• Making Water Pollution Visible Making Water Pollution Visible Learn more about this mission and view video.
  • The Technology Behind Giant Squid Images The Technology Behind Giant Squid Images See Dr. Widder interviewed on the CBS evening news.
  • The Campaign For A Clean Indian River Lagoon The Campaign For A Clean Indian River Lagoon
  • Indian River Lagoon Indian River Lagoon View live Kilroy data.
  • Making the Invisible Visible with Dr. Edie Widder Making the Invisible Visible with Dr. Edie Widder Video on bioluminescent bacteria with Dr. Edie Widder
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What We Are Learning From Kilroys
Dr. Edie Widder talks to WPTV News Channel 5 about the 13 ORCA Kilroys in the Indian River Lagoon and what we are learning. Learn More Here

The Campaign for a Clean Indian River Lagoon
ORCA has created a Campaign for a Clean Indian River Lagoon. The plan includes simple steps; first we will create a pollution gradient map of the entire 156 miles of the Indian River Lagoon. Then we will install 50 ORCA Kilroy™ water monitoring devices in the lagoon. With these two steps, sources of pollution can be identified and then be corrected or eliminated and nature can be restored. To learn more about ORCA’s Campaign for a Clean Indian River Lagoon. Click Here

The Technology Behind Those Amazing Giant Squid Images
The first footage of the Giant Squid (Architeuthis dux) in its natural habitat was filmed by ORCA's deep sea camera, Medusa! Dr. Edie Widder was one of the three Scientists involved in the Discovery Channel expedition that captured the Giant Squid on film in its natural habitat for the first time in history. The electronic jellyfish (e-jelly) that she and ORCA engineers developed, attracted the Giant Squid and made it possible to get this special video footage. This e-jelly imitates certain bioluminescent displays, like that of deep-sea jellyfish. More on this story: CBS Evening News | CBS This Morning | CNN

Making Water Pollution VisibleView video detailing how ORCA is making the invisible, visible. View video.

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coralwatch.org
Learn more about the effects of global warming.
lifesci.ucsb.edu
The UCSB Marine Biology Bioluminescence Website

jellywatch.org
Submit sightings of jellyfish and other marine life

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Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
usasciencefestival.org
Learn about the most dynamic scientists and engineers in the US
iscstormwater.com
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