Tag Archives: oceanography

El Niño: the event of the season

By Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab In the past few months, I have been asked more questions about oceanography than in the entirety of my career at Moss Landing. Inquiring minds want to know: what is this “El Niño storm” that … Continue reading

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Fog Blog: the June Edition

By Alex Olson & Holly Chiswell, Chemical Oceanography On June 5th, members of the Marine Pollutions Studies and Chemical Oceanography Labs under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Coale, began a week-long journey on the R/V Point Sur to investigate the … Continue reading

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Kenji: Cruising with an ROV

 by Jackie Lindsey, Vertebrate Ecology Lab First year students at Moss Landing Marine Labs are encouraged to seize every opportunity to get involved in research.  That is just what Kenji Soto is doing (December 7th-23rd) as a volunteer on the Research … Continue reading

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Sampling on the High Seas

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Last week, students from the Chemical Oceanography class took advantage of many of the resources at Moss Landing Marine Labs to perform an analysis of dissolved oxygen throughout the seawater intake system.  The system … Continue reading

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A Day on the Bay, Biological Oceanography Style

By Heather Fulton-Bennett, Biological Oceanography Lab The term cruise generally brings to mind tropical weather and luxurious surroundings, but scientific research cruises are much more about long hours of work and only a few brief moments to enjoy the view. … Continue reading

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Buoy Riding in the Name of Science

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Among the coolest aspects of interning at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) are all of the opportunities for new and exciting experiences in marine science and engineering.  On a beautiful Moss Landing … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Lab

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab In a day that some might describe as “the ideal lab experience,” four Moss Landing students set out to perform water sampling techniques for their chemical oceanography class, and enjoyed a day filled with … Continue reading

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