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Curt Storlazzi hanging out with locals in Guam

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Dr. Curt Storlazzi is a Research Geologist at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California. He studies hydrodynamics, sediment transport, and geomorphology in coastal and marine environments to understand how coastal and marine ecosystems help protect coastal communities, lives, and infrastructure.

Why does Curt study the ocean? "To save dollars and lives... whether two-footed or four!"

Watch this video to learn how the water cycle pulled him into oceanography, and how his personal interests parallel his profession:


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