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Taking Up Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS)

This week’s post is written by Amanda Heidt of the Invertebrate Zoology Lab as summer field season gets underway here at Moss Landing.   It’s been a bit…vertebrate-y on the blog lately, so today we’re going to hear about one … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life of an Elephant Seal Biologist at Año Nuevo State Park

(Today, we have another post courtesy of MS 211: Ecology of Marine Mammals, Birds and Turtles, this time from Moss Landing student and author Jenni Johnson. She is going to talk about the hectic but rewarding work involved in elephant … Continue reading

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Art and Science: A Symbiotic Relationship

Today’s post was provided by San Jose State student Olivia Townsend. Olivia is currently attending Moss Landing as an auxiliary student in MS 211: Ecology of Marine Mammals, Birds and Turtles. Lucky for us (!), she is also an amazing … Continue reading

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Opening Up Open House: a Behind the Scenes Look

If you’ve been following the blog more recently, you’re most likely aware that our Open House is coming up this weekend, April 30-May 1, 8AM-5PM. This event is a huge draw for the community every time we hold it, and … Continue reading

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A Semester (and a Year) Down

By Amanda Heidt, Invertebrate Zoology Lab Funny story: I started writing this blog post a month ago, and then was so blindsided by the fury of end-of-semester squeeze that I’ve only now just gotten around to finishing it. Perhaps you … Continue reading

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First Thoughts From a First Year

Amanda is a first-year graduate student working in the Invertebrate Zoology lab at MLML. She’s here to provide an insider’s opinion on the graduate process beginning with day one. You can follow Amanda on Instagram (@scatter_cushion) for more sciency goings-ons … Continue reading

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