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SEA Currents: SSV Corwith Cramer

November 21, 2019

C-289: Caribbean Reef Expedition


Students of Class C-289, Caribbean Reef Expedition, an investigative science and policy semester examining the impacts of human actions on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems and the effectiveness of existing reef management strategies, join the SSV Corwith Cramer in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Nov 24th after a ten-day second shore component there. Their voyage ends on Dec. 23rd in St. Croix after stops in Grenada, Montserrat, and Barbuda.


Rebecca Alisandratos, CUNY Hunter College
Muriel Bingham, Stony Brook University
Brett Bohnert, Grinnell College
Rikki Borkowski, Colgate University
Caroline Caton, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Kiernan Crough, College of the Atlantic
Jemma Dickson, College of the Atlantic
James Dinulos, Dartmouth College
Courtney Dunham, Mount Holyoke College
Thomas Glanville, Tennessee Technological University
Elizabeth Harris, Missouri State University
Rebecca Hueckel, Humboldt State University
Daniel Karparis, University of Maine, Orono
Emily Klimczak, SUNY ESF
Ciara Olmstead, Mount Holyoke College
Julian Scent, College of the Atlantic
Isabel Slaymaker, Tufts University
Sabrina Sorace, Eckerd College
Carla Szeplaki, Eckerd College
Valeriia Vakhitova, Middlebury College
Francesca Whitecross, Middlebury College
Alexandra Wright, College of the Atlantic


Master: Greg Wisener
Chief Mate: Tristan Feldman
2nd Mate: Christine McCormick
3rd Mate: Jen Smola
Engineer: Andrea Williams
Steward: Cody Schmieding
Second Steward: Natalie Marshall (departing in Monserrat)
Chief Scientist: Heather Page
Assistant Scientist: Anna Wietelmann
Assistant Scientist: Jessica Sevilla
Assistant Scientist: Ella Cedarholm
Lab Hand: Kersten Schnurle
Maritime Studies Faculty: Ben Kochan
Maritime Studies Faculty: Matt McKenzie (joining in Monserrat)

Categories: Corwith Cramer,Caribbean Reef Expedition, • Topics: c289  coral reefs • (1) Comments


Leave a public comment for students and crew to read when they reach their next port and have access to the internet!

#1. Posted by Gianna Childs di Franco on November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you adventurers! Especially to my dear niece, Ciara! What an amazing opportunity for you all to learn. And Ciara, I can’t wait to hear about all you experiences. Know when you look at the stars they are twinkling a kiss and hug for you from your family!
Love, Aunt Gianna



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