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Buoyancy in diatoms

Hi, my name is Eduardo Perez Vega. I am currently obtaining a bachelors degree in general biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón campus. My main interest in marine science is studying plankton; as part of the REU program

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Plankton and oil spills

Hi everyone! My name is Chris Payne, and I am a rising junior at Boston University studying Marine Science. This summer I am interning at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute as an REU student. As an REU student,

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Climate records in bivalves

Hello, my name is Erin Hord and I am going to be a junior at Wittenberg University, which is in Springfield, Ohio. I am pursuing a degree in Biology with a minor in Marine Science. This summer, I am thrilled

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N15-Alanine Experiment: Introduction

                Hello everyone! My name is Alex Bianco and I am undergraduate student pursuing a degree in oceanography from Humboldt State University. Over the next two months I’ll be working together with Dr.

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Oil-consuming microbes

Welcome!  My name is John A Donaho and I am a U.S. Marine Corps veteran currently pursuing a B.S. in Biology at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.  This summer I have the opportunity to work with Dr. Brett Baker studying

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Spectral effects on rearing fish

Hello, my name is Cypress Hansen and I am from Tucson Arizona, studying Marine Science, Spanish and Chemistry at Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg Florida. I am working at the Fisheries and Mariculture Lab (FAML) this summer for the UTMSI

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Tracking migration with fish scales

Hello everyone! My name is Kyle Logan, and I’m from La Fayette, Georgia. I am a rising junior at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, majoring in biology and minoring in marine science and East Asian Studies. This summer I have

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River sediments and nutrients

Hi everyone! My name is Sierra Melton and this fall I will be a sophomore at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, where I am studying geology and environmental science. This summer I am excited to be working with Dr. Jim

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Nitrogen transformations in rivers

My name is Tricia Light, and I’m a junior majoring in chemistry at Scripps College in Claremont, California. This summer I’m working with Dr. Amber Hardison and Dr. Jim McClelland as part of a 3-year study on the “oscillic freshwater

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