pierce, Florida.
About the time John Ryther returned to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) from Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI
), John told a newspaper reporter from the Boston Globe that a benefit of returning to WHOI was the freedom of moving from one area of research to another.