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Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Paul Gonzalez    Awards: Giese, Myers.  Most marine invertebrates have a complex life cycle divided into a pelagic, planktotrophic larval stage and a benthic adult stage. The larval forms of these indirect developing animals are often so radically different from adults that they are said to...
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Diana LaScala-Gruenewald    Awards: Haderlie, Lederberg, Myers Many invertebrates have limited memory and sensory capabilities, and yet they perform sophisticated searching behaviors.  Limpets, for example, forage for microalgae in the rocky intertidal environment, and can exhibit behaviors as...
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Pauk Leary    Awards: Giese, Myers
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Juhyung Lee    Award: Myers Seagrasses form one of the most productive coastal habitats that provide high-value ecosystem services, and yet are faced with global decline due to increasing anthropogenic stressors. I am currently asking how these threatened ecosystems may respond to future ocean...
Oct 7 2016
By Diana Li Humboldt squid swimming
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Natalie Low      Awards: Myers
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Crystal Ng Kelp forests are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet, providing several natural resources that are economically important. Within the California Current, a large marine current that spans the west coast of North America, giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)...
Oct 7 2016 | Posted In: Original Articles
By Noah Rose      Awards: Myers The Earth is changing, and rapidly. Climate change and ocean acidification caused by fossil fuel emissions, habitat destruction, intensive agriculture, and urban development are fundamentally restructuring the environment around us. My research focuses on...

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