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An Ocean that Keeps on Giving: Coral Reef System Update

Coral Reef System Update

An Ocean that Keeps on Giving (educational, no sales pitch)

Guest Speaker: Robert Wintner
Format of the event: Town Hall style… 16 more words


Talk about good camouflage. NPS divers took this scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephala) photo on recent marine fish and benthic¬†monitoring surveys in the waters of… 26 more words


Google Streetview Goes Under and the Importance of Its Sponsor

The latest frontier to be explored by Google Earth Streetview is the ocean. As a part of this exciting effort, over 400,000 panoramic photos have been taken of the watery world, including coral reefs and the deep sea. 201 more words

Relaxing on Sulawesi

I could get some time off at the camp and explore other parts of Indonesia with my girlfriend Julia, who was visiting from Germany. Indonesia is with it’s many island very diverse in nature. 266 more words

Indonesia & Orangutans


I’d never heard of Ningaloo (an important Australian marine park) until my French teacher talked about it!

(and I wasn’t the only one – I wonder if that says anything about Australia’s society and education today?) 222 more words

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From Miles on high to the Depths of the Sea

Today we trade in our wings, and head in the opposite direction. From way on top of the World, we are going to brave the depths of the Ocean blue. 162 more words

10-14-14 Slate Pencil Urchin from Ron's Echinoderm Series

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea (Sea urchins)
Subclass: Cidaroidea
Order: Cidaroida
Family: Cidaridae

Genus/species: Eucidaris tribuloides

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Brown body with thick spines in all directions.  163 more words