Recent Articles Recent Articles for Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute en <a href="/news/levi-lewis-award-announcement" hreflang="en">Dr. Levi Lewis receives the UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research</a> <p><span><span><span>9/1/2020</span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span>Please join us in congratulating Dr. Levi S. Lewis, a Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute affiliate who was recently awarded the UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research. This award was created by the </span><a href=""><span>UC Davis Postdoctoral Scholars Association</span></a><span> to recognize the vital role that postdoctoral scholars play in maintaining the reputation of excellent research at the University of California, Davis.</span></span></span></p> September 01, 2020 - 4:11pm Anonymous <a href="/blog/return-fieldwork" hreflang="en">The Return To Fieldwork</a> <h3>Even in the most unusual of times, the importance of research remains.</h3> <p>Four UC Davis students in the marine sciences recount the very different ways in which their research has been affected by the pandemic and how they are cautiously resuming critical and time-sensitive fieldwork under unique circumstances.</p> August 07, 2020 - 7:30am Anonymous <a href="/news/srjc-and-bml-offer-innovative-internship" hreflang="en">Santa Rosa Junior College and Bodega Marine Laboratory Offer Innovative Internship Opportunities</a> <h2 class="heading--underline"><span><span><span><span><span><span>This partnership between the Santa Rosa Junior College and the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory brings research projects to life and illuminates a path from junior college to university. </span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <h2><span><span><span><span><span><span>About the internship program</span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <p><span><span><span><span><span><span>For the past five years, this graduate student-directed program has been a bridge between <a href="">Santa Rosa Ju August 07, 2020 - 7:20am Anonymous <a href="/blog/meet-2020-srjc-bml-interns" hreflang="en">Meet the 2020 SRJC-BML Interns</a> <h2 class="heading--underline"><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Intern-mentor pairings between Santa Rosa Junior College students and UC Davis graduate students at the Bodega Marine Lab offered a virtual twist on this normally hands-on summer experience.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>For the past five years, <a href="">Santa Rosa Junior College</a> and <a href="">Bodega Marine Laboratory</a> have been partnering to support a graduate student-led <a> August 06, 2020 - 4:34pm Anonymous <a href="/news/warming-oceans-could-mean-bad-news-oyster-aquaculture" hreflang="en">Warming oceans could mean bad news for oyster aquaculture</a> <h2 class="heading--underline"><span><span><span><span><span><span>Warming oceans could mean bad news for oyster aquaculture</span></span></span></span></span></span></h2> <p>Written by Undergraduate Intern Jane Park</p> August 04, 2020 - 9:17am Anonymous <a href="/news/Intrepid-Evacuating-Foraminifera" hreflang="en">The Intrepid, Evacuating Foraminifera who Survived a Wildfire</a> <h2 class="heading--underline">Through Smoke, Fire, and Evacuation</h2> <p>This study, titled <a href="">Extensive morphological variability in asexually produced planktic foraminifera</a>, was conducted by an all-female team of researchers:<a href=""> led by Kate Davis</a> (a UC Davis Ph.D. July 09, 2020 - 11:30am Anonymous <a href="/news/southern-california-margin-benthic-foraminiferal-assemblages-record-recent-centennial-scale" hreflang="en">Southern California margin benthic foraminiferal assemblages record recent centennial-scale changes in oxygen minimum zone</a> <p>Microfossil assemblages provide valuable records to investigate variability in continental margin biogeochemical cycles, including dynamics of the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ). Analyses of modern assemblages across environmental gradients are necessary to understand relationships between assemblage characteristics and environmental factors... <a href="">Read the full publication by Hannah Palmer, Tessa Hill, et al. in Biogeosciences</a></p> July 06, 2020 - 1:47pm Anonymous <a href="/news/kelp-way" hreflang="en">Kelp is On the Way!</a> <p>Scientists are mobilizing to aid <a href="">California’s crashing kelp forests,</a> which have been decimated due to a combination of stressors, including warming oceans, the disappearance of sea stars and an associated population <a href="">explosion of purple urchins</a>.</p> July 06, 2020 - 1:30pm Anonymous <a href="/news/congratulations-brian-gaylord" hreflang="en">Brian Gaylord receives the 2020 College of Biological Sciences Faculty Teaching Award</a> <h2>Please join us in congratulating Brian Gaylord, who has been awarded the College of Biological Sciences Faculty Teaching Award!</h2> <p> </p> <p>This award is given each year to a Professor who has consistently exhibited excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Brian has a long track record of outstanding teaching, both on the main campus and at the Bodega Marine Laboratory, and he is deeply respected and admired by his students and colleagues.</p> <p> </p> June 25, 2020 - 12:46pm Anonymous <a href="/news/2020-commencement" hreflang="en">2020 Commencement</a> <h3>Congratulations to the UC Davis Marine and Coastal Science Major Class Of 2020!</h3> <p> </p> <p class="text-align-center"><strong>Tessa Filipczyk - Camille Frias - Jeffrey Nishimura - Michael P. Montgomery - Tina Nguyen - Jonathan Huang - Anyela Gonzalez Casillas - Amanda Outcalt - Scout Carlson - Alexandra Chu - Jaclyn Plasterer</strong></p> <p><em>Note: Some graduate names are not shown due to privacy requests, but we're super proud of all of them, too!!!</em></p> <p>We also have a brand new Ph.D. to celebrate, <strong>congratulations to Dr. Melissa Ward</strong>!</p> June 25, 2020 - 11:38am Anonymous