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I am co-PI on a new research project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve our nation’s response to harmful algal blooms (HABs). I’ll be working with Heidi Sosik @ WHOI and collaborating with the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System (SCCOOS), Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS), University…

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The #hot2coldvents cruise to deep-sea vents with the deep-diving submarine Alvin was 17 December 2019 – 7 January 2020. Here’s a video clip showing us in Alvin working on the East Pacific Rise with full credits: https://vimeo.com/whoi/review/385092373/1aa74a7048. Here’s a website with our daily blog and all the hashtags to check in Instagram, Facebook, and more:…

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Thrilled to announce the availability of the sFDvent global‐scale trait database for deep‐sea hydrothermal vent animal species. Our article is available open access in Global Ecology and Biogeography (https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12975), and our data tables are available in Dryad (https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.cn2rv96). It was such a pleasure to work with the lead authors and working group chairs Abbie Chapman…

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Join me and the NES-LTER Team in Woods Hole in Summer 2019! I will be sponsoring a Fellowship through the Environmental Data Initiative (EDI), titled ““Contributing datasets from plankton imaging systems deployed at the NES-LTER for Essential Ocean Variables and Essential Biodiversity Variables.” The EDI Fellowship program starts with a Data publishing workshop 4 –…

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The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting brings over 25,000 Earth and ocean scientists to Washington, DC. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share research from two NSF-funded projects (posters linked below) and to serve at ESIP’s Data FAIR Help Desk. The Data FAIR is a week of events for researchers to engage with informatics…

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I just received the fabulous news that I was awarded a WHOI Doherty Chair in Education for “Navigating an Ocean of Data: Curriculum Development and Implementation for WHOI’s Academic Programs.” The three types of learning opportunities that I will offer in collaboration with WHOI’s Data Library, IS Applications Development team, and BCO-DMO are: 1) an…

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The WHOI Women’s Committee sponsored “Women in Deep Waters,” a panel discussion on March 20, 2018, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. I was one of five women scientists highlighted for ten or more dives in WHOI’s iconic human-occupied submersible Alvin. Link to video broadcast during the event

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