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Allen Farms


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A Farm-to-College event took place recently in a UC Davis dining hall.

Photo credit: Kathy Bruce

 

 

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Michael Bolte


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Michael Bolte, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UCSC, has been appointed director of UC Observatories/Lick Observatory.

Photo credit: Tim Stephens

 

 

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Constance Rockosi


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Constance Rockosi, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UCSC, has won a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.

Photo credit: Tim Stephens

 

 

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Arboretum Fall Plant Sale


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A wide variety of plants will be available at the Arboretum Fall Plant Sale, including Australian banksias and other members of the protea family, as well as native succulents such as Dudleya viscida.

Photo credit: Stephen McCabe


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Sheldon Kamieniecki


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Sheldon Kamieniecki named dean of social sciences at UC Santa Cruz.

 

 

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Cape Fur Seals


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All photos by Dan Costa

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The Cape fur seal is a top predator in the marine environment off the coast of South Africa.

 

 


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The electronic tags are attached harmlessly to the seals' fur and fall off when the seals molt or are removed by researchers.

 

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New Deans


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The University of California, Santa Cruz, has appointed Stephen Thorsett to serve as dean of the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.
Photo credit: Andrea Michels

 


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Georges Van Den Abbeele, a scholar of French literature and philosophy with a wide expertise in public humanities programs and education, has been named the new dean of the UC Santa Cruz Humanities Division.

 

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Sea Lion


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California sea lions are proving to be an excellent platform for monitoring ocean conditions along the California coast.
Photo credit: Michael Weise

 


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Electronic tags deployed on southern elephant seals, such as this female, can collect valuable oceanographic data from throughout the Southern Ocean.
Photo credit: Daniel Costa

 


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Crabeater seals are specialized for feeding on Antarctic krill and forage along the continental shelf of Antarctica at the edge of the ice pack.
Photo credit: Daniel Costa

 


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Tracks of male California sea lions showed different foraging patterns in 2002-03 (yellow tracks) and in 2004-05 (red tracks). The 2004-05 season was marked by unusually warm water along the coast.
Credit: D. Costa, M. Weise, TOPP

 


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Deep-diving northern elephant seals can record detailed profiles of water temperature and salinity with depth as they travel across the North Pacific Ocean. For oceanographers, temperature and salinity (measured as conductivity) are like fingerprints of different water masses.
Credit: D. Costa, TOPP

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