Bodega Marine Laboratory

Seagrasses Turn Back the Clock on Ocean Acidification

March 31, 2021
Spanning six years and seven seagrass meadows along the California coast, a paper from the University of California, Davis, is the most extensive study yet of how seagrasses can buffer ocean acidification.

Professor Tessa Hill Elected AAAS Fellow

November 24, 2020
Professor Tessa Hill, a leading expert in marine geochemistry and a strong advocate for public outreach and education access, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Picnic Day 2018: College Events

April 16, 2018
College of Letters and Science at Picnic Day 2018

Come celebrate with us and experience the richness of diversity and achievement at UC Davis and the surrounding community in the areas of research, teaching, service and campus life. More than 200 events will take place throughout campus and will include exhibits, shows, competitions, demonstrations, entertainment, animal and athletic events, the Student Organization Fair, the Children’s Discovery Fair, the Parade and much more.

More Researchers Now See Engagement as a Crucial Part of Their Job

April 11, 2018

As the first anniversary of the March for Science approaches, researchers continue to reflect on the relationship between science and society. Four scientists with strong UC Davis connections discuss whether society is witnessing a fundamental change in how scientific researchers perceive their interaction with the public and policymakers. Read more in The Conversation.

$3M Program to Integrate Science and Policymaking in Ocean Research

July 27, 2017
The University of California, Davis, is receiving a nearly $3 million award from the National Science Foundation to train the next generation of marine scientists under a new paradigm that puts a focus on policy at the front end of research. 

UC Davis Marine Scientists Featured in Climate Change Film

September 07, 2016
Follow marine scientists from the Bodega Marine Lab and Point Blue Conservation Science as they track the dramatic changes happening in our ocean in this short film from Bay Nature. Featured researchers include Tessa Hill, associate professor and chancellor’s fellow in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Tide Pools at the Front Line of Ocean Acidification

March 18, 2016
Marine life living in tide pools are vulnerable to rising acid levels in seawater, according to new research from UC Davis, the Carnegie Institution for Science and UC Santa Cruz published March 18 in the journal Scientific Reports.