On this episode of Ocean Gazing, meet Kelly Benoit-Bird, an assistant professor at Oregon State University. She says, “I work on all different kinds of animals in the ocean, everything from the smallest animals – the zooplankton – all the way up to the biggest – the great whales. I get my ideas often from watching the water and seeing what animals are doing and trying to ask why.”
Remotely operated vehicle that uses sonar to study plankton. Credit: Mark Benfield.
Humboldt squid on deck to have its measurements taken. Credit: Kelly Benoit-Bird.
Kelly Benoit-Bird adjusting the sonar before beginning her experiment. Credit: Nick Kelsh.
National Science Education Standards Grade 5 to 8
National Science Education Standards Grade 9 to 12
Ocean Literacy Principles
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