For the past two weeks we have been setting up Robbie's thesis experiment testing the effects of wave turbulence on the relative dominance of different subtidal herbivore species.
It's been a pleasure to work with Blake Hamilton, a recent graduate from UC Davis and former field assistant to Witman Lab alum Olivia Rhoades. In addition to testing his mettle in high-wave scientific diving, Blake has enjoyed getting to know the iconic Galapagos marine life
In between days of diving we have been exploring the islands and their unique flora and fauna
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