Jessica Perelman

Project Pisces: Hidden ecosystems and lasting legacies

By Jessica Perelman, Guest Blogger Exploring the deep ocean is by no means a simple task. It is the great frontier, the endless unknown about which we know so little. Broadly defined as the ocean and seafloor lying below 200 meters, ...

Reef rhythms

By Jessica Perelman In the wake of the largest and most widespread coral bleaching events in history, scientists are scrambling to better understand these vibrant, diverse marine ecosystems, and determine how to preserve the wealth of aquatic life they harbor. ...

Sound and the sea

By Jessica Perelman Leonardo da Vinci first observed that ships could be heard at long distances underwater back in the late 1400s, and physicists first measured the speed of sound in water in 1826. But little did these scientists know just ...