Western Society of Naturalists (2016)

Abstracts, Conferences, Presentations, Uncategorized

I am so very excited to share my camera system design with my marine ecology community today!

Building BRUVS!

Research Blogs, Ulithi

For the expedition, we will be taking 2 remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and a series of baited remote underwater video systems (BRUVS). As I am in charge of the

Summer 2016: Expedition to Micronesia

Research Blogs, Ulithi

Google_AerialPreparations have begun for this summer’s research expedition to

A semester of boats, squid, and boating for squid.

Research Blogs

This semester I have focused my research on the California market squid

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!