My friend Roxanne Beinart studies deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystems—work that sometimes takes her out to sea for weeks at a time. When on land, Roxanne and…View More When real-life marine biologist and mom goes to sea, she takes the octonauts with her
I am oceanographer. My research occurs on big boats in the middle of big oceans. Of the list annoyances I must deal with most can…View More Are the floral smells of Victoria’s Secret fragrances needed for marsh field work?
UPDATE (5/27): Here’s our Reddit AMA link – ask us anything about deep-sea science! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6dng31/i_am_a_marine_scientist_im_on_a_boat_right_now_in/ WE’RE ON A BOAT! That’s right, The Blogfather Dr. M…View More Reddit AMA (Saturday May 27th): DSN on a boat, throwing wood in the ocean!
As science communicators, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to translate the ramblings of the ivory tower into a relatable and accessible public…View More The Writings on the Sea-Wall: Climate Science Alliance
Throughout the years my dad and I have had some duke-out contests wrapping the holiday gifts. We aren’t just talking about fancy bows and ribbons here.…View More Have you been nautical or nice? Take your present wrapping game to the next level
Lately I have been saddened by a series of unfortunate events that have become all to common. These incidents center around one central theme-…View More The Ethics of Respect for Nature
A few eons ago or so, the renowned Ichthyologist Dr. Milton Love wrote a piece entitled “So You Want to Be a Marine Biologist?” in…View More Some REALLY Damn Good Advice
Think you are hardcore because you’ve been on a research cruise for a week? A month? Three months? Well you ain’t got nothing on these…View More A little science, a little soccer. All while adrift on the ice.
At 2 am, the only hints of light are the flecks peaking out from curtained portholes. The red lights of the bridge illuminate the path…View More On being scared
“I fell in love with seaweed at the kitchen counter. I had returned with a sack full from the windswept beach, and as I dropped…View More From the Top Shelf