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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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Working with “mer-dogs” aka California Sea Lions

  Mason Cole of the Vertebrate Ecology lab authored this post on California Sea Lions as part of Dr. Gitte McDonald’s Marine Mammal class blog series.   MLML Director Dr. Jim Harvey likes to say that harbor seals are the “cats … Continue reading

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Disentangling a Difficult Situation

This week’s story is a continuation of the MS211 Marine Mammals class series and comes to us from Bradley Wilkinson, a graduate student from San Jose State University. I had never seen so many whales before in my life. Standing … Continue reading

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Monterey is Expensive: The cost of disturbance

Guest post by Heather Barrett of the Vertebrate Ecology Lab. The crisp morning begins with stretches, a barrel role here and there, and one of the members breaking off to search for a crab breakfast. The raft bobs as the distant … Continue reading

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