California Sea Grant Fellow accepts position at California State Lands Commission
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California Sea Grant Fellow accepts position at California State Lands Commission

Kelly Keen, a 2013 California Sea Grant State Fellow, has accepted a job as an environmental scientist at the California State Lands Commission. “After collecting and analyzing field data for a number of years, I was interested in how science was being used to shape policy and management decisions to protect marine and coastal ecosystems,” … Continue reading »

Calla Schmidt lands faculty position at USF
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Calla Schmidt lands faculty position at USF

Calla Schmidt, a 2011 Delta Science Fellowship recipient, has landed a faculty position in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of San Francisco. Prior to becoming an assistant professor at the Jesuit college, she was a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Santa Cruz. Schmidt, who began her new … Continue reading »

Wetland carbon budgets
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Wetland carbon budgets

Gavin McNicol, a Berkeley doctoral student and Delta Science Fellow, wants to quantify the carbon-credit value of restoring wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta. His starting point is the “red” side of the carbon budget ledger – the well-known fact that wetlands, besides sequestering carbon through plant growth and peat formation, can also produce methane, … Continue reading »

Amber Mace appointed to National Sea Grant Advisory Board
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Amber Mace appointed to National Sea Grant Advisory Board

Amber Mace, California Sea Grant alumna extraordinaire, is one of four new appointees to the 15-member National Sea Grant Advisory Board, which advises NOAA leadership on policies in marine science administration. Mace is currently associate director of UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy and prior to this was executive director of the California … Continue reading »

Sea Grant Trainee to take part in Ocean Day
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Sea Grant Trainee to take part in Ocean Day

California Sea Grant Trainee Morgan Ivens-Duran is like many of us. She finds sea otters totally, utterly and completely adorable, and she loves the ocean. Here, she explains her new-found passion for rockfishes and why she is taking part in Ocean Day in Sacramento on Tuesday April 16. This post originally appeared in the California … Continue reading »