The technology used in the Shark Lab represents how the skills required to become marine scientists have changed.
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The Shark Lab at CSULB has teamed up with Fullerton College to create a “shark forecast” to better understand the behavior of sharks and their interaction with humans.
The on-campus Shark Lab has been recognized worldwide for its research on “the physiological and behavioral ecology of marine animals.” Directed by Christopher Lowe, professor of marine biology, the lab depends on the contributions of student researchers such as research technician Arthur Barraza and biology graduate students Echelle Burns and[Read More…]
The name Christopher Lowe, a professor of marine biology at Long Beach State, has become synonymous with the on-campus Shark Lab. For years, Lowe has served as a guiding captain, overseeing the lab’s countless research projects. Yet, the Shark Lab is far from a one man operation. Rather, Lowe’s vision[Read More…]
A bill intended to create a White Shark Population Monitoring and Beach Safety Program in California passed the state assembly floor Thursday. Formally called Assembly Bill 2191, the program would grant funding to organizations involved in research on white sharks and the promotion of public safety in the state’s beaches.[Read More…]
Professor and shark guru Chris Lowe was on the edge of his seat Tuesday when the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee unanimously approved his shark funding bill. Assembly Bill 2191 would allocate funding to the development of a White Shark Population Monitoring and Beach Safety Program. The bill would[Read More…]
Popularized films such as “Jaws” and “Finding Nemo” have long exacerbated the fear of sharks, but on Saturday, Cal State Long Beach and Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell’s office collaborated in hosting Shark Day in order to dispel the rumors and raise awareness about these forward-swimming marine animals. As soon as the[Read More…]
A new bill proposes a five-year, $4 million budget to fund research, education and monitoring of white sharks in southern California. Chris Lowe, Cal State Long Beach professor and Shark Lab director, recently contributed to the bill written by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell. This would give marine biologists the power to[Read More…]
Calling all marine life enthusiasts and beach goers — Shark Day at Cal State Long Beach has got you covered. Chris Lowe, biology professor at Cal State Long Beach and recurring guest star on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, will be presenting shark safety at the Shark Day Long Beach event[Read More…]
Members of the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab are eager to test the waters in the newest addition to their collection of aquatic vessels. The Shark Lab, headed by Director of the CSULB Shark Lab Chris Lowe, recently received donations from two local shark enthusiasts which were used[Read More…]