Tag Archives: research

Can anyone be a scientist? Student Research on Citizen Science in Coral Reef Research

March 7th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Hello! I am looking for YOU to participate in this survey if you have recently been a part of, or served as a mentor in, a coral reef-related citizen science program. This survey is being used for student research by an undergraduate at Stetson University, FL. […]

When Work is a Day at the Beach: Monitoring Gives First In-Depth Look at North Central Coast’s Sandy Beaches

April 1st, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Karina Nielsen loves going to the beach as much as any Californian — and may love it even more than most. That’s because as a marine ecologist, she knows those long sandy stretches that look so empty are actually busy with life. “So many of the […]

Focusing In: Reef Check California

March 18th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Standing in front of the large kelp forest tank at the Monterey Bay aquarium, volunteer SCUBA divers with the Reef Check program look at the list of species held within like a checklist. “I’ve seen all but one of these” says one. “And sometimes there’s a […]

A New Porthole to the Oceans

March 5th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post first appeared January 27, 2014 in the West Coast Governors’ Alliance on Ocean Health, The Collaborative Voice of the West Coast Sea Grant Fellows. As someone working extensively with ocean-related data sets, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of a new West Coast marine […]

Getting Serious About the Ocean’s Invisible Threat

February 26th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> This post first appeared February 4, 2014 in The California Majority Report. Liz Whiteman Many factors influence the health of the ocean, but one making waves of late is ocean acidification. It is human nature to fear what we do not adequately understand, and there are […]