Junior Attorney Learns to Mesh Science and Policy
Class of 2014 / Fellowships

Junior Attorney Learns to Mesh Science and Policy

California Sea Grant provides unique educational opportunities for graduate students in the form of 12-month paid fellowships. Anthony Shiao is currently completing his fellowship at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The following is a guest post from Anthony. My Morning Routine 9:00 am: combing through a week-old e-mail exchange with an environmental scientist … Continue reading

Winners of Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Announced
Class of 2014 / Fellowships / Sea Grant News

Winners of Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Announced

Four California graduates to head to the U.S. capital for yearlong assignments La Jolla, Calif., February 20, 2014 – NOAA Sea Grant has awarded four California Sea Grant nominees the prestigious Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Named after one of Sea Grant’s founders, former NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, the one-year paid fellowship provides the opportunity … Continue reading

Fellow uses oceanographic data to understand marine debris and ocean acidification
Class of 2014 / Fellowships

Fellow uses oceanographic data to understand marine debris and ocean acidification

California Sea Grant provides unique educational opportunities for graduate students in the form of 12-month paid fellowships. Laura Lilly is the new Sea Grant fellow for SCCOOS, CeNCOOS and NANOOS with the West Coast Governors Alliance (WCGA) Ocean Data Portal (ODP). This one-year West Coast Oceanographic Data Integration Fellowship began November 2013. Laura is hosted … Continue reading

California Sea Grant Fellow accepts position at California State Lands Commission
Class of 2013 / Fellowships / Research / Sea Grant News

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

Acidic waters may take a toll on marine plants
Research / Sea Grant News

Acidic waters may take a toll on marine plants

LA JOLLA – Warmer, acidic waters may take a toll on California’s coral-like algae, making it harder for young abalone to “settle down.” Jennifer Smith and her graduate students have, in laboratory experiments, observed slower growth rates among hard, crusty “calcifying” algae exposed to warmer, more acidic conditions. They have also observed faster growth in … Continue reading