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SEA Currents: Robert C. Seamans

March 25, 2015

S-258 Sea Component Begins

Deb Goodwin | Rick Miller, Chief Scientist | Captain

Current Position
43° 36.3’S x 172° 43.2’E

Course & Speed
Docked, Port of Lyttelton

Sail Plan
All harbor furled

Partly cloudy, light winds  

Souls on Board

Greetings from Lyttelton, New Zealand! Twenty four S258 students and one Visiting Scholar joined the ship's company this afternoon and have spent the last several hours learning their way around the Robert C. Seamans, settling into their bunks, and enthusiastically meeting the professional crew. We'll enjoy dinner soon, then turn to another session of orientation and training this evening: how to clean up after meals, ensure that the ship remains safe, document scientific data, and other such basics of life onboard. 

Tonight students treasure one last full night of sleep, then we're underway for the Chatham Islands tomorrow! All are certainly excited to be here, in good health, and having spent a great last few days exploring New Zealand. Updates and stories directly from the students will commence tomorrow.

- Deb & Rick

Categories: Robert C. Seamans,Oceans & Climate, • Topics: s258  port stops  new zealand • (1) Comments
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#1. Posted by MONICA DURAN on March 25, 2015

I feel very existed, like be there with you guys. My daughter is there with you and all you are in my prayer.



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