Posts published in January, 2019

Deep Frying in a Tank Top

by on January 25, 2019 1:33 pm
This is the final of a three-post series written by undergraduate students who completed summer research in Palau with the Palumbi lab. This past summer, a research team consisting of members of Steve Palumbi’s lab at Hopkins Marine Station and Stanford undergraduates set out to study resilience of Palau’s corals to rising ocean temperatures. When… Read more Deep Frying in a Tank Top

Flame of the Sea

by on January 23, 2019 9:23 pm
This is the second of a three-post series written by undergraduate students who completed summer research in Palau with the Palumbi lab. The indigo of the open ocean reflects the bright baby blue sky, forming an azure world only broken by the green palm trees of distant islands. I inhale air, saturated with salt, as… Read more Flame of the Sea

A Day in the Life of My Summer in Palau

by on January 21, 2019 10:00 am
This is the first of a three-post series written by undergraduate students who completed summer research in Palau with the Palumbi lab. It’s 6 AM in Palau, a country east of the Philippines, and we’re 16 hours ahead of the rest of the Palumbi lab in California. I have been living here for a few… Read more A Day in the Life of My Summer in Palau

Q&A with Jim Watanabe

by on January 10, 2019 11:18 pm
After 26 years as Hopkins Marine Station’s lecturer and resident expert on the local kelp forest ecosystem, Jim Watanabe retired at the end of summer 2018. Jim has spent an academic lifetime studying, doing research, and teaching in the kelp forests of Monterey Bay – he started as a Stanford undergraduate at Hopkins Marine Station… Read more Q&A with Jim Watanabe