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Eek! We've been so busy studying the two biggest estuaries in the US, we almost forgot about #EstuariesWeek
As part of the #FoulingProject we are collecting samples from marinas around both #ChesBay and #SFBay scientist sitting on a dock...scientist sitting on a dock...
We then take them back to the labs at @SmithsonianEnv and #SERCWest @EOS_Center and process the panels with a coarse identification of the invertebrates that settle on them and take vouchers and samples for DNA analysis.
#FoulingProject #ChesBay #SFBay scientists in the lab sitti...buckets containing bay wate...scientist at microscope loo...
Depending on location in the bay, the panels can look very different and contain different assemblages of organisms. #InvertebratesRule #FoulingProject #EstuariesWeek #ChesBay fouling panel with barnacle...fouling panel with encrusti...
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Please help us welcome our 2020 #intern class! Some of the class is virtual, focusing on coding and data analysis, while a few of our interns will be able to do limited socially distant #fieldwork.
First up is Rémy Barbiéro! Rémy is a rising senior at @Occidental, and will be working on the #ZombieCrabs Project. Rémy will help create a #CitizenScience project on @the_zooniverse to count parasitized crabs from Chesapeake Bay. Welcome! Intern Rémy Barbiéro in the...
Time to meet another of our amazing summer #interns

Welcome Tyler Kempton! Tyler is a local high school student who is working on using #R to prepare an analyze data from our #InvaderID project. He works with the @SmithsonianEnv Citizen Science department. Tyler stands on a rock by t...
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BREAKING: On Wednesday evening in #Pinole, #BayArea community members will pack the room at a @USACESPN hearing to speak against the Army Corps proposal to dredge #SanFrancisco Bay and Carquinez Strait. #tarsandsfreesfbay #protectthebay #sfbay Read more 👇…
@USACESPN Opponents call the Army Corps proposal to dredge #SanFrancisco Bay and Carquinez Strait a move by #BigOil and @realDonaldTrump to expand the #fossilfuel industry in #California to increase imports of Canadian #tarsands #crudeoil and exports of US #coal.
@USACESPN @realDonaldTrump 18K people signed a petition to stop the Army Corps from doing the bidding of #BigOil by dredging #SanFrancisco Bay and Carquinez Strait. Petition calls on local leaders @RepDeSaulnier @JohnGaramendi
@JohnGaramendi @RepThompson @SenFeinstein @KamalaHarris to oppose the project.
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BREAKING: Two #fossilfuel storage tanks have exploded at #NuStar, a tank farm next to the #Phillips66 refinery near #Crockett & #Rodeo in the #BayArea. No reported casualties, according to @KTVU. The explosion likely caused an adjacent brush fire.…
@KTVU Our thoughts are with #firstresponders and community members in the #EastBay as a shelter in place has been ordered. Stay safe and don't go outdoors until the order is lifted. Check the latest on the @CCCounty Community Warning System here:
@KTVU @CCCounty A situation like today's #NuStar tank farm explosion in #EastBay is exactly why we must put a stop to the expansion of #fossilfuel infrastructure in the #BayArea and around the world. Learn more about the movement to #ProtectTheBay:
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(Thread) A scientist’s view of the urgent need for @GavinNewsom to sign SB#1, written by @sentoniatkins.

Like every scientist concerned with preventing #extinction of #SFBay’s fish species, I want #endangeredspecies management to use only the best available science. 1/
@GavinNewsom @SenToniAtkins I supported then-Secretary @sallyjewell's call to review #endangeredspeciesact safeguards for the Bay’s imperiled fish species. Those reviews were necessary bc endangered fish continued to decline; Jewell wrote that she expected the review to lead to increased protections. 2/
@GavinNewsom @SenToniAtkins @sallyjewell Then science-denialists in the Trump Administration manipulated the scientific process used to develop @NOAAFisheries scientific review and tried to bury the best available science.…
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