Allison Smith

computational marine biology

GALLERY


Equipment: In the course of my research, I need to use various types of equipment. Put the cursor on an image to read about each piece of equipment and how I use it. Click on the images to view a higher resolution version.

Topcon Laser Level
Hobo Water Level Logger
Robomussel
Omega Thermocouple Wire
Omega Temperature Controller

Marine Invertebrates: After I finish collecting data, sometimes I have a little extra time to investigate the tidepools before the tide gets too high. Here are some of the amazing invertebrates that I find living in the marine intertidal. Click on the images for more information and a higher resolution version of the image.

California Sea Hare
Black Abalone
Limpet
Giant Keyhole Limpet
Chiton
Whelk
Owl Limpet
Black Nerite
Three Mussel Species
Chiton Under Oyster
Seastar
Sandcastle Worms
Seastar
Sea Anemone Spawning

Scientists At Work: Scientists around the world are collecting data to study and understand the past, present, and future of flora and fauna in the natural environment. Click on the images for more information and a higher resolution version of the image.

Measuring Animal Temperatures
Intalling Robomussel Temperature Logger
Making Shades for Mussels
Measuring Slope of a Robomussel
Sieving to Find Cockles
Tagging Intertidal Abalone
Counting Barnacles

Monitoring Reef Populations
Measuring Algal Chlorophyll
Digging for Worms