Category Archives: Resources for Educators

Celebrating the art in seaweed science

By Ann Bishop MLML Phycology Lab, Graduate Student MLML Museum, Curator   SCIENCE often brings to mind measured and exact descriptions. But, often the process of conducting science requires curiosity, creativity, and a willingness to take an experimental risk. Qualities … 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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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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Moss Landing Welcomes the Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS)

Students here at Moss Landing Marine Labs recently founded a local chapter of the Society for Women in Marine Sciences (SWMS). While this group has been doing great work on the east coast for several years, we are excited to … Continue reading

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Who Are the People Who Run Towards the Stinky Beach Carcass?

  Sharon Hsu is a graduate student in our Vertebrate Ecology lab.     My initiation to the Stranding Network was by fire. Actually, by a 200-pound dead harbor seal that we had to drag up Spanish Bay and load … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Moss Landing Marine Labs

By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Watch this video to learn more about who we are, what makes MLML a first-class marine research institution, and discover the “spirit of MLML”!   About the video: With the generous donations from our supporters, MLML produced … Continue reading

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Aquacultural Methods for the Restoration of the Olympia Oyster ( Ostrea lurida) in Elkhorn Slough

  Post by guest blogger, Daniel Gossard, a graduate student in our Phycology Lab.   VIDEO CAPTION: A compound microscope shows an up close and personal view of one of the Oly larva. After some time having developed within the mantle … Continue reading

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Introducing, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?” a New Vlog Series

This year, MLML’s social media is introducing a new vlog (video blog) series called, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?”. These short video updates are your chance to learn about the MLML community and the roles we play to move … Continue reading

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El Niño: the event of the season

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab In the past few months, I have been asked more questions about oceanography than in the entirety of my career at Moss Landing. Inquiring minds want to know: what is this “El Niño storm” that … Continue reading

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Do you know where your seafood comes from?

With oceans covering over 75% of Earth’s surface, nearly one billion people depend on seafood for sustenance. As more people continue to add seafood into their diets, our seafood resources are becoming depleted. Some seafood such as bluefin tuna are … Continue reading

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