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The Rocky Shores of the Oregon Coast: Highlighting OSU’s Menge Lab
Meet the Speaker– Brenna Rothman
Brenna Rothman is a research assistant in the Menge Lab at Oregon State University (OSU). She received a B.S. in Biology from OSU in 2022 and devoted much of her undergraduatecareer to studying the dynamics of rocky intertidal ecosystems. As a research assistant, she monitors current field experiments, identifies biodiverse intertidal species, and assists professors, post-docs, student volunteers, and graduate students with field research.
About the Project:
The rocky shores of the Oregon Coast are a place of wonder for visitors and researchers alike. For the Menge Lab at Oregon State University, the rocky intertidal is their main research focus. In this talk, Brenna Rothman, a research assistant with the Menge Lab, will cover key ecological processes at work in the intertidal zone, highlight current field experiments and research questions, and explain how the Menge Lab has taken to social media to share their work with a broader audience.
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