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October 22, 2021

SEA Students Conduct Beach Clean-Up in Falmouth

Erin Bryant, Assistant Professor of Ocean and Coastal Policy

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Students from SEA’s Caribbean Reef Expedition Class, C-301, collected 33 pounds of trash from a 1/2-mile stretch of Trunk River Beach in Falmouth in breezy, 68-degree weather today, Friday, and were pretty happy about it.

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October 12, 2021

For Immediate Release: A High Seas Adventure

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For Immediate Release: Oct. 11, 2021
Contact: Doug Karlson, Director of Communications,  508-444-1918 | |

A High Seas Adventure
Students Sail from Woods Hole to St. Croix aboard Tall Ship Ocean Research Vessel

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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 08, 2021

SEA Quest Students Create Interdisciplinary Magazines

Richard King, Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History & Literature

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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 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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July 26, 2021

UPDATE on Mini Boat HK Pride

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UPDATE on Mini Boat Recovery
N.L. town of 30 people rescues tiny boat built by 4th graders from Boston
The Canadian Press, July 23, 2021

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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

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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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