ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

When Science Gets Messy

Each summer, Bill Hoese, professor of biological science, leads a team of undergraduate students in the Southern California Ecosystems Research Program. In a three-week boot camp, students interested in pursuing careers in ecology and environmental biology undertake intensive short-term research projects in local ecosystems.

The students spent their first week surveying oysters in Newport Bay and San Diego Bay, the second week studying how native and non-native morning glories get pollinated, and the third week seeing what effect temperature and light have on intertidal algae.

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