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Kelp and Piscos in the Southern Sun

This week’s post was written by Ann Bishop of the Phycology Lab as a companion to the recent post about the Global Kelp Systems course. While both Chile and Monterey are dominated by kelp, they are not identical. Part of … Continue reading

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Listen Up! Brings Marine Science to Monterey-Area Schools

This week’s post comes from Vertebrate Ecology student Bri Madrigal. Bri recently started her own K-12 outreach program called Listen Up! to get kids interested in science and teach about the importance of acoustics in the marine environment.   I … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Kids and a Career for $500, Alex

This week’s post is written by Holly Chiswell of the Chemical Oceanography Lab as a companion to our most recent Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS) event, held at Moss Landing Marine Labs on February 21st.   I went hiking … Continue reading

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Habitat Mapping: Investigating Potential Impacts of the Soberanes Wildfires to the Big Sur Coastline

By: Jessie Doyle, Gilbert Mak, and Katie Szelong To wrap up our coverage of the Habitat Mapping class projects, this week’s post walks us through an investigation of the ways in which wildfires can impact both the physical condition of … Continue reading

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Habitat Mapping: The Fate of Wetlands at the Moss Landing Wildlife Area in Elkhorn Slough

We are back to covering class projects from Habitat Mapping this week. Julia Karo and Monica Appiano (“The Ladies”) will walk us through their study of marshland growth in Elkhorn Slough. Recently designated a Wetland of International Importance, the Slough … Continue reading

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Habitat Mapping: Marcel, Miya, & the Multibeam

Blog Post Authors: Miya Pavlock McAuliffe of the Physical Oceanography lab Marcel Peliks of the Geological Oceanography lab       As a part of our Habitat Mapping Class this semester we undertook the mission of learning the ins and … Continue reading

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Habitat Mapping: Changes in Dune and Beach Morphology on the Central Monterey Bay Coast from 2015 to 2018

  Blog Post Authors: Victoria Dickey of the Geological Oceanography lab. Amelia Labbe (not pictured).       Dunes are essential to protecting our low-lying coastal communities and agriculture fields here in Monterey from storms, waves, and erosion. The beautiful … Continue reading

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