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July 20, 2021

SEA Semester Students Use New Technology to Study Reefs

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SEA in the NEWS
Sampling by Snorkeling: Sampling Mangroves and Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys
ECO Magazine
(Special issue in partnership with NOAA and The Ocean Foundation)
pp. 51-53

This article chronicles how SEA Semester students, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Oceanography Dr. Heather Page, used a new, lightweight CTD to research coral reefs and mangroves along the Florida Keys last year.

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July 08, 2021

SEA Faculty, Crew and Alumni Help Unlock Mysteries of Pelagic Sargassum

Doug Karlson, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

SEA Semester

Sea Education Association alumni, faculty, and crew are the co-authors of a new research paper, Pelagic Sargassum morphotypes support different rafting motile epifauna communities, published June 29th in Marine Biology, that sheds new light on Sargassum ecology.

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July 06, 2021

Scientists Study Plastic-Eating Microbes

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SEA in the NEWS
Could plastic-eating microbes take a bite out of the recycling problem?
By Warren Cornwall
Science Magazine

“Muhammad Reza Cordova is searching for treasure amid the water bottles, plastic bags, and plastic foam cups that choke the beaches, reefs, and mangrove forests around Jakarta, Indonesia. In the microbe-rich slime coating some of that trash, he hopes to find organisms to help solve the vexing problem of what to do with the plastic flooding the planet.”

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July 05, 2021

SEA Overseer Capt. Bill Pinkney to be Inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

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SEA Overseer Capt. William “Bill” Pinkney will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Oct. 16, 2021.

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June 27, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: SEA Semester Undergraduates Explore Pacific Ocean off California

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Woods Hole, MA - The college students listed below recently arrived aboard the tall ship SSV Robert C. Seamans for an interdisciplinary scientific research voyage to study the rich and varied ecosystems off the coast of California.

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June 15, 2021

SEA Semester Students Use Lightweight CTD to Study Coral Reefs and Mangroves

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SEA Semester in the NEWS
“Sampling by Snorkelling: Using the RBRconcerto C.T.D.ODO.Tu to sample mangroves and coral reefs in the Florida Keys”
RBR Ltd.

The following article appeared on the website of RBR Ltd, a company in Ottawa, Canada, that designs and manufactures oceanographic instruments that track water parameters such as temperature, depth, salinity, dissolved gases, and pH.

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June 11, 2021

UNC Wilmington Student Shares Memories of SEA

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SEA Semester in the NEWS
University of North Carolina Wilmington
“We Are the Class of 2021! Telling our story, one graduate at a time”

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June 08, 2021

Meera Subramanian investigates “The Nature of Plastics” in Orion Magazine

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SEA Semester in the NEWS
“The Nature of Plastics” by Meera Subramanian
Orion Magazine
Spring 2021

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June 04, 2021

SEA to Host Ned Cabot Marine Biodiversity & Conservation Symposium

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Sea Education Association
9th Annual Ned Cabot Marine Biodiversity and
Conservation Symposium:
“Sailing Towards a Sustainable Ocean”
Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 1 to 7 pm (EDT)
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (EDT)
Via Zoom

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June 02, 2021

SEA Joins with Smithsonian to Inspire French Students

Doug Karlson, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

SEA Semester

Faculty and staff of Sea Education Association shared advice and information with nearly 200 French high school students and educators Wednesday, June 2nd, in a Zoom webinar organized by the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, and the French Education Ministry.

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