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Marine Conservation Happy Hour

Nov 26, 2020

Imagine walking up to a person who is enjoying herself at the beach in Costa Rica to ask them questions about poop in the water. A little awkward, isn't it? Now imagine asking 4,999 more people. That is the number of times Erin Symonds and her team surveyed people on Costa Rican beaches about water quality at...

Nov 24, 2020

Erin Symonds joins the MCHH Crew to discuss a recently published article on Water Quality at Tropical Beaches. Erin's study was conducted in Costa Rica, a tourist destination for many people around the world. 

The MCHH Crew discusses the importance of Water Quality and how poop should be included more in SciComm, or as...

Nov 19, 2020

The MCHH Crew welcomes back Dr. Leslie New to the show where they discuss how to explain statistics using some fun and interesting Star Wars referrals. 

Warning: This episode may inspire you to want to watch Star Wars content. 

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Leslie New joins the MCHH Crew for another episode to discuss the importance of statistics in marine conservation. In this episode, Leslie tells the MCHH Crew about how stats play a role in modelling the noise generated by the installation of windmills in the Ocean as it pertains to Marine Mammals. 

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Nov 12, 2020

The MCHH Crew is joined by Dr. Leslie New who tells the story of how she became a Marine Biologist who studies the impacts of underwater noise using statistics. 

You would think that a person who works in statistics would have been great at math throughout her school career; however, that is not the case with Leslie....