Tag: Fieldwork

Sharky Reefs

by on June 25, 2020 10:24 am
Coral reefs are amazingly diverse habitats, harbouring thousands of different species of fishes,  large charismatic sharks, and benthic organisms (i.e. ocean bottom-dwelling—including all the immobile organisms growing to make up the reef like corals, algae, sponges, etc.). These different species interact with each other, in particular through feeding interactions, which can determine which species, and… Read more Sharky Reefs

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