Starting in the marine lab

Today is my fourth day in Maine.   We aren’t going out into the field today since there is a thunderstorm and tornado warning.  I suppose digging around in the ocean during a tornado might not be the safest idea, so I’m ok with staying in.  Brunswick is a little boring when you can’t go outside though.  It’s a pretty town with beautiful ocean accesses all around and woods everywhere.  There aren’t too many activities other than that that we have discovered yet though.

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Summer of Sand Dollars!


My name is Frances and I will be spending the summer at the Bowdoin College Marine Laboratory working on a research project testing the consequences of environmentally induced multiples (twins, triplets etc.) in the sand dollar Echinarachnius parma.

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