Connecting the oceans to land are numerous carbon highways. These conduits bring food from land to the ocean, supporting an abundance of life. Our group…View More Alligators in the Abyss: Part 2
Legend has it that Saint Patrick gave a four-leaf clover to a group of his followers; the fourth leaf put there by God to bring…View More The Beauty of Rarity
Remember all the details about the periodic table from high school chemistry? Yeah, me neither. Don’t worry – we will get through this together. Let’s…View More You are what you eat! Using bad boy carbons to understand food webs
You may not realize it but the video below is the video you never knew you needed. But yeah you need it. The video is…View More The Video of Giant Isopods Eating an Alligator in the Deep Sea You Must Watch!
In the beginning, people mused the expansive oceans contained but a handful of organisms. This idea started with Pliny the Elder, who lived in the…View More How many species are in the deep sea?
The year is 1967. A paper is published that causes pandemonium in the scientific community. The discovery causes a fundamental shift in thinking divergent from…View More How is the deep sea so diverse? The struggle is real for late 1900s ecologists
This story starts with my research team currently deploying alligators* (3 total, 2 – 2.5 meters in length) at three different sites 2000 meters deep…View More Alligators in the Abyss
As we enter the last month of 2018, our team is already eager to start a new field season in beautiful #Newfoundland! Here is one…View More The Dive Bombing Birds of Newfoundland
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 Writings on the SeaWall: Squidtoons
Far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, three quarters of a mile deep, lies the peak of an underwater mountain. Rising 1.4 miles off…View More An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain