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Category Archives: Oceanography
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
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
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
MLML researchers recently participated in a collaborative research project orchestrated by the Office of Naval Research to study stratified ocean dynamics in the Arctic (SODA). Two seas were examined for this project, the Beaufort and Chukchi seas; with the MLML team … Continue reading