SEA Currents: research
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.
July 17, 2021
Goodbye Sun/Leaving the Gyre
Today was a fairly normal day aside from the squalls, rainbows, and the tuna we caught (which was extremely exciting).
July 15, 2021
Journey to the Center of the Gyre!
As today’s assistant steward, I expected a full day in the galley, pleasantly warm and away from the cool, cloudy weather on deck.
July 13, 2021
What Haven’t We Done? / Happy Birthday Dad
First thing’s first: Happy Birthday, Dad!!! I hope it’s a wonderful, peaceful day that brings you near the water and that the cake is, undoubtedly, delicious.
July 08, 2021
SEA Faculty, Crew and Alumni Help Unlock Mysteries of Pelagic Sargassum
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.
July 08, 2021
The Most Surprising Birthday Ever
Today has been an exciting day- to say the least- aboard the Seamans.
July 07, 2021
Today was Line Chase! Each watch lined up, with A Watch on the port side of the quarterdeck, B Watch next to them, and C Watch on the starboard side.
July 06, 2021
First Sunset in the Gyre!
Today marks 10 days underway on the Seamans, and we’ve already come a long way, emotionally and physically.
July 01, 2021
Practicing Whale Watching
After sailing south to near the U.S. - Mexico border, where a patrol helicopter monitoring unauthorized crossings gave us a fly by, we turned around to head back up North into the California Current before we ultimately head out West and towards the center of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre.