Educational Outreach
The oceans are one of our most valuable natural resources, and we hope to share our experiences as a marine biologists with students and communities around the world. Check out the latest updates from the lab and the field, including blogs from remote coral atolls, articles about the lab's  work, to information about local outreach events. 
Jan 23, 2020Science Leadership Academy visits Penn! 
Barott lab members ran a break out session this week on corals and climate change for over 60 high school students visiting Penn Biology from the Science Leadership Academy. After presentations on climate change & corals by PhD student Lulu (center), she teamed up with fellow PhD student Lisa (center right) and undergraduate researcher Chris to help run Q&A sessions. The high schoolers asked awesome questions about coral bleaching, studying biology, and getting involved in research!
Jan 20, 2020Cam visits Robeson H.S. for MLK Impact Day 
Barott lab postdoc Dr. Camille Gaynus (center) visited Robeson High School where she led discussions with student groups on marine biology and career possiblities in science.
Coral bleaching and recovery in Kaneohe Bay in 2014
Check our this article in the Huffington Post featuring our research on helping corals cope with climate change: " How to train your coral " and watch the accompanying video here,  where you can watch the recolonization of bleached corals by their symbionts!
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more."  ~ Lord Byron
Coral Reef Expeditions: 
Blogs and collaborations
Line Islands Expedition 2010 Blog
Read about our research trip to some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world!
Check out some of the great work by my collaborators down in Curacao! 
Pristine Seas with National Geographic
See pictures and read the blog from our trip to the uninhabited Southern Line Islands in 2009!
NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division
See what our collaborators at NOAA are doing on reefs around the Pacific.