Kelp Restoration Specialist
Julieta Gómez is a Kelp Restoration Specialist for the Kelp Restoration Program, developing and implementing kelp restoration techniques along the Northern California coast. She received her BS in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz and is wrapping up her MS in Biology at Sonoma State University, which focuses on the feeding rates of purple urchins on the various life history stages of bull kelp under ambient and elevated temperatures. She is originally from Southern California and formed her passion for marine science and outreach through family beach trips to Dockweiler State Beach and volunteering at the Roundhouse Aquarium. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and roller skating.