The Ocean Project  A design lab                                       
Jon Isherwood
Betsy Sherman                                                                                                                                                            



Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Marine Biological Laboratory
Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Center for Marine Biodiversity & Conservation
National Assoc of Marine Labs
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
New England Aquarium: Conservation and Research
Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO): Marine and Atmospheric Research

Geophysical processes
    Sculpting the earth
    Sonar of seafloor
    The engine that drives the earth
    Mid-oceanic ridges

Environments and Ecology
    Marine ecosystems: EPA site with links to NOAA
    Seafloor vents
    Mangrove communities
    What are coral reefs
    Reef fish populations open or closed
    Deep sea
    Saving New Orleans
    Krill, currents and sea ice
    Mid water

Marine Life
    Life in the ocean
    Uprooting the tree of life    
    The origin of animal body plans: 1) scientific american paper,  2) NY Times article
    Evolution of life on the seafloor
    The ocean's invisible forest
    Color of reef fish
    Echinoderms body plans
    Killer whales and marine mammals
    Ocean microbes
    Slime hag
    Shark's electric sense
    Life's rocky start
    Transparent animals-marine

    Enriching the sea to death
    Ocean Acidification
    Wading in waste
    Ocean dead zones

Problems affecting marine biodiversity
    Ode to a codfish
    Coral reef bleaching
    Coral reef degradation
    Fishkilling in reefs
    Marine fish pop collapse
    Counting the last fish
    Reviving marine dead zones
    U.S. ocean fish recovery
    Confronting the coral reef crisis
Climate and Oceans

    Defusing global warming
    Climate change and marine plankton
    Coral reef extinction risk
    Climate change and marine plankton
    Climate change and biological invasions
    Climate change and fish

Law, ethics, politics
Launching a sea ethic
    Law and the sea
    U.N. Resolution: Oceans and law of the sea
    Website: Researching International Marine Environmental Law
    U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy: An Ocean Blueprint for the 21st Century
    House Resolution 21: Oceans Conservation, Education, and National Strategy for the 21st Century Act
    Ocean commissions
    Marine Protected Areas
    Supreme Court Case: Navy vs. Natural Resources Defense Council
    The tragedy of the commons by Garrett Hardin - one of the original clarion calls to action in the environment


Eve Mosher, high water line:

He He, french collective, lot's of work. this is a visualization of reduced power usage in a helsinki:

Marina Zurkow (several projects about rising water levels, animated/video etc.)

Michael Mandiberg, oil standard and the real costs, firefox plugin:

Natalie Jeremijenko, environmental health clinic:


Eyebeam has a sustainable research group, they did the exhibition feedback (many links)

Smart Museum in Chicago, Beyond Green exhibition cat.:

Exit Arts "Social-Environmental Aesthetics" series (SEA):