NEWS & EVENTS
In the fall of 2021, Dani Alarcón, a researcher from the Galapagos Science Center, and Hector Guzman, senior scientist from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, first set out to tag blue whales off the coast of the Galapagos Islands.
Ecuador contributes to the NASA SHADOZ network with 36 probes per year through the USFQ Atmospheric Measurement Station
The Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) has the Atmospheric Research Institute (IIA), which conducts surveys of the ozone layer from its Atmospheric Measurement Station (EMA).
A multi-institutional team of scientists led by legendary oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer, Dr. Sylvia Earle (Mission Blue) carried out a two-week expedition in the Galapagos Marine Reserve.
The Galapagos Science Center hosts the World Summit on Island Sustainability to ensure healthy island ecosystems for future generations
The World Summit on Island Sustainability was held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Galapagos Science Center (GSC).
Underwater kleptoparasitims on a human diver by a Galapagos Flightless Cormorant Nannopterum harrisi
Juan Manuel Álava-Jurado, Michael J. Kingsford, Margarita Brandt & Eric Dorfman.
Water security and agricultural systems in the Galapagos Islands: vulnerabilities under uncertain future climate and land use pathways
Homero A. Paltán, Fátima L. Benítez, Manuel Narváez, Cristina Mateus, Carlos F. Mena.
Health status of the red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) determined by hematology, biochemistry, blood gases, and physical examination
Alice Skehel, Catalina Ulloa, Diane Deresienski, Cristina Regalado, Juan Pablo Muñoz-Pérez, Juan Augusto Garcia5, Britta Denise Hardesty, Ronald K. Passingham, Jason Steve Castañeda, Gregory A. Lewbart, Carlos A. Valle.
Movement and vertical habitat use of yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares in a vertical compressed habitat: the Galápagos Marine Reserve
Christoph A. Rohner, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Alex R. Hearn.
5TH GALAPAGOS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, on San Cristóbal Island, will host the 5th Galapagos Research and Conservation Symposium. This significant multidisciplinary event will feature scientific presentations and community-focused talks, showcasing research and initiatives related to conservation, environmental change, biodiversity and oceans, health, and community initiatives.
World Summit on Island Sustainability
In 2022, the Galapagos Science Center (GSC) and the broader UNC & USFQ Galapagos Initiative celebrated its 10th Anniversary. The GSC hosted the World Summit on Island Sustainability on June 26–30, 2022 at the Galapagos Science Center and the Community Convention Center on San Cristobal Island.