Fellowship location:The Oregonian
Institution:University of Washington
Current Affiliation:Research Scientist at Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Benjamin Larson is a research scientist at NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL). He did his fellowship at The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon. Larson was the last fellow to work with Richard Hill, The Oregonian’s science writer for close to 20 years. Hill retired around the same time Larson finished his fellowship.
Larson earned his Ph.D. in oceanography at the University of Washington. He has a B.S. in chemistry from Ohio State University.
Read more about Benjamin in Eos:
- AGU Mass Media Fellow Discovers “Wow” Factor (PDF) (Post-fellowship report)
Read some of the stories Benjamin wrote during his fellowship:
- Bedazzled by bugs (PDF)
- Does bull kelp need help? (PDF)
- Sewing up the mysteries of rip currents (PDF)
- Scientists find ongoing peril to fish in Klamath (PDF)
- Crater Lake’s Mystery Moss (PDF)
- Crater Lake’s Mystery Moss
- Wait and hope for the coastal sunset’s flash of green (PDF)
- PSU scientists examine human impact on Waldo Lake (PDF)