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What I did this summer: how corals can teach us about climate (Castillo Lab Field Work 2015)
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What I did this summer: how corals can teach us about climate (Castillo Lab Field Work 2015)

As those of you who follow myself (@jbaumann3), the blog (@underthecblog), or my lab (@castillocorals) on social media may know, our lab has spent the better part of our summer in field collecting coral cores. The coral cores in the image above were extracted from various reefs across the Florida Keys. Before I tell you … Continue reading

Greetings from Lake Taihu!
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Greetings from Lake Taihu!

Today’s blog post was written by Alex Hounshell, one of our regular bloggers.  Since Alex is abroad with limited internet access, her post is being published by our general UNdertheC account. Last blog post I wrote about the logistics (and my reservations) about conducting scientific research abroad. Today, I write from abroad. From Taihu, China … Continue reading

What is Your Marine Science Destiny?
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What is Your Marine Science Destiny?

Here at UndertheC, we finally have the answer to the question you’ve always been asking yourself…what is your marine science destiny? When you finally take the plunge and decide to become a marine scientist, what will you research? Take our highly scientific, extensively thought-out quiz below and find out!   Charismatic Megafauna: The ocean may in … Continue reading

Biogeochemistry with Sprinkles on Top
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Biogeochemistry with Sprinkles on Top

As modern marine scientists, we spend a lot of time learning to effectively communicate science to various audiences.  That’s mostly so we can make friends at parties, but has some nice side benefits like educating the general public, whatever.  Sometimes though, and I’m probably admitting to a cardinal sin of outreach here, there’s a certain … Continue reading