Pacific Coast Science and Lear

Pacific Coast Science and Lear

California Sea Otters: A Gap in the Point Reyes Ecosystem

Once abundant along the entire west coast of North America, sea otters were hunted to the brink...

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Declining fog in coastal California?

The Point Reyes peninsula is considered by some to be one of the fog capitals of the universe....

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Searching for the Endangered Black Abalone in Northern California

Black Abalone is one of seven abalone species found in California's intertidal waters. But, due...

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Burning Ancient Life: The Geology of an Oil Reserve

Phytoplankton form the base of the ocean's food chains transferring energy from the sun to...

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Ocean Acidification: Where will all the seashells go?

More than a hundred thousand marine species build their bodies using calcium carbonate. This...

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Deep-water Corals of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Lisa Etherington is the Research Coordinator at the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and...

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An Underground Answer to Greenhouse Gasses

Becca Ryals is a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, and Whendee Silver...

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Sustainability at Point Reyes National Seashore

John Dell’Osso is Point Reyes National Seashore's Chief of Interpretation and Sara Hammond is the...

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Birds on the go: Climate change and California's feathered friends

Diana Stralberg is an ecologist with PRBO Conservation Science. Listen as she talks about how...

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Understanding the ecology of native Olympia oysters in Tomales Bay

UC Davis professor Ted Grosholz and his students have been studying Olympia oysters in Tomales...

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Death Cap Mushrooms at Point Reyes National Seashore

Benjamin Wolfe, a graduate student at Harvard, discusses his research on the invasion of Death...

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New Findings about Great White Sharks of the North Pacific

Scot Anderson, a local Great White Shark researcher, describes new findings from his and his...

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White Sharks of the Northern Pacific

Join the search for one of the ocean’s great hunters--the white shark. In this episode, we join a...

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Paleotsunami at Point Reyes

Can Liam Reidy find evidence for a huge tsunami in central California? In this episode, we paddle...

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Tracking the Coho Salmon

In this episode, we learn how biologists in the Inventory and Monitoring Program of the National...

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