• Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    “Kupe and the Corals: Exploring a South Pacific Island Atoll,” is the newest contribution to the LTER Children’s Book Series.  Written by Moorea Coral Reef (MCR) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) graduate student and post-doctoral scholar Jacqueline L.

  • Thursday, May 15, 2014

    MCR LTER Investigator, Dr Ruth Gates has been awarded the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents in recognition of scholarly contributions that expand the boundaries of knowledge and enrich the lives of students and the community.

  • Thursday, May 8, 2014

    Professor Sally Holbrook, Co-PI of both the Moorea Coral Reef and Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research sites and faculty member in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Biology, was named the Outstanding Graduate Mentor for 2013-14 by the UCSB Academic Senate during an award ceremony held on Thursday, May 8th, 2014.

  • Sunday, April 27, 2014

    MCR and SBC LTER graduate and undergraduate students hosted an informational booth featuring MCR site science at the 2014 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival. Designed to raise public awareness about the current status and trends of coral and temperate reefs worldwide, younger visitors to the exhibit enjoyed reef related games and crafts while older visitors were offered an opportunity to speak with SBC and MCR LTER graduate students about a variety of issues affecting coastal ecosystems.