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Spring has sprung, the grass has riz

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab We are just breaths away from the first day of spring, and the wildlife of Moss Landing, CA is in a flurry. High above the the heads of kayakers and sea otters in Elkhorn Slough, birds have started … Continue reading

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MLML at the Marine Mammal Conference

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab This week marked the 21st Biennial conference of the Society of Marine Mammology (SMM) .  For any budding marine mammologist, this conference is a dream come true – many of the great authors and researchers that … Continue reading

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El Niño: the event of the season

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab In the past few months, I have been asked more questions about oceanography than in the entirety of my career at Moss Landing. Inquiring minds want to know: what is this “El Niño storm” that … Continue reading

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Marine and Green

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab Happy St. Patrick’s Day from all the critters wearing green under the sea!

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Things that go “bump” in the ocean

by Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab When Jacques-Yves Cousteau gave the world its first video footage of the ocean in color, he named this documentary The Silent World.  Perhaps as a result, most of us think of the ocean as … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath, and dive in with our new Vertebrate Ecologist!

Next semester, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories will welcome a new faculty member: Dr. Birgitte I. McDonald.  She is replacing Director Jim Harvey as the new head of the Vertebrate Ecology Lab.  Gitte agreed to answer a few questions about herself in … Continue reading

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Fog Blog: the June Edition

By Alex Olson & Holly Chiswell, Chemical Oceanography On June 5th, members of the Marine Pollutions Studies and Chemical Oceanography Labs under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Coale, began a week-long journey on the R/V Point Sur to investigate the … Continue reading

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