Marine Biology

May 15, 2015

Today the day started with students giving oral presentations outlining the findings for their research.  Their teams also turned in their final papers.  We spent around 2…

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May 12, 2015

The last days have been full with many activities.  On Friday all of the research teams went to the field to collect more data for their projects. …

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May 8, 2015

Thursday morning we had placid waters again, perfect conditions for a snorkeling trip to the reef.  We hired a boat from Keys Marine Lab (KML), an education…

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May 7, 2015

Research begins!

What a beautiful day!   No wind and lots of sun–perfect for spending the day in the water.  Students began work on their research projects today, visiting…

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May 6, 2015

Bighty and the Beach

On Monday, we visited two habitat sites.  In the morning we went to the Bight where each research group did a Thalassia sweep to collect nudibranchs.  Nudibranchs…

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May 3, 2015

Friday we went on an all day trip to a mud flat next to Long Key called Old Dan Bank.  Students laid out 1 m X 1…

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May 1, 2015

Today the weather allowed us to complete two field excursions in both the morning and afternoon.  After a lecture on seagrass ecology, we eagerly loaded up the…

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April 29, 2015

The incessant rain and thunder showers cannot quench the energy and excitement among the 18 students who are here in the Florida Keys for the 2015 Marine…

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May 17, 2013

Final Reflections…

I write this from the Miami International Airport.  Yesterday morning students presented their final research presentations – they were excellent and it was evident that students worked…

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May 16, 2013

Tuesday we woke and said goodbye to Dave Ostergren who returned to Goshen. Most students completed a final trip to Triton Flat for data collection.  A few…

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