Category Archives: What’s Happening at MLML

Thank you from the MLML students

Dear MLML Open House Visitors, As a recipient of the 2016 Wave Award, I would like to sincerely thank the visitors of the 2015 Open House Event. The Wave Award, funded by the generous contributions of Open House attendees, was … Continue reading

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Kelp Forest Community

By Heather Fulton-Bennett, Phycology Lab While every student at Moss Landing Marine Labs designs their own thesis, sometimes one comes along that really requires the entire community. Phycology student Steven Cunningham is looking at the effect of giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, detritus on the … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung, the grass has riz

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab We are just breaths away from the first day of spring, and the wildlife of Moss Landing, CA is in a flurry. High above the the heads of kayakers and sea otters in Elkhorn Slough, birds have started … Continue reading

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MLML at the Marine Mammal Conference

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab This week marked the 21st Biennial conference of the Society of Marine Mammology (SMM) .  For any budding marine mammologist, this conference is a dream come true – many of the great authors and researchers that … Continue reading

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First Thoughts From a First Year

Amanda is a first-year graduate student working in the Invertebrate Zoology lab at MLML. She’s here to provide an insider’s opinion on the graduate process beginning with day one. You can follow Amanda on Instagram (@scatter_cushion) for more sciency goings-ons … Continue reading

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Things that go “bump” in the ocean

by Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab When Jacques-Yves Cousteau gave the world its first video footage of the ocean in color, he named this documentary The Silent World.  Perhaps as a result, most of us think of the ocean as … Continue reading

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The Ballast Team Goes to Sea

Those of us working on the ballast project in the Biological Oceanography lab are closely tied with the Cal Maritime Academy and their training ship, the Golden Bear. So, wherever the ship goes, we go! This summer’s training cruise for … Continue reading

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