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April 3, 2018 – I have just been awarded the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship! I’m looking forward to putting it to good use studying the subtidal ecology of the Oregon Coast.

March 18, 2018 – I have official accepted an offer to join the Coastal Trophic Ecology Lab at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (University of Oregon) for a PhD program in the fall!

February 21, 2018 – I’ve recently been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Underwater Sciences! This week I’ll be attending my first board meeting, held at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.


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Every month I’ll post an exciting open-source paper related to marine ecology. I’ll also post a work of speculative fiction to keep the creative juices flowing….

And the paper and story for May 2018 are:

Consumption of terrestrial organic matter in the rocky intertidal zone along the central Oregon coast by Fairbanks et al.
Bringing some of my favorite things together into a single paper, spatial subsidies and the Oregon Coast!

And Wash Out by Tides of War by An Owomoyela
How do you react when your mother returns from a long intergalactic war after being absorbed into an alien super-suit? This is a question we all want an answer to.

See previous papers and stories of the month