Category Archives: Oh, the Places We Go!

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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Survey Like a BOSS: A few highlights from a month at sea testing the Benthic Observation Survey System

Today’s piece comes to us from Ryan Fields, a lab technician in the Fisheries and Conservation Biology Lab. You can see him there on the right alongside lab mate Jimmy Williamson and Ichthyology lab member Rachel Brooks as they leave … Continue reading

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The SODA Project (no calories, all marine science)

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

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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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Ms. Scientist Goes to San Francisco

Amanda Heidt of the Invertebrate Molecular Ecology lab was recently selected as the 2018 KQED-CSUMB Fuhs Science Communication Fellow. The Fuhs Family Foundation provided funding for a one year $10,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship at KQED Public Media in … 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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