This semester I have focused my research on the California market squid
Research Pending: MicronesiaResearch Blogs
Stay tuned for my upcoming research adventure in Micronesia!
Elkhorn Slough (Monterey Ocean Science REU)2015: Elkhorn Slough, Research Blogs
This summer I had the opportunity to conduct original research at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR) in Watsonville, California. In addition to assisting with ESNERR’s regular monitoring projects, I conducted an observational study to study a possible link between an invasive crab (Carcinus maenas) and poor water quality due to eutrophication. Trekking through the mud to deploy and retrieve traps was exhausting but worth the effort! I discovered how rewarding original research can be!