Mosaics in Science Tag

And just like that, summer of 2022 has come and gone! We have entered the beautiful autumn, where the morning air is cool and crisp, and the deciduous trees are starting to show us their unmistakable autumn colors.  Just like how each season can teach us...

My biggest fear working in Natural Resource Management isn't getting lost on a hike or getting attacked by a shark. It's not knowing enough information. Not knowing the relevant information is a fear of mine because it means I won't be as useful in the...

We slept like dogs by the fireside and awoke to the fog, as it was all around us. As the morning glow shudders across the bitter breath of Lake Superior, the cry of loons can be heard from the base of the channel. The...

Mosaics's intern apply amoxicillin paste to reduce the progression of coral disease. Photo cred: Kristen Ewin. Hello from the United States Virgin Islands! My name is Nicholas C. Durgadeen, and thanks to Environment for the Americas and the National Park Service, I will be working as...

Have you ever wanted to test the limits of your body and enhance it through the experiences you went through to complete a job? Well say no more!! Scientific free diving is the job for you! Muscle training, thought-provoking, air conservation, and teamwork are all...

Introduction As a data analyst major and a psychology minor, finding a way to incorporate my field of study into marine biology was definitely a challenge. I was too focused on setting aside my educational background and trying to learn a new subject that I had...

Marker buoy with dive flag showing where divers are underwater One of FWIMP's team members, Mike, performing fish identification surveys at approximately 20 ft depths Industrial size ice box to be removed by the FWIMP team on one of the next marine debris days When it comes to...

Besides my exciting adventures out on the water, assisting the resource management department's weekly tasks, I have also started my project on land, surveying the Homestead Bayfront Marina's anglers about their day, catches, regulation education, and satisfaction. To summarize the objectives and definition of these...

Sea turtle nest watching, mooring buoy retrieval and replacements, creel surveys, meeting my coworkers, and getting to know my roommate. A quick sentence summary of what my first week at Biscayne National Park has consisted of will now be separated into separate parts: On the way...

Wow, how the time has flown. I can not believe my time here at Cape Lookout National Seashore is over. The sadness still has not hit me, but I know I will miss this park dearly. I have made so many great friends and experienced...