Tag Archives: Fieldwork

Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day!   Every June 8th, marine and citizen scientists around the globe spread the word about celebrating our oceans and taking action to protect the diversity of life within. We are celebrating World Oceans Day on the island of Tetiaroa … Continue reading

Posted in Cool Creatures, Fieldwork, Take Action! | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tales From the Field in Mo’orea: Part I

By Emily Schmeltzer, Invertebrate Zoology Lab Hi everyone! Although I don’t have much to show for it just yet, I was asked to write a series of blog posts about my current research trip to Mo’orea and Tetiaroa in the Society … Continue reading

Posted in Fieldwork, MLML Around the World | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 3

Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Currently, she functions as an independent Antarctic ecosystem research scientist collaborating with Jarrod Santora of UC Santa Cruz. In April, she headed out to sea with a new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 2

  Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Currently, she functions as an independent Antarctic ecosystem research scientist collaborating with Jarrod Santora of UC Santa Cruz. In April, she headed out to sea with a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MLML goes to Baja – the trip continues

 By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab For the next two weeks Moss Landing Marine Labs will be a little quieter, and not just because of spring break.  A large class of graduate students has just departed for Baja California Sur for … Continue reading

Posted in MLML Around the World, Research, What's Happening at MLML | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Bon Voyage Baja Class!

The Marine Operations Building (aka the Firehouse) has been a busy place this morning. The Marine Environmental Studies of the Gulf of California class is staring their journey toward La Paz, Mexico today, eventually landing on a small island called … Continue reading

Posted in MLML Around the World | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Beach Wrack: What is it and why is it here?

By Jarred Klosinski, Phycology Lab If you’re like me and take long walks on the beach, you may have noticed more mounds of algae along the shore. These mounds are called beach wrack and can contain kelps as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Fieldwork, MLML Around the World, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nitrox and Boat Dives – Wrapping Up MLML’s Fall Science Diving Course

By Heather Fulton-Bennett, Phycology Lab MLML’s fall AAUS Science Diving course is coming to an end, and what better way finish than with a pair of boat dives from our own R/V John Martin. As part of the course, students … Continue reading

Posted in Tales from the Classroom | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Government Shutdown Causes Heartbreak and Hardship for Scientists

By Dorota Szuta Benthic Ecology Lab To be honest, I was sure this would have been over by now. When the government shutdown first started, I didn’t think it could reasonably last more than a couple of days. Even now … Continue reading

Posted in Fieldwork, MLML Around the World, Take Action! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sea otters participate in coastal restoration

by Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab There’s a new reason to love the world’s smallest marine mammal species – so let’s talk sea otters! These voracious predators are again making headlines in the science world as a new paper comes … Continue reading

Posted in Tales from the Classroom, What's Happening at MLML | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments