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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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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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¡Saludos desde Chile y Global Kelp Systems!

We’re going to take a brief break from highlighting the Habitat Mapping class’s work to talk about another class that just returned from the field: the Global Kelp Systems course held in Las Cruces, Chile! Every other year, a small … Continue reading

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Habitat Mapping: Marcel, Miya, & the Multibeam

As a part of our Habitat Mapping Class this semester we undertook the mission of learning the ins and outs of seafloor mapping theory and practice to make our new Kongsberg M3 Multibeam system work. The M3 is a seafloor … Continue reading

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

In the past, teachers here at Moss Landing Marine Labs have required their students to write companion blog pieces about their work as part of a course. For example, most recently we shared a series of posts from the Marine … 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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