Poking around at Point Piños

In early February 2017, my marine ecology class went out to Point Piños to check out its rocky intertidal habitat. Point Piños is located in Pacific Grove, California at the very tip of the Monterey Peninsula, and is located within the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens State Marine Conservation Area, and the Monterey Bay National Marine…

Manipulating a diatom inside a Foldscope 

Yesterday; with the help of Paul, we went out in Monetrey Bay and did a plankton tow to pull out all kinds of things from the ocean. This was a 100micron screen; so we got a lot and lot of stuff. I have an infinite amount of microscopy to do – but I wanted to…