PUBLICATIONS

When faced with pollution, these sea snakes shed their stripes.
PBS NewsHour
August 2017
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4 things you should know about ticks and Lyme disease this summer.
PBS NewsHour
July 2017

Forget stitches. These slug-inspired adhesives could heal your wounds.
PBS NewsHour
July 2017
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Elephant seals recognize vocal rhythms to avoid bullies
PBS NewsHour
July 2017
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Cunning ravens can plan ahead, study shows
PBS NewsHour
July 2017
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With San Clemente Dam Gone are Steelhead Trout About to Make a Comeback in the Carmel River?
Mercury News
July 2017
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Sound Recorders Track Seabirds by the Seashore
Inside Science
July 2017
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Ancient Practice of Eating Soil Might Post Risk to Unborn Babies
Inside Science
June 2017
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Creepy Fish Provides Window Into Ocean’s Mysterious Twilight Zone
Inside Science
May 2017
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Science Spotlight: Schooling and Flocking
Hilltromper
May 2017
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How Building A Wall Can Save A Forest
Inside Science
May 2017
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Lasers shed light on the inner workings of the giant larvacean
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
May 2017
Story picked up by NY Times, Science Friday, Science News, Newsy, The VergeSeeker, Scientific American
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This researcher studies how curiosity—not just knowledge—about science influences public perceptions of highly contested topics.
The SciCom Interviews
May 2017
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Careful Crop Selection Near Airports Could Reduce Bird Strikes
Inside Science
April 2017
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Curiosity – not just knowledge – about science influences public perceptions about vaccines, climate change
Science
February 2017
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Shifting Sands: Santa Cruz, scientists, and Boardwalk battle against forces of nature
Mercury News, picked up by Coastal Care and Santa Cruz Sentinal
January 2017
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Bringing Back the Nassau Grouper
Scientific American
January 2017
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Adventure on the High Seas
Eldridge Tide and Pilot Book
January 2017
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Commercial Oyster Farming Could Help Increase Biodiversity In Delaware Bay
GeoSpeace, AGU Blogosphere
December 2016
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Can Data Extracted from Twitter Help Map Flood Hazards
Earth & Space Science News
December 2016
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Scientists Test Less Invasive Method of Locating Oil in the Deep Sea
GeoSpeace, AGU Blogosphere
December 2016
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Taking a Closer Look Leads to Re-Discovery of a Prevalent Deep-Sea Animal
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
November 2016
Story picked up by NatGeo, Science Alert, The Sun, Daily Mail, Smithsonian, Deep Sea News, Z News, Sci-News, R&D, Newser, iTech, Live SCIENCE
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Humpback Whales Learn Habitat Loyalty From Their Mothers
Mongabay November 2016
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Sea Snails on Acid
Scientific American
November 2016
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Automating a 20-year Survey of Deep-Sea Animals
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
November 2016
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Sneaker Males: There Is Something In The Water
Untamed Science
October 2016
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The Payoff
Voyages Magazine
January 2017

Right Sized Boating
Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors
July 2015
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Yeah Water, Yeah Happy
Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors

January 2015
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Night Vision: Can You See In the Dark
Cruising World Magazine
June 2014
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Book Chapter in Tiny Homes on the Move
Shelter Publications
April 2014

The Knot You Never Thought You Needed
Cruising World Magazine

March 2014
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The Nuts & Bolts of Kite Aerial Photography
SAIL Magazine
March 2014

Iceberg Bound
Grand Traverse Women
November 2013

The Cruising Kitty
SAIL Magazine
June 2013

Citizen Oceanographer
Blue Water Sailing
June 2013

What to Pack in Your Sea Duffel
SAIL Magazine
June 2013

Understanding the Rule of 12ths
SAIL Magazine
April 2013

Understanding Long Shore Drift
SAIL Magazine
December 2012

Unleashing Women’s Potential

Blue Water Sailing Magazine
December 2012

What Causes A Sea Breeze
SAIL Magazine
November 2012

What’s An Ocean Gyre
SAIL Magazine
October 2012

The Gifts of Solo Sailing
Cruising World Magazine

February 2012
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One Simple Production Book
Morse Alpha Studios
December 2011

The Payoff
Windcheck Magazine
October 2011

Lessons Learned
Spirituality & Health
September 2011

Why Two Boats
Living Aboard

May 2011

Your Disability Is Your Opportunity
Women & Cruising
April 2011

Afraid Of The Dark
Women & Cruising
August 2011

Living Simply
Grand Traverse Woman
July 2010

First Wind
Record Eagle Newspaper
November 2009

MULTIMEDIA

Video: Could alligators, crocodile, and Komodo dragons hold the key to defeating drug resistant bacteria
PBS NewsHour
August 2017

Video: Elephant seals recognize vocal rhythms to avoid bullies
PBS NewsHour
July 2017

Video: Training Arctic Seals to Save Species
UCSC Long Marine Lab
July 2017
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Video: The Giant Larvacean: Bathochordaeus, official selection of the 2017 Beneath The Waves Film Festival
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
April 2017
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Radio Story: Santa Cruz Doctor Close to a Cure for Deadly Mushroom Poisoning
KAZU, Monterey Bay Area NPR
February 2017
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Video: Bringing Back the Nassau Grouper, official selection of the 2017 Beneath The Waves Film Festival
Scientific American
January 2017
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Video: Expedition Underway: Important Dolphin Research in Belize
Hello Ocean
December 2016
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Video: Automating a 20-year Survey of Deep-Sea Animals, official selection of the 2017 Beneath The Waves Film Festival
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
November 2016
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Poster Installation: Ocean Conservation
Patagonia, Freeport & Hello Ocean
July 2016
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One Simple Question: A Journey to find a record-breaking iceberg, feature film
Morse Alpha Studios and Doctrine Creative
November 2014
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Video: Invasive Lionfish Hunt, official selection of the 2017 Beneath The Waves Film Festival
Hello Ocean
January 2016
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Video: How Do You See The Ocean
Blue Ocean Film Festival, YouTube Contest Winner!
March 2013
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Video: Life Raft and Safety Flare Demonstration
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
November 2013
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Video: Preparing for an Offshore Passage To The Caribbean
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
November 2013
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TALKS

The Transformative Power of Being on the Water
Blue Mind: Interdisciplinary professionals working at the intersection of brain science and conservation
May 2016

No Word For Nature: How An Indigenous Village Challenges the Nature Concept
Pecha Kucha
2016
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Seminar: Harnessing the Power of Visual Media
Tall Ships American Annual Conference
2015

Seminar: In House PR: Generating an Effective Public Relations Strategy on a Budget
Tall Ships American Annual Conference
2015

Keynote: 10 Things To Remember for Live
Toronto Hope
2014

Keynote: The Nature Connection: Finding Greater Happiness and Cognition in Nature
National Pocked Cruisers Convention
2013
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Keynote: Unleashing Women’s Potential: Debunking the Common Miss-perceptions of Female Sailors
National Women’s Sailing Association
2012

Featured Co-Speaker: A Journey in a Small Boat to the Arctic Circle
Mystic Seaport Adventure Series
2012

Featured Co-Speaker: The Art of Solo Sailing
Maritime Gloucester
2012

My American Dream
TEDx Traverse City
2011
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2012–2016 Regular talks at boat shows, yacht clubs, etc.
topics include: ocean conservation, seamanship, or empowering women.