The MEZCAL (MEsoZooplankton in the CALifornia current) summer research cruise on the RV Sally Ride was both invigorating and demanding for everyone on the ship. Read more from Isabella Garcia, summer journalism intern.
Keats Conley created this video about appendicularians for a session titled "Artisitc Pathways to Scientific Understanding" at the 2015 CERF meeting. The content is also on exhibit at UO's Charleston Marine Life Museum in Charleston, OR.
Kelly Sutherland describes research on coordinated swimming by the siphonophore Nanomia bijuga. This content was also displayed in the "Our Ocean" exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland, OR.
Our paper on jet-propelled swiming by salp chains was featured on the August cover of the Royal Society Interface. The work was covered in the New York Times, WIRED and Around the O, as well as in other media outlets.
Exhibit at the Charleston Marine Life Center featuring research by Samantha Zeman and Keats Conley.
Members of the lab are studying the droves of pyrosomes off the northwest coast. Hilarie Sorensen described the bloom during a NOAA cruise blog and the story has been featured on NPR, National Geographic, Around the O and numerous other media outlets.