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Student Spotlights

Abby von Hagel is a student from Seattle in the Interdisciplinary Honors Program pursuing a Major in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and a Minor in Marine Biology with plans to graduate in 2019. We talked with Abby to find out what inspires her to study marine biology and to learn how an introductory course led to her researching at the UW’s marine field station at Friday Harbor Labs.

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[winter course] OCEAN 450: Climatic Extremes

To better understand the key factors that control the earth’s present and future climate, this course examines episodes in the earth's past when extreme climate conditions existed. Dramatic changes in the earth's climate have resulted from natural variations in solar insolation, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, rates and pathways of ocean circulation, plate tectonics, and the evolution of vascular plants and, in modern times, the burning of fossil fuels. The impact of these factors on climate through interactions between the atmosphere, oceans and land will be evaluated.

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Nov 14, 2017 | Course

[winter course]: FISH 101: Water and Society

Look to Timothy Walsworth's FISH 101: Water and Society for an excellent introductory course focusing on freshwater and society.

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Nov 9, 2017

[winter course]: FISH 437: Fisheries Oceanography

Professor John Horne teaches about the "Ultimate 'tails' of sex, growth, and death in extreme conditions" in the FISH 437 course this winter. What's not to like?

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Nov 9, 2017 | Course

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Study at Friday Harbor Laboratories

Find out more about Friday Harbor Laboratories, one of the best places in the world to study marine biology, in the scenic San Juan Islands.

Marine Biology Adviser Joe Kobayashi

Contact the Adviser

Joe Kobayashi, Marine Biology Academic Adviser
Fishery Sciences 116 | (206) 543-7426 | marbiol@uw.edu

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