SEA Currents: research
October 15, 2021
As I look out into the horizon, I wonder how these days could get any better.
October 14, 2021
A Still Day on the Slimy Seas
I write to you from the beautiful blue of the open ocean.
October 12, 2021
Radioactive Dolphins Ho!
Another busy day as everybody is still getting used to the watch schedule as well as the disorientation that comes with the floor, or rather soles, being constantly in motion.
August 04, 2021
Today’s the day! Mission officially starts today as of morning watch, but as B Watch, we’ve got a special role: prep C watch to start mission, and to bring us all to the finish line. It just so happened that we had the honour of starting the day off with Dawn Watch and ending it with Evening Watch.
August 02, 2021
Followed by a Finback
I hardly know how to begin.have you ever seen something happen and, while you’re in the moment, while you’re witnessing it, you know that this, this is a thing that many, many people have never seen before, that this, this is a thing that you imagine you may never see again in my lifetime?
August 01, 2021
Too many things to look at
Now that we have come back into the California Current and gone past multiple marine sanctuaries, I find it very hard not to spend as much time as I can on deck.
July 30, 2021
Toes in the sand
Today was our relaxed full day anchored at Point Reyes. We’ve all had extra time to relax and reflect, our duties on watch consisting mostly of brief anchor checks, boat checks, and weather logging.
July 23, 2021
A Day on the Seamans
Today started as many other do. I was lying awake in my bunk when my fellow watch mate, Kelly stopped by to make sure I was awake and ready to attend today’s watch meeting.
July 20, 2021
SEA Semester Students Use New Technology to Study Reefs
SEA in the NEWS
Sampling by Snorkeling: Sampling Mangroves and Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys
(Special issue in partnership with NOAA and The Ocean Foundation)
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.
July 18, 2021
End of the Program (Science at SEA Session 1)
Science at SEA #1 has concluded after returning from sea.