One thing you should know about me is that I am from New York and I am half Italian. That means when I like something,…
Next week my research group heads out to sea for our Gulf of Mexico research project on deep-sea wood falls. Make sure to pay attention…View More My 25 Favorite Things For Ocean Field Work
At institutional level a mission statement and set of core values are important to drive decisions and growth. As I have worked with an amazing…View More What Are Your Research Group’s Scientific Core Values?
Armed with the lab’s trusty Ultimaker 3-D printer, our imaginations, and endless source of inspiration that is deep-sea life and science, my lab and I…View More 3-D Printing the Ulitmate Deep-Sea Christmas Tree
Vampyroteuthis infernalis or the “vampire squid from Hell” is likely one of the coolest denizens of the deep. At one-foot long (You thought it was bigger…View More The Lonely Existence of Vampire Squids
The following is a guest post by Dr. Clark Richards, a physical oceanographer at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax, Canada. It was originally…View More The (ocean) physics of The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001
boon·dog·gle /ˈbo͞onˌdäɡəl/ noun: work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value. verb: waste money or time on unnecessary…View More The Continued Boondoggle of the Ocean Cleanup
Posted recently on Facebook by A Moment of Silence, a picturesque winter wonderland on the high seas.View More Snow At Sea
I love that the internet can bring together collectives of people working toward a common goal on something for the greater good. In beauty that…View More Photoshop Battles with this Image of a Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Worm
The early years 1. Could your parents afford to live on the good side of town? The one with the right schools? Did they send…View More Can you afford to be a marine biologist? Or a scientist?
I was just listening to a podcast about how sea sponges use the pores all over their body to “bring in food and release wastes”…View More A Tale of One Opening