Mia Lamirand

Coral Reef Technician, NOAA Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center

Email: lamirand@hawaii.edu

Joined our Summer 2018 Research Fellowship

I grew up in Colorado and moved to Hawaii to pursue my passion for the ocean as my career, so I studied Marine Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. For my CREST CAChE research project, I worked at the Seagrass Ecosystems Research Lab, taking part in the seagrass monitoring program and expanding the heterotroph and organisms survey of the seagrass beds. I also measured spatial and temporal trends of heterotrophs in relation to seagrass using GIS technology.

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