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by Hannah Webber

Summertime flies! Over the next few weeks, our interns will be wrapping up their projects and sharing their findings through a series of presentations. Please join us remotely or on campus in Wright Hall to learn more about their experiences working on a range of research projects.

Friday, July 23, 12 p.m.

Jess Moskowitz, Mount Holyoke College – Surf to Turf Subsidies: Developing field methods to quantify maritime mammal consumption of intertidal prey.

Elizabeth Halasz, University of Richmond – Hide and Seek: Challenges and recommendations in intertidal crab mark and recapture research.


Thursday, July 29, 12 p.m.

Sophie Chivers, College of the Atlantic – Climate, Clams, and Community: A shellfish intern’s summer reflections.


Tuesday, August 10, 12 p.m.

Anna Lee, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry – A Worm’s ‘Clam’ to Fame: Measuring the relationship between marine worm biodiversity and clam abundance.

Ben Capuano, College of the Atlantic – Intertidal Synthesis: Exploring a century of marine demographics in Acadia National Park.

Jess Moskowitz stands on rocks in the intertidal zone holding sampling quadrats with water and trees in background.
Jess Moskowitz
A muddy Elizabeth Halasz stands in the mudflat with clam rake and bucket.
Elizabeth Halasz
Sophie Chivers places tiny clams into a measuring column of water.
Sophie Chivers
Anna Lee holds a clipboard and stands in shallow water with mud and trees in background.
Anna Lee
Ben Capuano