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Asian carp, airguns, and cod recoveries: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: June 29th, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingJune 29, 2017

  Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch what a little skate looks like inside an embryo, from the Gillis Lab at the University of Cambridge Follow the Fur Bearers, a Vancouver-based mammal conservation organization, on twitter! Invasive Asian carp found in Great Lakes, beyond electrified barrier. By Oliver Milman, for the Guardian. 6 things you’re missing if you’re […]

What does your sandwich cost, rare species in the deep, dong worms, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: June 26, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJune 26, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) NPR did a great breakdown on the full carbon cost of one sandwich. Public Lab was born from the desperate need for unconflicted data during the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Since then, they’ve grown into a global movement for citizen science. They just relaunched their world-changing balloon mapping kit […]

Beneath the Broken Ice: Playing with Mud

biology, climate change, ecology, Life in the Lab, Natural Science, ScienceApril 18, 2012

Megumi Shimizu is a graduate student aboard the RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer to collect sediment samples near Antarctic Peninsula as a part of the LARISSA project. She is interested in microorganisms and biogeochemistry of marine sediments; how the metabolism of microorganisms interact with the surrounding environment and the chemical components in sediments. See her first […]

Beneath the Broken Ice: Megumi Shimizu on the 2012 LARISSA Campaign to the Antarctic Peninsula

biology, climate change, ecology, Natural Science, ScienceMarch 12, 2012

Megumi Shimizu is a graduate student studying microorganisms in marine sediment. She is currently on board the RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer exploring seafloor communities in a once ice-covered region beneath the Larsen Ice Shelf. Over the next month, she will be updating us from the field. I’m a PhD student interested in microorganisms and biogeochemistry […]

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