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RIA # 48: Dr. Laurie Juranek on Research in the Arctic


Dr. Laurie Juranek

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Laurie Juranek, an Assistant Professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Dr. Juranek studies what the chemistry of seawater tells us about life and death in the ocean. Her research takes her from the warm, aquamarine waters off of Hawaii to the ice-covered Arctic Ocean. When not doing science, she enjoys vegetable gardening, cooking, and weightlifting.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Life and Death in the Ocean [00:00-10:09]

In this first segment, Laurie describes the research questions she explores in her study of life and death in the ocean.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Logistics of Researching in the Field [10:10-22:17]

In segment two, Laurie shares some of the logistics of her research in the arctic.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Broader Impacts of Researching in the Arctic [22:18-33:25]

In segment three, Laurie discusses some of the ways she frames the broader impacts of her research, particularly for grant applications.

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