Students in Kristy Kroeker’s Marine Ecology Field Quarter spend part of the 20-unit class underwater. (UC Santa Cruz photo)

Undergraduate students from University of California Santa Cruz have been participating in a month-long marine ecology field course this February. Students Michael Langhans, Tamara Russell, and Clara Zeder talk about their experience diving in Sitka waters. They were joined by their instructor, ecologist Kristy Kroeker.

The students will present their research projects at 5:30 p.m., Friday March 2nd, at Sitka Public Library.

Downloadable audio.

In addition to diving, UC Santa Cruz students spend time studying the intertidal zone, and working in a lab. (UC Santa Cruz photo)