News and Events

 

In this section, important dates such as lectures, workshops, holidays in Costa Rica and birthdays of all staff will be.
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JULY- 2018

   

V Latin American Symposium of Polychaeta.        
        Symposium:
        V Latin American Symposium of Polychaeta.
        July 17 - 19, 2018.
        See Information

 

JANUARY - 2018

   

Called to submit abstracts for the V Latin American Symposium of Polychaeta.        
        Called to submit abstracts:
        for the V Latin American Symposium of Polychaeta.
        January 15, 2018.
                                                  See Information

 

OCTOBER - 2017

     

I International Workshop on Isotopes for Tropical Ecosystem Studies        
        I International Workshop on Isotopes:
        For Tropical Ecosystem Studies
        From Monday 02 to Friday 06 October, 2017.
        See Information

 

SEPTEMBER - 2017

          

Conference: Isolation and identification of octocoral fungi in the Caribbean of Costa Rica during El Niño 2015-2016.        
        Charla:
        Conference: Isolation and identification of octocoral fungi in the Caribbean of Costa Rica during El Niño 2015-2016.
        Thursday September 28, 2017.
        See Information

 




Workshop: training and consultation on seagrass.        
        Workshop:
        training and consultation on seagrass
        Thursday September 21, 2017.
        See Information

 


 

Incopesca prohibits the capture of sawfish in Costa Rican waters.        
        Note:
        Incopesca prohibits the capture of sawfish in Costa Rican waters.
        Courtesy of AMPrensa.com.
                                                  Monday September 18, 2017.
                                                  See Note

 

Regional surf forecast Monday 18 to Sunday 24 September, 2017.        
        Surf in Costa Rica:
        Regional surf forecast from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 September, 2017.
        Monday 18 September, 2017.
        See Report

 

Local forecasts Waves and Wind.        
        Local forecasts Waves and Wind:
        Valid from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 September, 2017.
        Monday 18 September, 2017. Costa Rica.
        See Information

   

Conference: Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries in Costa Rica: an approach based on local-community voices.        
        Conference:
        Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries in Costa Rica: an approach based on local-community voices.
        Thursday September 14, 2017.
        See Information

 




 

Conference: Deep regions of Costa Rica an unknown country.        
        Conference:
        Deep regions of Costa Rica an unknown country.
        Saturday September 09, 2017.
        See Information

 




 

Warning: Pacific of Costa Rica 07/09/2017 - 11:45 am.        
        Warning:
        Pacific of Costa Rica 07/09/2017 - 11:45 am.
        Thursday September 07, 2017.
        See Report

     

AUGUST - 2017

          

Conference: In search of Sierra Pez in Costa Rica: challenges and lessons.        
        Conference:
        In search of Sierra Pez in Costa Rica: challenges and lessons.
        Thursday August 31, 2017.
        See Information

 

We invite you to visit and collaborate with this initiative: Raising Coral Costa Rica.        
        We invite you:
        to visit and collaborate with this initiative: Raising Coral Costa Rica.
        Tuesday August 22, 2017.
                                                  See Information

Warning: High Tides - Valid for Tuesday, August 22, 2017.        
        Warning:
        High Tides - Valid for Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
        Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
        See Report

     

Conference: Depredation mediated by an ever-moving environment.        
        Conference:
        Conference: Depredation mediated by an ever-moving environment.
        Wednesday August 23, 2017.
        See Information





 

Workshop on training and consultation on seagrass.        
        Workshop:
        training and consultation on seagrass.
        Wednesday August 23, 2017.
        See Information




 

Conference: Ecotoxicological evaluation of the pesticide Etoprofos in tropical freshwater fish: biochemical, physiological and behavioral approach.        
        Conference:
        Ecotoxicological evaluation of the pesticide Etoprofos in tropical freshwater fish: biochemical, physiological and
       behavioral approach.

        Monday August 21, 2017.
        See Information





 

Cimar warns of strong waves on the Pacific coast Monday.        
        Note:
        Cimar warns of strong waves on the Pacific coast Monday.
        Courtesy of Teletica.com
        sunday 13 August, 2017.
        See Note

     

A trip to Sweden to talk about fjords and ocean acidification.        
        Note:
        A trip to Sweden to talk about fjords and ocean acidification.
        Courtesy of the magazine: Ojo al Clima.
        Thursday August 10, 2017.
        See Note

 

This weekend, a Pacific swell flows into our Pacific coasts.        
        Local Forecast Surf and Wind:
        This weekend, a Pacific swell flows into our Pacific coasts.
        Thursday August 10, 2017.
                                                   See Information

     

Warning: High Surf - Valid for Thursday August 10, 2017.        
        Warning:
        High Surf - Valid for Thursday August 10, 2017.
        Thursday August 10, 2017.
        See Report

     

Conference: 'Yap Coral Reefs, Micronesia: Culture, Ecology, Threats and Lessons'        
        Conference:
        'Yap Coral Reefs, Micronesia: Culture, Ecology, Threats and Lessons'
        Monday August 07, 2017.
        See Information

 




 

Defense of Thesis: 'Ecotoxicological evaluation of the pesticide Etoprofos in tropical freshwater fish: biochemical, physiological and behavioral approach'.        
        Defense of Thesis:
        'Ecotoxicological evaluation of the pesticide Etoprofos in tropical freshwater fish: biochemical, physiological and
       behavioral approach'.
        Monday August 07, 2017.
                                                  See Information

 

JULY - 2017

          

Research: Know the secret life of sharks.        
        Research:
        Know the secret life of sharks.
        Courtesy of Informe 11.
        Friday July 28, 2017.
                                                  See Report

 

Congratulations to Paula Marcela Pérez Briceño.        
        Congratulations:
        to Paula Marcela Pérez Briceño.
        Wednesday July 26, 2017.

 



 

Defense of Final Graduation Work: 'Erosion in Beaches of the Pacific of Costa Rica: Analysis from the perspective of Integrated Management of Tropical Coastal Areas.'        
        Defense of Final Graduation Work:
        Defense of Final Graduation Work: 'Erosion in Beaches of the Pacific of Costa Rica: Analysis from the perspective of
        Integrated Management of Tropical Coastal Areas.'

        Wednesday July 26, 2017.
                                                  See Information

 

Conference: Ictiofauna marine-coastal Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica: an independent approach to fisheries.        
        Conference:
        Ictiofauna marine-coastal Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica: an independent approach to fisheries.
        Monday July 24, 2017.
        See Information






 

Marine species are monitored in Coco Island.        
        Report:
        Marine species are monitored in Coco Island.
        Courtesy Repretel News.
        Thursday July 20, 2017.
                                                   Ver Video

 

Around Prevention.        
        Document:
        Around Prevention.
        Tuesday July 18, 2017.
        See Report





 

Congratulations to Eddy Gómez Ramírez.        
        Congratulations:
        to Eddy Gómez Ramírez.
        Wednesday July 12, 2017.

 



 

Conference: Comunidad zooplanctónica en el Pacifico Tropical Oriental, en el estrecho de Drake y alrededores de la Península Antártica.        
        Conference:
        Comunidad zooplanctónica en el Pacifico Tropical Oriental, en el estrecho de Drake y alrededores de la Península          Antártica.
        Monday July 10, 2017.
        See Information




  

Deputy Frank Camacho and UCR propose defense of the Sawfish.        
        Presentation of the Draft Fish Protection Law Sawfish:
        Deputy Frank Camacho and UCR propose defense of the Sawfish.
        Courtesy of Frente Amplio.
        Tuesday July 04, 2017.
        See Reportege

 

Documentary: Work in the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland 'In Search of the Sawfish - Costa Rica'.        
        Documentary:
        Work in the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland 'In Search of the Sawfish - Costa Rica'
        Saturday July 01, 2017.
        See Documentary

     

Costa Rica is ideal for exploring deep areas.        
        Reportage:
        Costa Rica is ideal for exploring deep areas.
        Courtesy of Digital Nación.
        Saturday July 01, 2017.
        See Reportage




 

JUNE - 2017

     

Finca Seis Once School in the area Sierpe sharing with the children in the first of many workshops about Sawfish.        
        Workshop about Sawfish:
        Finca Seis Once School in the area Sierpe sharing with the children in the first of many workshops about Sawfish.
        Thursday June 29, 2017.
        See Pictures

 

Conference: Seagrass meadows in Costa Rica.        
        Conference:
        Seagrass meadows in Costa Rica.
        Thursday June 22, 2017.
        See Information



 

Dr. Mario Espinoza Mendiola, shares his research findings of the project called 'We are looking for the sierra fish in Costa Rica'.        
        Video:
        Dr. Mario Espinoza Mendiola, shares his research findings of the project called 'We are looking for the sierra fish in         Costa Rica'.
        Courtesy of the program ConCiencia
        Wednesday June 14, 2017.
        See Video

 

A group of scientists wants to 'reforge' the corals of Golfo Dulce, in southern Costa Rica.        
        Video:
        A group of scientists wants to 'reforge' the corals of Golfo Dulce, in southern Costa Rica.
        Courtesy of the digital magazine: Ojo al Clima.
        Tuesday June 13, 2017.
        See Video

 

Conference: Oceanic acidification in the deep sea: evaluating the resilience in coral ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico.        
        Conference:
        Oceanic acidification in the deep sea: evaluating the resilience in coral ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico.
        Tuesday June 13, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Recent publication of an executive decree in danger of conservation of sharks        
        Note:
        Recent publication of an executive decree in danger of conservation of sharks.
        Courtesy of page of the University of Costa Rica.
        Friday June 09, 2017.
        See Note





 

Stand on the Day of the Oceans in Marine Park - Puntarenas.        
        Stand:
        Stand on the Day of the Oceans in Marine Park - Puntarenas.
        Thursday June 08, 2017.
        See Photos

 

Round Table Climate Change: Science and Education Building a Future.        
        Round Table Climate Change:
        Science and Education Building a Future.
        Thursday June 08, 2017.
        Ver Información

 

 

World Oceans Day.        
        World Oceans Day.
        Thursday June 08, 2017.
        See Information

    


 

Our researcher Jeffrey Sibaja in the project: 'Ecology of the beaches of sand e intermarels stones of Costa Rica'        
        Phantom 4:
        Our researcher Jeffrey Sibaja in the project: 'Ecology of the beaches of sand e intermarels stones of Costa Rica'
        Tuesday June 06, 2017.
        See Video

 

Our oceanographer Omar Lizano in a conference in Puntarenas like part of the celebration of the Oceans Day.        
        Conference:
        Our oceanographer Omar Lizano in a conference in Puntarenas like part of the celebration of the Oceans Day.
        Tuesday June 06, 2017.
        See Photos

 

ROC HITS Costa Rica Margin Expedition.        
        Expedition:
        ROC HITS Costa Rica Margin Expedition.
        Thursday June 01, 2017.
        See Information

 

MAY - 2017

   

New office within CIMAR, at University of Costa Rica.        
        Change of office:
        New office within CIMAR, at University of Costa Rica.
        Tuesday May 30, 2017.
        See Information

 

Research Project: We are looking for sawfish in Costa Rica.        
        Research Project: We are looking for sawfish in Costa Rica.
        Courtesy of the Magazine ConCiencia - UCR.
        Monday May 29, 2017.
        See Information

     

Part of the research work at Bahia Culebra by Dr. Jeffrey Sibaja.        
        Part of the research work at Bahia Culebra by Dr. Jeffrey Sibaja.
        Monday 21 May, 2017.
        See Video

     

Conference:  American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) in rivers of the Caribbean mainland drainages: Observations from the watersheds of the La Amistad World Heritage Site (Costa Rica/Panama).        
        Conference:
        American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) in rivers of the Caribbean mainland drainages: Observations from the watersheds             of the La Amistad World Heritage Site (Costa Rica/Panama).
        Monday May 8, 2017.
        See Information

 
 

Warning: High Surf - Valid for Friday, May 5, 2017.        
        Warning:
        High Surf - Valid for Friday, May 5, 2017.
        Friday May 5, 2017.
        See Report

     

APRIL - 2017

   

Do you want to know about the project 'In find of Sawfish in Costa Rica'?        
        Do you want to know about the project 'In find of Sawfish in Costa Rica'?
        Monday Abril 24, 2017.
        See Information

 
 

The odyssey of 'reforesting' the Ticos reefs.        
        The odyssey of 'reforesting' the Ticos reefs.
        Courtesy of Semanario Universidad - Magazine Ojo al Clima.
        Friday April 20, 2017.
        Read Report

 
 

Conference: Genetic connectivity in coastal fishes of commercial importance in the Pacific of Costa Rica: implications for fisheries management.        
        Conference:
        Genetic connectivity in coastal fishes of commercial importance in the Pacific of Costa Rica: implications for
       fisheries management.
        Friday April 7, 2017.
        See Information

 
 

Surf forecast for the Caribbean and the North Pacific of Costa Rica.        
        Caution Condition:
        Surf forecast for the Caribbean and the North Pacific of Costa Rica.
        Thursday April 6, 2017.
        See Report

    

Conversations from campus: 'Earth held out like the big ones'..        
        Conversations from campus:
        'Earth held out like the big ones'.
                                                  Courtesy of Semanario Universidad.
                                                  Wednesday April 5, 2017.
                                                  See Note

 

Conference: Using sea turtles as ecological indicators in dynamic ocean ecosystems.        
        Conference:
        Using sea turtles as ecological indicators in dynamic ocean ecosystems.
        Monday April 3, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

MARCH - 2017

     

Bioluminiscencia Costa Rica.        
        Information:
        Bioluminescence Costa Rica.
        In charge of Licda. Rebeca Rojas Alfaro (Biologist Marine Biologist).
        Monday March 27, 2017.
        See Information






 

Conference: Luminescent bacteria isolated from the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica.        
        Conference:
        Luminescent bacteria isolated from the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica.
        Thursday March 23, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Interview Sawfish.        
        Interview:
        Sawfish.
        Wednesday March 22, 2017.
        See Video

 
 

Interview Sawfish in Costa Rica.        
        Interview:
        Sawfish in Costa Rica.
        Monday March 20, 2017.
        Listen to interview

 
 

Conference: Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries: Dissection of a promise of management.        
        Conference:
        Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries: Dissection of a promise of management.
        Monday March 20, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Conference: Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries: Dissection of a promise of management.        
        Conference:
        Marine Areas of Responsible Fisheries: Dissection of a promise of management.
        Friday March 17, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Cangrejos de agua dulce transmiten peligroso parásito al humano.        
        Note:
        Freshwater crabs transmit dangerous parasite to humans.
        Courtesy of CAMPUS-UNA Digital Magazine.
        Thursday March 16, 2017.
        Read More...

 
 

Conference: Freshwater Crayfish as Surrogates in Conservation Biology.        
        Conference:
        Freshwater Crayfish as Surrogates in Conservation Biology.
        Thursday March 16, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Monitoreo Bahía Culebra.        
        Monitoreo Bahía Culebra.
        Thursday March 9, 2017.
        Read Note

 
 

Conference: Evaluation of the reefs of Costa Rica: comparison with the reefs of Brazil.        
        Conference:
        Evaluation of the reefs of Costa Rica: comparison with the reefs of Brazil.
        Wednesday March 8, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Proyecto Ondas en Isla del Caño.        
        Proyecto Ondas en Isla del Caño.
        Thursday March 2, 2017. Costa Rica.
        See Information

   

FEBRUARY - 2017

   

Conference: The Nature Index: a framework to quantify and communicate the state of biodiversity.        
        Conference:
        The Nature Index: a framework to quantify and communicate the state of biodiversity..
        Monday February 27, 2017.
        See Information

 

 

Monitoring Osa.        
        Monitoring Osa.
        Sunday February 26, 2017.
        Read More

 

 

Conference: Diversity and crude oil degradation potential of fungi from Kinsport, Nova Scotia seawater        
        Conference:
        Diversity and crude oil degradation potential of fungi from Kinsport, Nova Scotia seawater.
        Friday February 24, 2017.
        See Information

 


 

The Challenges - Science in the Isla Cocos National Park, December 2016.        
        Expedition:
        The Challenges - Science in the Isla Cocos National Park, December 2016.
       Courtesy of the page Conservación Internacional.
        Wednesday February 22, 2017.
                                                  Read More...

 
 

Driving expedition - Isla Cocos National Park, December 2016        
        Expedition:
        Driving expedition - Isla Cocos National Park, December 2016.
       Courtesy of the page Conservación Internacional.
        Wednesday February 22, 2017.
        Read More...

   

Contest of the Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography        
        Student competition:
        Looking for assistant for Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography - CIMAR.
        Friday February 10, 2017.
        See Information

 



 

Symposium: 'Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction'.        
        Symposium:
        In honor of World Wetlands Day, it will be celebrated with the theme: 'Wetlands for disaster risk reduction'.
        Thursady February 2, 2017.
        See Information

 

Defense of the Final Graduation Project on: Effect of intermittent flow on the assembly of aquatic macroinvertebrates and physico-chemical characteristics in five seasonal water bodies.        
        Defense of the Final Graduation Project:
        Effect of intermittent flow on the assembly of aquatic macroinvertebrates and physico-chemical characteristics in five seasonal water bodies.
        Wednesday February 1, 2017.
        See Information

 
 

The secret life of sharks in Coco Island.        
        The secret life of sharks in Coco Island.
        A camera slowly descends to the bottom of the sea, hoping to catch a glimpse of the secret life...
        Courtesy of magazine C+T - UCR.
        Wednesday February 1, 2017.
        Read More

 
 

JANUARY - 2017

   

The ABC of coral reef whitening.        
        The ABC of coral reef whitening.
        Of all ecosystems, few have more to lose from climate change than reefs...
        Courtesy of magazine Ojo al Clima.
        Monday January 30, 2017.
        Read More

 
 

Starting in 2050, tidal reefs would suffer whitening every year.        
        Starting in 2050, tidal reefs would suffer whitening every year.
        Today, in early 2017, Costa Rican corals are cooled, but recovering....
        Courtesy of the magazine Ojo al Clima.
        Thursday January 26, 2017.
        Read More...

 
 

Scientists of the UCR seek to the sawfish in Costa Rica.        
        Scientists of the UCR seek to the sawfish in Costa Rica.
        Scientists from the UCR are looking for sawfish in our country. A campaign aims to know the areas...
        Courtesy of teletica.com
        Thursay January 26, 2017.
        See the Report

 
 

UCR begins campaign to save the sawfish.        
        UCR begins campaign to save the sawfish.
        The University of Costa Rica (UCR) has launched a campaign to save a marine species in...
        Courtesy of larepublica.net
        Tuesday January 24, 2017.
        See the Report

 

¿Has visto al pez sierra en Costa Rica?        
        Have you seen the sawfish in Costa Rica?
        A very particular predator, with a snout shaped like a saw...
        Tuesday January 24, 2017.
        See the Report

 

Expedition to ‘island of sharks’ gathers hundreds of hours of new ocean data.        
        Expedition to ‘island of sharks’ gathers hundreds of hours of new ocean data.
        Editor’s note: Last December, a scientific team began the rocky 36-hour boat journey from Puntarenas, Costa Rica...
        Courtesy of Conservation International
        Monday January 23, 2017.
        See the Report

 

Biologists seek to create awareness for the conservation of the sawfish.        
        Biologists seek to create awareness for the conservation of the sawfish.
        Campaign "In search of the pez sierra" seeks to know areas where there are still specimens of this species for...
        Courtesy of the ODI-UCR
        Tuesday January 24, 2017.
        See Press Release

 




 

Conference: Carbon sinks in Mediterranean seagrass: environmental conditions.        
        Conference:
        Carbon sinks in Mediterranean seagrass: environmental conditions.
        Lunes 23 de Enero, 2017.
        Ver Charla

 
 

Conference: Application of modern non-invansive imaging techniques in morfology and anatomy.        
        Conference:
        Application of modern non-invansive imaging techniques in morfology and anatomy.
        Tuesday January 10, 2017.
        See Conference

 

High swell and strong winds.        
        *** WARNING ***
        High swell and strong winds.
        Sunday January 8, 2017. Costa Rica.
        View Prevention

   

DECEMBER- 2016

   

Conference: Spatial prioritization for the conservation of marine biodiversity in 3D.        
        Conference:
        Spatial prioritization for the conservation of marine biodiversity in 3D.
        Thursday December 15, 2016.
        See Conference




 

Expedition CIMAR-CI Coco Island 2016. Departing to monitor the reef health. Experiments, bruvs, arms...        
        Tour to Coco Island:
        Expedition CIMAR-CI Coco Island 2016. Departing to monitor the reef health. Experiments, bruvs, arms...
        Sunday 4 de December, 2016.
        See Photo

 

A researcher from the ULL is participating in an expedition to evaluate the conservation of coral reefs in Costa Rica.        
        Reportage:
        A researcher from the ULL is participating in an expedition to evaluate the conservation of coral reefs in Costa Rica.
        Tuesday December 29, 2016.
        Ver Reportage




 

Genetic tools to improve the production of compatible solutes in halophilic bacteria.        
        Conference #1:
        Genetic tools to improve the production of compatible solutes in halophilic bacteria.
        Conference #2:
        Relationship between biodiversity and phytoplankton ecosystem functions: A perspective based on diversity of traits.
        Friday December 2, 2016.
        See Conference

 


 

NOVEMBER- 2016

     

Environmental Flows: Lessons Learned During 15 Years of Research.        
        Conference:
        Environmental Flows: Lessons Learned During 15 Years of Research.
        Tuesday November 29, 2016.
        See Conference

 



 

Conference: Using sea turtles as ecological indicators in dynamic ocean ecosystems.        
        Conference:
        Using sea turtles as ecological indicators in dynamic ocean ecosystems.
        Friday November 25, 2016.
        See Conference

 



 

Tides News.        
        *** WARNING***
        Tides News.
        Wednesday November 23, 2016. Costa Rica.
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Carbon sinks in seagrasses of the Mediterranean: environmental conditions.        
        Conference:
        Carbon sinks in seagrasses of the Mediterranean: environmental conditions.
        Thursday November 10, 2016.
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