This guest post was written by Justin Hart. Justin is a second-year Master’s candidate at UNC-IMS in Rachel Noble’s lab. He collaborates with local stakeholders to study the effects of stormwater on coastal water quality. He was previously a fellow at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, where he studied beach health policy in … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Parasites Share our Love of Oysters
http://college.unc.edu/2014/06/03/oysters/ Perhaps you’ve eaten an oyster – if so, you are far braver than me, but have you even taken the time to ask an oyster how it’s feeling? I hadn’t until I started working on a class project looking at the relationship between oyster health and climate. For over two decades, NOAA (National Oceanic … Continue reading
Who is the REAL Queen Bee? A shrimp!
This week I was interested in writing about something wacky in marine systems. Being an ecologist, I tend to discuss organisms and their environment. So as I brainstormed what to write, I thought back to my time as a research technician at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS) with Dr. Emmett Duffy. While working … Continue reading