A new paper by Chris Mah of Echinoblog, Martha Nizinski at the National Marine Fisheries Service, and Lonny Lundsten at MBARI is nicely captured in this Youtube video narrated by Lonny. Congrats to the three authors.
Daniel Brown brought my attention to this Ocean Portal video featuring the Echinoblog’s Chris Mah on the potential impact of oil on the Gulf of Mexico’s marine invertebrates. (The video also features Daniel’s original echinoart!) For more on oil impacts, see Dr Bik’s recent posts on dispersant toxicity. . . . → Read More: Chris Mah on Oil’s Impact on Marine Invertebrates
In the ROV control room. You can see Chris there on the right with his left hand on his chin. I am in the background about dead center (the bald one with the headset on doing my cheif scientist thing. Chris Mah provides the next installment of his ongoing series covering our previous cruise. Although . . . → Read More: More on the 2009 NE Pacific Expedition
Back from the great NE Pacific and no sooner do I return than Kevin takes off for the great SE Atlantic. Overall a very productive voyage with plenty of quantitative data, high-definition video, and new species to keep me busy. Check out Chris Mah’s recent post on the James Bond style moon pool vehicle launches. . . . → Read More: Back From the Blue
A report from Dr. M while he is at sea in the northeast Pacific. You can follow the expedition here. photo credit: zlatkarp I began Friday with my first scuba dive off the Oregon coast. Forty-five minutes at 20 feet in some of the murkiest water I ever had the displeasure of diving in, less . . . → Read More: NE Pacific Expedition Day 3&4
A. manni, picture courtesy of C. Mah Post from Chris Mah, purveyor of all echinoderm. Dr. Christopher Mah is a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and conducts reasearch on the biodiversity, biogeography, evolution, and ecology of Asteroidea. Despite his short . . . → Read More: The Sand Dollar Love Shack: A Special Echinoblog to DSN
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