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SEA Currents: Aug 2021

August 20, 2021

SEA’s Dr. Richard King Examines Marginalized Voices in Maritime Environmental History

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SEA Faculty in PRINT

Diverse Voices from our Maritime Past
By Richard King, SEA Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History and Literature

and David Anderson, University of Louisville
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Aug. 19, 2021

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August 16, 2021

Colonies on Plastic

Becca Cox, Sophia Garms & Christina Netta, Wellesley College, St. Mary's College of Maryland & New York University


The amount of human plastic debris in the ocean continues to rise as human production and consumption of plastic persists across the globe.

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August 08, 2021

SEA Quest Students Create Interdisciplinary Magazines

Richard King, Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History & Literature

SEA Semester

This summer’s first two-week session of the SEA Quest high school online program focused on coral reefs and climate change.

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August 06, 2021

The Last Blog Post

Kelsey Lane, Chief Scientist


The final days of S-299 were a whirlwind. In the wee hours of July 5, the students successfully completed their mission; all watches worked together and accomplished navigating to and completing a neuston net tow at three CalCOFI sampling stations.

Categories: Robert C. Seamans, • Topics: s299  life at sea  sailing  study abroad • (1) CommentsPermalink

August 06, 2021

Expressing Gratitude for C-297C

Heather Page, Chief Scientist


We wrapped up the second session of Science at SEA, C-297C, this past Wednesday.

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August 04, 2021

Mission Accomplished!

Christina Netta, B Watch, New York University


Hi all,

Today’s the day! Mission officially starts today as of morning watch, but as B Watch, we’ve got a special role: prep C watch to start mission, and to bring us all to the finish line. It just so happened that we had the honour of starting the day off with Dawn Watch and ending it with Evening Watch.

Categories: Robert C. Seamans, • Topics: s299  life at sea  sailing  science  research  study abroad • (0) CommentsPermalink

August 03, 2021

U of Chicago Students Sail on Short Program with SEA

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SEA in the NEWS
UChicago students flex science muscles at Marine Biological Laboratory
By Emily Greenhalgh
UChicago News

“In early spring, 12 students from the University of Chicago packed their bags and headed to Woods Hole for an immersive scientific experience at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL).

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August 02, 2021

Cruisin’ on Down the Bay on Another Fantastic Day!

Bela Filstrup, Benny Seidman & Nadya Babushkin, The Chapin School, South Eugene H.S., Skyline H.S.


August 2nd on the Cramer meant another beautiful day.

Categories: Corwith Cramer, • Topics: c297c  life at sea  sailing  science  high school • (0) CommentsPermalink

August 02, 2021

Followed by a Finback


I hardly know how to begin.have you ever seen something happen and, while you’re in the moment, while you’re witnessing it, you know that this, this is a thing that many, many people have never seen before, that this, this is a thing that you imagine you may never see again in my lifetime?

Categories: Robert C. Seamans, • Topics: s299  life at sea  science  research  megafauna • (5) CommentsPermalink

August 01, 2021

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Party (and also Dolphins)!

Ezra Danzig & Julia Walker, Payton High School & Morgan School


At 01:00 dawn watch started. B Watch took the deck and began tending sails and processing the samples collected by the previous watch.

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