Tag Archives: Physical Oceanography

Tidepooling Take Two

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab Earlier this week, three graduate student volunteers and I ventured to Bay View Academy in Monterey to talk with the fourth grade class about trophic levels and intertidal zonation.  I had the unique opportunity to lead … Continue reading

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A Summer on the Central Coast: My Marine Science Internship at MBARI

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab This summer I am working as an intern at MLML’s neighboring marine science and engineering institution, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. Through generous support of the Friends of Moss Landing and the Gashler … Continue reading

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Pitching Oranges in the Name of Science

by Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab One sunny afternoon at the beach in Moss Landing, beachgoers were treated to a tangy surprise. Dr. Erika McPhee-Shaw’s Physical Oceanography class made the most of the beautiful weather and nearby beach to observe … Continue reading

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Real Field Research Experiences!

For the Physical Oceanography class at Moss Landing Marine Lab field research trips aboard the R/V Point Sur are a fun way to experience different field oceanographic equipment.  Here student Alexis Howard looks on as the crew of the Point … Continue reading

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Giant Crane Game for Sediment

What does the sediment look like on the bottom of the ocean?  The easiest way to get a sample is to send a giant sediment sampler (grabber) which is open as it drops to the seafloor, and closes when hits … Continue reading

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