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Diving the MLML Seawater Intakes

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Earlier this week I volunteered to dive on the MLML seawater intakes, located about 200 m due west of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) and 17 m below the surface.  The intakes … Continue reading

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Tidepooling Take Two

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Earlier this week, three graduate student volunteers and I ventured to Bay View Academy in Monterey to talk with the fourth grade class about trophic levels and intertidal zonation.  I had the unique opportunity to lead … Continue reading

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R/V Point Sur in Transit

The R/V Point Sur is heading home this week, and students have had the opportunity to help with various science operations and add some cruise time to their resumes by joining up for a leg or two of the trip. … Continue reading

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Sampling on the High Seas

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Last week, students from the Chemical Oceanography class took advantage of many of the resources at Moss Landing Marine Labs to perform an analysis of dissolved oxygen throughout the seawater intake system.  The system … Continue reading

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Biological Oceanography Class Field Trip to the California Maritime Academy

by Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Last week the biological oceanography class took a field trip to the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo.  The purpose of the trip was to learn about the MLML Biological Oceanography Lab’s work with ballast … Continue reading

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Spring Tales and Tides

Moss Landing Marine Labs resumes classes today, and with the new semester comes renewed offering of exciting courses.  This spring, students at MLML have a number of options to satiate their appetites for statistics and data analysis, courses on scientific … Continue reading

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Follow the R/V Point Sur on Her First Voyage to Antarctica

On Thursday, November 29 the R/V Point Sur, MLML’s largest research vessel and a member of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System fleet, set sail for Palmer Station, Antarctica.  The ship and her crew, accessed for class cruises and interdisciplinary and … Continue reading

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8 Days at Sea

By Kelley Andrews, Pacific Shark Research Center The high-pitched whine of the winch jolts me awake.  I come groggily to my senses, noticing the cigarette smoke from some of the crewmembers wafting through the door of the bunkroom and the … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Students, New Stories

With classes underway, the lab is abuzz with new activities and learning.  This fall, the MLML community welcomes 22 new students to ten of our labs.  Ever find yourself wondering how graduate students at Moss Landing got their start in … Continue reading

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Volunteer Angling with CCFRP

By Jeff Christensen, CSU Stanislaus In 2011, I had the opportunity to participate in a California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program (CCFRP) fishing trip.  When I received a message from Andrea Launer, CCFRP Volunteer Coordinator, this spring about the summer data … Continue reading

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