June 3, 2016 / / Updates

Today I received a great letter in the mail from Southern California Academy of Sciences letting me know that my presentation at the annual meeting one the “best student presentation” award.  I am honored and excited to continue to share my…
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May 30, 2016 / / Updates

Thanks to an excellent team of professors in the ESRM department I graduated this May with my B.S. in Environmental Science and Resource Management.  I am thankful for their guidance and am excited for the next steps in my research…
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May 10, 2016 / / Updates
May 2, 2016 / / Updates

Went out to Anacapa Island this weekend to finish up my advanced open water certification with Ventura Dive.  Next stop scientific dive school in Long beach!

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May 2, 2016 / / Updates

This last week we tried some different solutions for dissolving crab tissue and shells so that we might “float” our plastics out to save time when looking for plastics. We are tweaking the methods used in the Claessens et al 2013…
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April 18, 2016 / / Updates

  Saturday I was able to have a booth at the LA Water Keeper event at Paradise Cove, Malibu The Annual Stand Up for Clean Water event is awesome as professional athletes along with weekend racers come out and paddle to raise awareness for clean water…
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April 11, 2016 / / Updates
April 4, 2016 / / Updates

This weekend I finished my Open Water Dive certification with a couple friends.  We are all going to get our AAUS Scientific Dive done this June to be ready for underwater research.

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March 30, 2016 / / Updates