Patrick's Home

Patrick has become a Banana Slug !
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Here's an overview of the University of California Santa Cruz campus.
Here's an Aerial view from campus, looking toward Monterey Bay.

UCSC College Eight dorm room - freshman year.

UCSC College Eight apartment - sophomore year.
During the summer of 2001, Patrick participated with researchers on Aņo Nuevo Island Reserve , in a marine mammal population study.
Photos from Underwater Photography class.
Weighing of recently-weaned Elephant Seal pups on Año Nuevo Point.

Cypress Point apartment, Santa Cruz, California - junior year.
February 2002 ski trip to Heavenly Resort, near Lake Tahoe
Patrick spent the summer of 2002 on Catalina Island, 20 miles off the coast of Los Angeles,
at the Philip K. Wrigley Marine Science Center.
Read Patrick's paper "Sheephead, Urchins, and Kelp: the Effect of a No-Take Marine Reserve on a Trophic Cascade"

Apartment in Santa Cruz, California - senior year.
Patrick's Fall 2002 Ecology class did work at the Big Creek Reserve at Big Sur.
Marine Ecology paper - a hypothetical project proposal for a field experiment similar to his work last summer on Catalina Island.
Also, see Oceanography paper.

Patrick's Senior Thesis.
Patrick's UCSC graduation, and move to his job on Catalina Island.
Research on the California Spiny Lobster on Catalina Island, 2003-2004.
Panorama from the West end of Catalina Island , February 2004.
Island life from Spring & Summer 2004.
A scholarly paper on The Science of Gift Giving

Current house in Santa Cruz.
Patrick's Picture of the Day series
Master's program Research Proposal
180 degree panorama overlooking Santa Cruz from campus.
This is the live access server website for TOPP ... I helped with all of the 2005 elephant seal deployments and many of the 2004 recoveries.
This is updated daily... so be sure to check back.
Also, check out all the other TOPP species... there are an amazing number of tags being deployed right now!

"Comparison of Indirect Measures of Foraging Location and Extent Via Remote Tracking" presented at the 2nd International Bio-logging Science Symposium, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, June 13-16, 2005.
Panorama of Isla San Benitos Oeste, Baja California, Mexico
Paper published in the New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research: Direct impacts of commercial and recreational fishing on spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus, populations at Santa Catalina Island, California, United States
Panorama from an overlook point on Isla San Benitos Oeste, Baja California, Mexico
Article in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Tag team - High-tech animal tagging offers abundant new information about many species
Article in Yahoo! News / LiveScience: New Breed of Scientists Behave Like Real Animals
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, FL
Granito Island , Gulf of California, Baja, Mexico
Story in Elephant Seal, Interrupted

Panorama in the Antarctic, taken from a zodiac boat about a mile away from Palmer Station.
Panorama at the top of Loveland Basin, along the Continental Divide..
Panorama from Observation Hill, McMurdo Station, Antarctica - January 2010
Panorama - Castle Rock, Ross Island, Antarctica - November 2010

Check out Patrick's (older) web page. (spawns a new browser window)
and also his current one at UC-Santa Cruz (spawns a new browser window).

Patrick's email