Santa Barbara Oil Spill

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Our laboratory has been working very hard the past week and a half, we focused mainly on the environmental surveys that our laboratory performs. specifically in sandy beach ecology and environmental t... Read More

Over 120 Dives!

At first we were nervous about such an inexpensive and user created platform such as OpenROV for performing oceanic research. Comparable systems cost 10 times the price, but are unfortunately out of ... Read More

Coming and Going

We have had a great time on the islands, and have had many successes, but unfortunately all things have to come to an end (for some of us). Team leader Paul and Dr. Dilly’s intertidal team head... Read More

Another awesome day!

In complete contrast with last trip to Santa Rosa Island, things have gone quite well! The rest of our intertidal team arrived and brought us a patch kit for the boat, and it’s holding air! We h... Read More

Success and setbacks!

The Marine Protected Area survey is run by team member Chris, it consists of 20, 40, 60 and 100 meter line transects. The pier on Santa Rosa is the dividing line where the  Carrington Point MPA star... Read More