Welcome to The Drop-In!Have you ever wondered what being a marine biologist is really like? Well then you’re in the right place! Welcome to The Drop-In, a blog run by the students of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in beautiful central California. In January 2021, The Drop-In moved to a new location on the MLML Student Life Website.
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Thirteen students defend thesis research in 2019!
By June Shrestha, MLML Ichthyology Lab I’m happy to share that we’ve had a total of 13 students students defend their theses in 2019! Please join me in congratulating the students, and read below to learn a little more about their … Continue reading
Open House 2019 is this weekend!
By June Shrestha, MLML Ichthyology Lab Come out and join us for an interactive peek at MLML research during this two-day event! Taking place all weekend, this special occasion is a family favorite with educational attractions and activities geared for all ages, … Continue reading
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Twelve students defend theses in 2018!
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Congratulations to the twelve students that successfully defended their theses in 2018! Laurel Lam, Ichthyology Alex Olson, Chemical Oceanography Holly Chiswell, Chemical Oceanography Cody Dawson, Phycology Evan Mattiasen, Ichthyology Tyler Barnes, Geological Oceanography Catarina Pien, Pacific Shark … Continue reading
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MLML students present research at Western Society of Naturalists 2018 meeting
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab Congratulations to the eight students that presented results of independent research at the annual Western Society of Naturalists (WSN) meeting in Tacoma, WA this November 8-11, 2018! WSN is a scientific society with a strong … Continue reading
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The Spirit of Moss Landing Marine Labs
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Watch this video to learn more about who we are, what makes MLML a first-class marine research institution, and discover the “spirit of MLML”! About the video: With the generous donations from our supporters, MLML produced … Continue reading
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Tales from the Field: Rhodolith Ecology on Santa Catalina Island
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. I recently returned from a field expedition to assist PIs Dr. Diana Steller (MLML) and Dr. Matt Edwards (SDSU) research rhodolith beds on Catalina! What are rhodoliths, you may ask? Rhodoliths exist around the world, yet not … Continue reading
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Adventures in Mexico!
Every two years, students and faculty of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories embark on a field studies course in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The field course is intended to give students the opportunity to lead independent field-based research projects in a … Continue reading
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Congratulations to our 2017 graduates!
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Congratulations to 14 students who defended their research theses and graduated from our program this year! Student research spanned across continents, taking us from the kelp forests of California, to the deep seas of South Africa, and … Continue reading
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Congrats to Fall 2016’s eight new Masters of Science!
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Congratulations are in order for the eight students who successfully defended their research theses this past semester (Fall 2016)! Student research spanned from California to French Polynesia, from plankton to marine mammals. Read below to … Continue reading
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Fisheries Course Navigates Students Through the Rocky Seas of Management
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Understanding how people use the ocean and its resources is not straightforward. Some fish for a job. Some fish for fun. Some don’t fish at all and use the waters for recreation, tourism, or science. … Continue reading
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