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
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
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!
“As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.” -John James Audubon There are few books I have seen as spellbinding…View More Science For the People, By the People
I have a confession. I am obsessed with ridiculously large and small things. While other children impatiently anticipated toys for Christmas, I enjoyed just as…View More Craig With Big Things (and Small Things)
“Representation of women matters. When I see a woman doing something awesome and empowering, it inspires me to empower myself.” –Patrice Banks (Materials Engineer, Super…View More I Am With Her…and you can be too.
From Wikipedia… Traditionally, “commodore” is the title for any officer assigned to command more than one ship at a time, even temporarily, much as “captain”…View More Wait, did I just become a commodore?