Through wave action and storm events, kelp from the sea is delivered to the intertidal zone and sandy shore, providing food and habitat for invertebrates which fuel the rest of the terrestrial food web.
Headed by Dr. Pete Raimondi and Dr. Mark Carr, the RC Lab studies a diverse array of ecosystems and organisms within the realm of coastal marine and freshwater ecology and evolutionary biology. See what other students in our lab are up to!
Numerous research centers and organizations have enabled me to explore nature in a variety of ecosystems, gain invaluable field and laboratory experiences, and grow as a scientist. I encourage undergraduates interested in research to peruse these helpful resources.