Spotlight Search for Scientist: Fernando R. Elorriaga-Verplancken
Fernando is a researcher at Departamento de Pesquerías y Biología Marina. He writes a lot of articles about Seals and their daily life.
Consuming energy is called ATP and an example of that is cellular respiration. Energy is commonly produced when you consume food and get a lot of rest.
Maintaining homeostasis is when you are able to maintain stable conditions. An example would be when humans get the the flu it is the cells in your body fighting back against bacteria entering in your body.
Spotlight Search for Scientist: Coco Ballantyne
Coco Ballantyne is a New York–based journalist and science writer with a special interest in psychology. She has also written for Discover magazine and Nature Medicine. Coco worked as a reporter for Scientific American online, covering the health, medicine, and neuroscience beats. Coco earned an MS from Columbia University School of Journalism, where she also received a Horgan Prize for Exceeding in Critical Science Writing. She was also a math teacher at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, California. And she was a Human Biology course associate at Stanford University, where she earned a BA in human biology.
Bouma, Sietse, et al. "Abundance and Reproduction of the New Zealand Fur Seal (Arctocephalus Forsteri) along the West Coast of the Waikato Region, New Zealand." Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 38, no. 2, June 2008, pp. 89-96. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=32571318.
"California sea lion (Zalophus californianus)." Wildscreen Arkive,www.arkive.org/california-sea-lion/zalophus-californianus/image-G27806.html. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 6, Image
"Climate Change Makes Life Harder for Baby Harp Seals." Scientific American, Lauren Morello, 5 Jan. 2012, www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-life-harder-baby-harp-seals/. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 4, Current Event
"Coco Ballantyne." Macmillan Learning, www.macmillanlearning.com/catalog/Author/cocoballantyne. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 6, Spotlight Search for Scientist Source
de la Vega, Camille, et al. "Seasonal Variation of Harbor Seal's Diet from the Wadden Sea in Relation to Prey Availability." Plos ONE, vol. 11, no. 5, 13 May 2016, pp. 1-21. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155727.
"Diagram of Seal Diet." Snowy Antarctica, snowyantarcticabymilla.weebly.com/food-chain-of-the-leopard-seal.html. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 3, Image
"Diet Graph." ResearchGate, www.researchgate.net/figure/6390083_fig3_Figure-2-Seasonal-estimates-of-diet-composition-for-adult-grey-seals-in-the-western. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 3, Graph
"Elephant Seal Biology." ESRG, www.eleseal.org/bio/biology.html. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 5, Current Event/Popular Article
"Explore Sea Lions, Beautiful Eyes, and more!" Pinterest, www.pinterest.com/pin/455708056023609950/?scrlybrkr=16a655f2. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 5, Image
"Feeding Seals." Youtube, racheleng1, youtu.be/d8BLbfB2Oas. Accessed 18 May, 2017. Page 3, Video
Harp seal pup close up. 9 Nov. 2000. science image collection, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=sim&AN=imh214857&site=scirc-live. Accessed 27 Apr. 2017. Page 3, Image
"Homeostasis Internal - Thermoregulation of Galapagos Fur Seal." 18 May 2014. Youtube, Elena Rose, 18 May 2014, www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzYeAy5RT74&feature=youtu.be&scrlybrkr=348b28ac&spfreload=10#. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 6, Video
"How do marine mammals avoid freezing to death?" Scientific American, Coco Ballantyne, 13 May 2009, www.scientificamerican.com/article/marine-mammals-cold-avoid-freezing-death/. Accessed 18 May 2017. page 6,
Database Article "Koki Monk Seal Summary Nine Weeks in Three Minutes." 20 Dec. 2009. Youtube, DrLeisure1, 20 Dec. 2009, youtu.be/1yZji_3yhjQ. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 5, Video
Lowry, Mark S., et al. "Abundance, Distribution, and Population Growth of the Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga Angustirostris) in the United States from 1991 to 2010." Aquatic Mammals, vol. 41, no. 1, Jan. 2015, p. 20. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1578/AM.40.1.2014.20.
Metabolic indicators in the skeletal muscles of harbor seals. 1 June 2006. American Journal of Physiology, L. K. Polasek, K. A. Dickson, R. W.Davis, 1 June 2006, ajpregu.physiology.org/content/290/6/R1720. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 6, Graph
"Mother and Baby Seal." Cute n Tiny, cute-n-tiny.com/tag/seal/. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 4, Image
"Population growth of marine mammals." SlidePlayer, Colby Myles, slideplayer.com/slide/3316441/. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 5, Graph
"The Precious Bond Between A Mother Seal and Her Baby." Youtube, IFAW -International Fund For Animal Welfare, 8 Dec. 2016, youtu.be/cnXQMxmdwSE.Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 4, Video
Seal laying down. Pinterest, www.pinterest.com/pin/455848793506903677/?scrlybrkr=16a655f2. Accessed 27 Apr. 2017. Page 1, Image
Seal Laying Down in Snow. Seals-World, www.seals-world.com/seal-hunting/.Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 3, Image
"Seals." Pinterest, www.pinterest.com/explore/seals/?scrlybrkr=960c94ca.Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 7,
ImageSeals - The Body, Reproduction, Diversity - Seals are mammals, Generalcharacteristics of seals, Diving and reproduction. science.jrank.org/pages/6024/Seals.html. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 6, Popular Article
Seal Swimming. National Geographic Kids, kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/harp-seal/#harp-seal-swimming.jpg. Accessed 27 Apr. 2017. Page 2, Popular Article Image
"Seals-World." Seal Reproduction, www.seals-world.com/seal-reproduction/. Accessed 18 May 2017. Page 4, Popular Article