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Current position of the SSV Corwith Cramer. Click on the vessel to view position history. Use the tools, top right, to change the map style or view data layers. Dates and times use GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

SEA Currents: SSV Corwith Cramer

May 01, 2020

Looking for a Good Read?

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Are you catching up on reading during this period of social distancing? We asked our faculty to recommend books - both new and classics - that they’ve found entertaining, informative, or inspiring. Here's what they came up with.

Erin Bryant, Assistant Professor of Ocean and Coastal Policy: The Overstory, by Richard Powers

Jen Haddock, Associate Professor of Nautical Science: Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing

Richard King, Visiting Associate Professor of Maritime History and Literature: Piano Tide, by Kathleen Dean Moore

Kara Lavender Law, Research Professor of Oceanography: Merchants of Doubt, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Mark Long, Associate Dean for Academic Partnerships; Associate Professor of History and Social Science:  Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans, by Helen Rozwadowski (SEA Alumna and SEA Academic Advisory Board member)

Craig Marin, Assistant Professor of Maritime Studies: Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic, by Harvey Oxenhorn

Audrey Meyer, Professor of Oceanography: The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, by Erik Larson

Chris Nolan, Assistant Professor of Nautical Science: Emergency Navigation, by David Burch

Elliot Rappaport, Professor of Nautical Science: On Almost Any Wind, Susan Schlee

Jeff Schell, Professor of Oceanography: The Invention of Nature - Alexander von Humboldt’s New World, by Andrea Wulf

Jeff Wescott, Assistant Professor of Anthropology: The Moor’s Account, by Laila Lalami

Kerry Whittaker, Assistant Professor of Oceanography: Annapurna, a Woman's Place, by Arlene Blum

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