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Fish out of water

Originally posted on The Drop-In Blog @ Moss Landing Marine Labs:
by Jackie Schwartzstein, Vertebrate Ecology Lab Last weekend, my fellow Vert-Lab-member Angie and I hopped in my little car and made the four hour drive down to Carpinteria, CA for offshore survival…

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Adventures in Phycology

Originally posted on The Drop-In Blog @ Moss Landing Marine Labs:
by Heather Fulton-Bennett, Phycology Lab One of the best parts of classes at Moss Landing Marine Labs, are the field trips. The Biology of Seaweeds class makes numerous trips around…

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Invertebrate Spotlight: Christmas Tree Worms

Originally posted on The Drop-In Blog @ Moss Landing Marine Labs:
By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Lab For those of you vertebrates who still have their holiday decorations up, here is an invertebrate you might enjoy learning about: the Christmas tree…

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Micro is King

Hello dear readers. We realize things have been a bit scant lately here at the Drop In, but summer = field season and so many of us at Moss Landing Marine Labs have been off to the far corners of … Continue reading

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Tacos, Takis, and Fish Diet: A Spring Break Saga

By: Holly Chiswell, Chemical Oceanography Lab Andddd we’re back! Over our spring break and the week after, 20 Moss Landing-ers drove down to Baja California Sur to conduct fieldwork on the island of El Pardito, off of La Paz…for class! The … Continue reading

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Fog Blog: Smoke on the Water

By: Alex Olson and Holly Chiswell, Chemical Oceanography Lab The Chemical Oceanography and MPSL labs set out on their latest cruise this past summer in hopes of bolstering and expanding their search to answer the question:  how is monomethylmercury (MMHg) transported … Continue reading

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Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 6

Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Currently, she functions as an independent Antarctic ecosystem research scientist collaborating with Jarrod Santora of UC Santa Cruz. In April, she headed out to sea with a new … Continue reading

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