I’ve been cloistered in the suburbs of Shanghai these past three days, visiting family and listening to fireworks explode outside the window as we count down to Chinese New Year. Accessing the internet in China is an ordeal in itself; all I’ve had to stare at is my multipage to-do list and stack of journal . . . → Read More: Because you’re mine, we walk the line
It’s raining tonight in my heart as I dwell on the thought that Kevin is cleaning-out his desk here at Deep Sea News. My colleague, my co-author, my friend, my partner in microbrews, my blog-brother, my fellow DSN suite noise-maker, and my mentor for soulful science writing has decided to dedicate himself fully to a . . . → Read More: Loomings
My colleague and officemate, the Southern Fried Scientist, posted way back in March about his homebrew South Su Porter. South Su is a hydrothermal vent field in the western Pacific. According to SFS: “South Su Porter, designed to recreate the feeling of seeing a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. It’s a cold, smooth, dark porter, an extra . . . → Read More: TGIF-Deep Sea Beer and Southern Fried Science
Knowing how diverse an ecological community is should be a simple matter. At the most basic level, we can go into the field take a sample and count the number of species. I know that when I look into my refrigerator that I have a beer diversity of 2. I have a few Guinness* and . . . → Read More: Biodiversity Pt. 1: Richness vs. Evenness or What Kinds Of Beer Are In My Refrigerator
How to make beer at sea in a coffee pot! Southern Fried Scientist may just have become my new best friend. I guess what I pack in my field kit will be changing very soon.