Neil Hammerschlag http://wlrn.org en Miami Researcher Stars In TV Special On Great White Sharks http://wlrn.org/post/miami-researcher-stars-tv-special-great-white-sharks <p>Miami-based shark researcher Neil Hammerschlag, whose work <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/shark-tagging-program-seeks-turn-tide-misunderstood-species" target="_blank">WLRN has covered in the past</a>, is getting international attention with his latest study on the feeding habits of the ocean's most feared and misunderstood creature: the great white shark.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12355 at http://wlrn.org Miami Researcher Stars In TV Special On Great White Sharks Here's What It Feels Like To Pet A Live Shark http://wlrn.org/post/heres-what-it-feels-pet-live-shark <p>When we caught the first shark of the day, I'd already spent a good hour or so turning Neil Hammerschlag's words over in my head, like a gambler might fidget with a lucky coin in his pocket:&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"We might not </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">see</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> any sharks today."&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11116 at http://wlrn.org Here's What It Feels Like To Pet A Live Shark Shark Tagging Program Seeks To Turn The Tide For Misunderstood Species http://wlrn.org/post/shark-tagging-program-seeks-turn-tide-misunderstood-species <p>On Saturday morning, <a href="http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/people/faculty-index/?p=neil-hammerschlag" target="_blank">Neil Hammerschlag</a>&nbsp;stood on the stern of a charter boat frequently used for his innovative <a href="http://rjd.miami.edu/research/projects/gps-for-sharks#citizen-science" target="_blank">shark tagging</a> and research program. The boat had departed just after 9 a.m. from Miami Seaquarium's docks. It stopped just a few miles offshore, Miami's skyline still visible in the distance.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:01:33 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11019 at http://wlrn.org Shark Tagging Program Seeks To Turn The Tide For Misunderstood Species