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By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Lab A lot of people make bucket lists, such as the “before I turn 30” list or the classic “before I kick the bucket” list. My personal bucket list, what I call the “self-sufficiency” list, … Continue reading
Open House is a great chance to take a hands-on approach to science. Geological Oceanography Lab student Briar Kitaguchi shows visitors how wind can sort sand grains by size by moving them different distances. Ocean waves and currents can do … Continue reading
There’s history written in the mud of the ocean floor. Geologic Oceanography professor Ivano Aiello and the Geologic Oceanography class examine a sediment core pulled from the depths of Monterey Bay. Changes in the size and composition of sediments along … Continue reading
Professor Ivano Aiello points out the nearby fault line during a Geological Oceanography class field trip. The class makes many excursions to visit California’s unique geologic features, from Fremont Peak to faults in the backyard.