Natalie Low

About Natalie Low

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Natalie Low is a postdoctoral researcher in the Micheli lab at the Hopkins Marine Station. She studies how kelp forest species like sea urchins and abalone respond to stress from climate change, and how small-scale fishing communities can use that information to adapt and manage their fisheries for resilience.


Posts by Natalie Low

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

Hidden tidepools of the kelp forest

by on May 22, 2018 10:58 pm
Along the rocky coastline of California, tidepools are a common sight. On a sunny weekend in Monterey, you can often see children, families, and curious tourists scrambling over seaweed to catch a glimpse of the diverse critters hiding in and around the many tidepools nestled among the rocks. Tidepools are special because they exist at… Read more Hidden tidepools of the kelp forest