Grad students keep research afloat during the pandemic
Students at the University’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center ‘paddle against the tide’ to continue thesis work
Spring is a time that many graduate students look forward to at San Francisco State University’s Estuary and Ocean Science (EOS) Center. Usually, it’s when they can get out into the field — canoeing through channels, tiptoeing in salt marshes or collecting microscopic critters — to gather data for their theses. Unfortunately, going out into the field — or out anywhere — has been a lot tougher since last spring. Yet with a lot of determination, these students have managed to continue their scientific training despite the global pandemic.