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January 15, 2018

In case you missed it, here's a link to hear Sophie discuss our recent paper in Global Change Biology on WFSU/NPR last Thursday:


January 8, 2018

 Our new paper is out in Global Change Biology!  We looked at mineral structure in the California mussel over 2500 years, and found a change only in mussels collected since 2010.  The change, summarized above, reveals smaller calcium carbonate crystals, the presence of...

December 13, 2016

Our research on long-term changes in mussel shell thickness in relation to declining pH at Tatoosh Island has been featured in this month's (December 2016) National Geographic magazine!  The article, 'How the parks of tomorrow will be different,' features several Natio...

June 17, 2016

Our new paper out this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society, B shows a thinning trend in the shells of the California mussel, very likely due to long-term ocean acidification along the US Pacific Coast.  Because this study uses archival specimens (some collected by...

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