I firmly believe that good science must always be accompanied with good storytelling. Now more than ever, we must connect those around us to the…View More Support Sea Stories
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?
In the pages of a scientific paper one does not often glimpse the human element of scientists. Although these papers reflect countless hours of dedication…View More The humanity within the pages of scientific manuscripts
It’s June, and that means the end of the NBA, the start of summer, and the celebration of LGBT Pride across the USA. I must…View More Pride, Actually.
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!
I first met Kimberlee Leroux on a rare, rainy day on the beautiful Central Coast of California. We had both enrolled in a weeklong intensive…View More On the Importance of Doing Science With Your Kids
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
This is a guest post dually written by Nick Hayman and Dr. Violet Renick. Last week, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt denied the petition to ban…View More The Return to Silent Spring
An interesting discussion is playing out on NOAA Coral List regarding how we define “internships.” This got started after the Roatan Institute for Marine Science…View More When Is An Internship Not An Internship?
How do we solve the diversity problem in marine science? This a complicated question without a single answer – but there is no question that we…View More Support LUMCON ocean scholarships, and get rural, low-income kids hooked on marine science!