Vermilion 4-H visit to the Lab!

The Vermilion 4-H Jr. Leader group came to visit us at the LSU Plankton Lab on November 4, 2014 to learn about college programs in oceanography and renewable natural resources. They really enjoyed the "hands on" environment!

4h-1

Tom Aepelbacher (Research Associate II) showing off a deep sea fish. Pretty scary huh?


4h-2

A student checking out what plankton look like under a microscope.


4h-3

Kamela Stamey (Research Associate II) awing the students with Dr. Benfield's amazing deep sea 3D footage.


4h-4

That's a fish? -- Sue Garner (Research Associate II) describing how to identify larval fish under a microscope. 


4h-5

Dean Krementz (student worker) explaining how he sorts his samples and teaching what plankton are.


4h-6

Some students observing the cool organisms that we collected in the Gulf of Mexico.


4h-7

Those are plankton too? --  Danielle Habetz (Research Associate II) demonstrating the Flowcam and output of phytoplankton. 


4h-8

Danielle explaining how the Flowcam works and what we use it for.


4h-9

Dr. Malinda Sutor (Principal Investigator) shows the towed cameras she uses to map plankton.