Photo credit: Anna Jullie

As a young girl growing up in a small town in Michigan, I was surrounded by water constantly. Growing up with “The Swamp ” for a backyard, as we affectionately called our…

Know your Data – your Research

Team ESRE, photo credit: Taylor McGrath


The last week of our Spring 2021 quarter was a special one. It was the quarter we all finally received our long-awaited Capstone project assignments….

Memoirs of a California Beach Hopper

Have you ever felt incredibly small; so invisible that people didn’t even know that you existed? You watch as passerby’s step on you, unnoticed and unappreciated. All the while people…

Feedback loops in seagrass ecosystems

Seagrasses form the base of an extremely useful habitat that has nevertheless begun to decline. Unstable conditions brought about by climate change and human intervention has led to the receding or…