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Struggles with mental health while writing a graduate thesis

By Kenji Soto, MLML Geological Oceanography Lab My time as a student at Moss Landing have been some of the most enjoyable years of my life.  I have had the opportunity to learn from some wonderful professors, improve on my … Continue reading

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Open House 2019 is this weekend!

By June Shrestha, MLML Ichthyology Lab Come out and join us for an interactive peek at MLML research during this two-day event! Taking place all weekend, this special occasion is a family favorite with educational attractions and activities geared for all ages, … Continue reading

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The Search for Clean, Green Energy in the Cosmic Center of the Universe

    Katie Graves is a graduate student with our Chemical Oceanography lab. Katie’s field work for her thesis occurs in Elkhorn Slough.          It is generally well known that our planet’s fossil fuel reserves are being used … 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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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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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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The Hydrous

This blog was written by guest blogger, Kenji Soto, of the Benthic Ecology Lab.  It’s 6pm on Thursday August 25th and somehow I find myself in a sharply dressed gathering of people on the second floor of Steuart Tower in … Continue reading

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A Season of Faith’s Perfection

That title was used in a movie to describe the hope that springs eternal at the start of a new baseball season and it has always stuck with me. Perhaps it comes from growing up in Cleveland, Ohio a city … Continue reading

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Collecting Kelp Data in Waves

What do you get when a wave hits a kelp bed? The attention of two different labs at MLML! To better understand wave behavior as it meets a kelp bed, graduate student Steven Cunningham from the Phycology lab is partnering with … Continue reading

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Taking Up Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS)

This week’s post is written by Amanda Heidt of the Invertebrate Zoology Lab as summer field season gets underway here at Moss Landing.   It’s been a bit…vertebrate-y on the blog lately, so today we’re going to hear about one … Continue reading

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