I am fascinated by the strategies that relatively simple animals use to survive and thrive in complex and variable environments.  As a doctoral student, I initiated a number of investigations related to this topic, and explored side projects focusing on thermal biology and intertidal ecology.  To learn more, please see the following pages:

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Mounting tripods in the intertidal zone.  P.C. – Tom Hata.