Greetings from down under! I’ve just arrived in Sydney to work with one of my all-time top science heroes, Dr. Emma Johnston, at University of New South Wales (UNSW). It’s all … Continue readingGreetings from Down Under
I’m en route to the Friday Harbor Labs for a much anticipated research blitz – a 72 hour research intensive with fellow graduate students in the IGERT Program on Ocean Change (IPOC). Over the course … Continue readingResearch Blitz – Science for Adaptation Planning
Last fall, I posted photos from an urchin barren at Elliott Bay Marina. It’s taken me forever to compile video from the same dive, but here it is in all its glory … Continue readingUrchin barren video
There’s been much talk in the local dive community recently of an urchin take over in Puget Sound’s urban waterways. Divers at some of Seattle’s busiest dive sites have noticed a sudden … Continue readingUrchin take-over?
In my recent visits to the breakwater at Elliott Bay Marina in Seattle, its become apparent that the site is officially an urchin barren. Urchin barrens are a well documented phenomenon in … Continue readingUrchin Barren at Elliott Bay Marina
The Salish Sea is the network of inland marine waterways in western Washington and British Columbia that includes Puget Sound. This week, several hundred scientists, tribal leaders, managers, conservationists, and … Continue reading2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference
Last week, I posted about the 2nd Biennial giant Pacific octopus symposium that was to be held at the Seattle Aquarium. The meeting went off without a hitch. It was … Continue readingNew discoveries about giant Pacific octopus
This Saturday, the Seattle Aquarium will be hosting its second biennial symposium and workshop on giant Pacific octopus. The day promises to be full of interesting information about these charismatic … Continue readingGiant Pacific octopus symposium