MLML Alum, Cyndi Dawson, Named Executive Director of O’Neill Sea Odyssey

MLML congratulates Alum Cyndi Dawson on her new job as executive director for O'Neill Sea Odyssey, a non-profit encouraging ocean stewardship.  Cyndi was a member of the Fisheries & Conservation Biology Lab, and her thesis was on the movement and habitat of prickly shark in Monterey Bay.

Read about her appointment in this Santa Cruz Sentinel article.

Click here to read about her time at MLML.


MLML alumni making waves: John Heine, author & technical editor for new NOAA Dive Manual

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories has a rich history of providing training and resources for research diving.  John Heine graduated in 1982 with a M.S. from MLML, while working with Dr. Mike Foster, and later became the Diving Safety Officer (DSO) for MLML from 1985 – 2002.  John has extensive experience diving from the Arctic to the Antarctic.  John has authored a number of books on research diving and he recently was the author and technical editor for the new 800-page NOAA Diving Manual.  You can read more about Diving at MLML during John’s time as DSO in the blog he wrote last year.