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Marine Debris on San Jose Island Beach- F.Kitiona

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 Posted in General, NERR | No Comments »

A study done by Anthony Amos from June 1991 through August 1992 focused on containers (plastic bottles, cardboard cartons, jugs etc.) that were littered along the shores of San José Island. Plastic bottle containers were the most dominate in terms ...

Let’s Talk Trash

Friday, June 13th, 2014 Posted in General, NERR | 5 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_873" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Samoan in Texas! Yeehawww!"][/caption] Do you remember that toy truck you used to play with when you were a child? How about those shiny, red buttons that popped right off of your favorite raincoat? Maybe you remember ...

The Role of Protists Versus Bacteria in the Decomposition of a Tetrapeptide

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 Posted in General, Uncategorized | No Comments »

My name is Alyssa Riesen and I’m from Sussex, Wisconsin. I am a rising senior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, currently working towards a Bachelors of Science degree. I am an Environmental Geography major with a chemistry minor. My mentor ...

Laura Ortiz-Malave

Monday, June 14th, 2010 Posted in General | No Comments »

Howdy y’all! I am Laura Ortiz-Malavé, a Marine and Freshwater Biology student at the University of Texas at Austin working in Dr. Deana Erdner’s lab! Dr. Erdner’s research specializes in the molecular ecology of phytoplankton, and in particular has looked ...