Category Archives: teacher feature

Another “Thank You” to Dr. Kenneth Coale: A Student’s Perspective

Moss Landing has had a series of faculty retirements in the last year, including many who have been a part of the local community for decades. Kenneth Coale has long been synonymous with the lab space, helping students in the … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath, and dive in with our new Vertebrate Ecologist!

Next semester, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories will welcome a new faculty member: Dr. Birgitte I. McDonald.  She is replacing Director Jim Harvey as the new head of the Vertebrate Ecology Lab.  Gitte agreed to answer a few questions about herself in … Continue reading

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Basking Shark on the Move

By: Dave Ebert Pacific Shark Research Center A Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) tagged off the California coast in June 2011 has turned up northeast of the Hawaiian Islands. The shark, which was first spotted, and tagged with a pop-up satellite … Continue reading

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MLML’s Dr. Mike Graham on His New Book, “The Essential Naturalist”

By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Friends of MLML hosted a talk with one of MLML’s own, Dr. Mike Graham, author of “The Essential Naturalist.” An alumni of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, he then obtained … Continue reading

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Making an Impression: The Art and Science of Drying Seaweeds

It’s a few steps up from pressing flowers in the pages of your phone books, but the concept is the same.  Phycology student Sara Hutto shows an algal press from the MLML herbarium (that’s plant collection) to teachers from the … Continue reading

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Marine Science Teachers go CSI

A dead body on the beach surely warrants an investigation.  Teachers from around the country inspect a California sea lion carcass on Moss Landing State Beach as part of the National Marine Educators Association conference.  MLML students from the Teacher … Continue reading

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Following the Key to Seaweed ID

Invertebrate zoology student Kristin Meagher (right) helps middle and high school science teachers identify seaweeds using a dichotomous key (you know, one of those “If it’s green, go to step 2, if it’s another color go to step 3” kind … Continue reading

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