Ragupathy Kannan: From Arkansas to the Atlantic, August 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 14 - 30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Ocean Date: August 1, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge I'll update this when I get on board. Greetings from land-locked Arkansas! I am thrilled at the chance to …

David Madden: Otolithia and The Tragedy of the Commons, July 27, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 15-29, 2019 Mission: South East Fishery-Independent Survey (SEFIS) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean, SE US continental shelf ranging from Cape Hatteras, NC (35°30’ N, 75°19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27°00’N, 75°59’W) On board off the coast of North Carolina – about 45 miles east …

Title: Jessica Cobley: “Camera, Nets, Science!” July 25th, 2019

NOAA ship Oscar Dyson At sea from July 19th - August 8th Mission: Midwater Trawl Acoustic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak to Prince William Sound) Date: 7/25/2019 Weather Data from the Gulf of Alaska:  Lat: 58º  50.39’ N  Long: 150º 14.72’ W  Air Temp:  14.2º C Personal Log We have been …

Shelley Gordon: The Serengeti of the Sea, July 26, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Shelley Gordon Aboard R/V Fulmar July 19-26, 2019 Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies Survey (ACCESS) Geographic Area of Cruise:  Pacific Ocean, Northern and Central California Coast Date:  July 26, 2019 My NOAA Teacher at Sea experience wrapped up yesterday with our 7th, and final, day of the cruise.  Our last …

Catherine Fuller: From Microplankton to Megafauna, July 13, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 29 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: July 13, 2019 Science and Technology Log: Through the Microscope Gwenn using one of the microscopes to look at phytoplankton. The …

Shelley Gordon: ACCESS Partnership, July 24, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Shelley Gordon Aboard R/V Fulmar July 19-27, 2019 Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies Survey (ACCESS) Geographic Area of Cruise:  Pacific Ocean, Northern and Central California Coast Date:  July 24, 2019 Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies (ACCESS) is a joint research project conducted by NOAA (Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary and …

Shelley Gordon: Life on Board R/V Fulmar, July 23, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Shelley Gordon Aboard R/V Fulmar July 19-27, 2019 Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies Survey (ACCESS) Geographic Area of Cruise:  Pacific Ocean, Northern and Central California Coast Date:  July 23, 2019 Weather Data: Wind - NW 19-23 knots, gust ~30 knots, wind wave ~7', swell SSW 1' at 16 seconds; Partly …

David Madden: Engines, Dolphins, and Sharksuckers, July 24, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 15-29, 2019 Mission: South East Fishery-Independent Survey (SEFIS) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean, SE US continental shelf ranging from Cape Hatteras, NC (35°30’ N, 75°19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27°00’N, 75°59’W) On board off the coast of South Carolina – about 50 …

Meg Stewart: What the Bathymetry Looks Like at Cape Newenham, Alaska: Flat and a Little Wavy, July 23, 2019

sand waves

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meg Stewart Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 8 – 19, 2019 Mission: Cape Newenham Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Bering Sea and Bristol Bay, Alaska Date: July 23, 2019 Weather Data from Home Latitude: 41°42'25.35"N Longitude: 73°56'17.30"W Wind: 2 knots NE Barometer: 1011.5 mb Visibility: 10 miles Temperature: 77° F …

Erica Marlaine: The Best Hardhat Ever, July 14, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 14, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 56º 58.03 NLongitude: 151º 26.26WWind Speed: 17 knotsWind Direction: 120ºAir Temperature:  13º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1010.5 mbDepth of water column 565 …

Erica Marlaine: What’s an Oiler? And Where Does All That Water Come From? July 14, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 14, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 56º 58.03 NLongitude: 151º 26.26WWind Speed: 17 knotsWind Direction: 120ºAir Temperature:  13º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1010.5 mbDepth of water column 565 …

Erica Marlaine: Diving Down the pH Scale, July 13, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 13, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 57º 09.61 NLongitude: 152º 20.99WWind Speed: 15 knotsWind Direction: 210 ºAir Temperature:  12º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1013 mbDepth of water column …

Erica Marlaine: Bear Onboard, July 12, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 12, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 57º 9.61 NLongitude: 152º 20.99WWind Speed: 15 knotsWind Direction: 210 ºAir Temperature:  12º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1013 mbDepth of water column …

Erica Marlaine: The Dreaded Melanasty and the Volunteer Biologists, July 12, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 12, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 57º 09.61 NLongitude: 152º 20.99WWind Speed: 15 knotsWind Direction: 210 ºAir Temperature:  12º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1013 mbDepth of water column …

David Madden: Immersed in the Seascape July 18, 2019

NOAA Teacher at SeaDavid Madden: July 18th, 2019   On board off the coast of North Carolina – about 35 miles east of Cape Fear, 40 miles south of Jacksonville, NC.  (33º50’ N, 77º15’W) Mission: South East Fisheries Independent Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean, SE US continental shelf ranging from Cape Hatteras, NC …

Hayden Roberts: What’s in a Name? July 18, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Hayden Roberts Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 8-19, 2019 Mission: Leg III of SEAMAP Summer Groundfish SurveyGeographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of MexicoDate: July 18, 2019 Weather Data from the BridgeLatitude: 29.43° N Longitude: 86.24° WWave Height: 1 footWind Speed: 7 knotsWind Direction: 220Visibility: 10 nmAir Temperature: 31°C Barometric Pressure: …

Meg Stewart: What’s it Like to Work on a NOAA Ship? July 18, 2019

Meg on flying bridge

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meg Stewart Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 8 – 19, 2019 Mission: Cape Newenham Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Bering Sea, Alaska Date: July 18, 2019 Weather Data from the BridgeLatitude: 54° 09.9 N Longitude: 161° 46.3 W Wind: 22 knots NW Barometer: 1014.2 mb Visibility: 10 nautical miles Temperature: …

Catherine Fuller: Searching for Water in the Ocean, July 9, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 29 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: July 9, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 57° 47.549 NLongitude: 147° 30.222 Wave Height: 0-1 with swell of 4 …

David Madden: Calm Seas, Flying Fish, and Bananas, July 16, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 15-29, 2019 Mission: Southeast Fishery Independent Survey Geographic Area: Atlantic Ocean, SE US continental shelf ranging from Cape Hatteras, NC (35º30’ N, 75º19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27º00’N, 75º59’W) Here’s a picture of where we have traveled today. You can see lots of …

Hayden Roberts: Playing Hide and Seek with Sonar, July 16, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Hayden Roberts Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 8-19, 2019 Mission: Leg III of SEAMAP Summer Groundfish SurveyGeographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of MexicoDate: July 16, 2019 Weather Data from the BridgeLatitude: 28.51° N Longitude: 84.40° WWave Height: 1 footWind Speed: 6 knotsWind Direction: 115Visibility: 10 nmAir Temperature: 30.8°C Barometric Pressure: …

Meg Stewart: Data Acquisition on a Small Boat: Tips and Tricks, July 14, 2019

Fairweather in fog

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meg Stewart Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 8 – 19, 2019 Mission: Cape Newenham Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Bering Sea and Bristol Bay, Alaska Date: July 14, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 58° 36.7 N Longitude: 162° 02.5 W Wind: 9 knots SE Barometer: 1005.0 mb Visibility: …

Erica Marlaine: SAY CHEESE, July 7, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 7, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 55º 24.63NLongitude:155 º 18.86 WWind Speed: 10 knotsWind Direction: 210ºAir Temperature:  11º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1097 mb Science and Technology Log …

Meg Stewart: What Does the Seafloor Look Like? Hydrography Can Tell Us, July 11, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meg Stewart Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 8 – 19, 2019 Mission: Cape Newenham Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Bering Sea and Bristol Bay, Alaska Date: July 11, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 58° 36.7 N Longitude: 162° 02.5 W Wind: 1 knot N Barometer: 1011.0 mb Visibility: …

Hayden Roberts: Data and More Data… July 11, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Hayden Roberts Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 8-19, 2019 Mission: Leg III of SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 11, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge:Latitude: 28.29° N Longitude: 83.18° WWave Height: 1-2 feetWind Speed: 11 knotsWind Direction: 190Visibility: 10 nmAir Temperature: 29.8°C …

Catherine Fuller: Into the Copper River Plume, July 7, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 28 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: July 7, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 59° 40.065 NLongitude: 146° 04.523 WWave Height: 2-3 ftWind Speed: 10.4 knotsWind …

Erica Marlaine: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! July 6, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 6, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 55º 4.07NLongitude: 156º 42 WWind Speed: 3.2knotsWind Direction: 96ºAir Temperature:  10.3º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1025.7. mbSurface Water temperature: 11.05º CelsiusDepth of …

David Madden: Preparing for Pisces 2019, July 11, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Preparing to Board NOAA Ship Pisces July 15 – 29, 2019 Mission: South East Fisheries Independent Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean, SE US continental shelf ranging from Cape Hatteras, NC (35º30’ N, 75º19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27º00’N, 75º59’W) Date: July 11, 2019 NOAA Ship Pisces. …

Hayden Roberts: Wait-and-See (or Is It Sea?) July 8, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Hayden Roberts Aboard NOAA Oregon II July 8-19, 2019 Mission: Leg III of SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 8, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 30.35° N Longitude: 88.6° WWave Height: 1-2 feetWind Speed: 10 knotsWind Direction: NorthwestVisibility: 10 nmAir Temperature: 33°C Barometric Pressure: 1012 …

Erica Marlaine: Happy Fourth of July from the 49th State, July 4, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 4-5, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 55º 48.9 NLongitude: 159º 2.3 WWind Speed: 4.2 knotsWind Direction: 186.5ºAir Temperature:  14.7º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1022.12 mbDepth of water column …

Meg Stewart: Aleutian Islands, Bald Eagles, Wildflowers, and Bunkers, July 8, 2019

Bunker Hill bald eagles

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meg Stewart Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 8 – 19, 2019 Mission: Cape Newenham Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea Date: July 8, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 54° 59.104 N Longitude: 166° 28.938 W Wind: 21 knots SE Barometer: 1006.6 mb Visibility: 10 nautical …

Catherine Fuller: Crossing Boundaries, July 5, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 28 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: July 5, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 59° 54.155’ NLongitude: 146° 18.252’ WWave Height: 2 ftWind Speed: 12.6 knotsWind …

Erica Marlaine: No Peanut Butter and Jelly but PLENTY OF JELLYFISH, July 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 1, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 56º 50.94NLongitude: 155º 44.49 WWind Speed: 11.3 knotsWind Direction: 240ºAir Temperature:  12.98º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1027.5 mb Crew Member Spotlight At …

Catherine Fuller: Out of the Sea and into the Lab, July 3, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 29 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: July 3, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 58° 54.647’ NLongitude: 146° 00.022’ WWave Height: 4-5 ft.Wind Speed: 1.9 knotsWind …

Erica Marlaine: Onboard the City That Never Sleeps, June 28, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: June 28, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 58º 28.54 NLongitude: 154º 46.05 WWind Speed: 16.8 knotsWind Direction: 190ºAir Temperature:  11º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 102 Science and Technology Log …

Catherine Fuller: Maintaining Balance, July 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 28 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: 1 July 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 60’ 15” NLongitude: 145’ 30” NWave Height:Wind Speed: 7 knotsWind Direction: 101 …

Karah Nazor: Interview with NOAA Scientist Flora Cordoleani, Ph.D., June 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Karah Nazor Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker May 29 - June 7, 2019 Mission: Rockfish Recruitment & Ecosystem Assessment Geographic Area: Central California Coast Date: June 2, 2019 Scientist Spotlight: Flora Cordoleani, Ph.D., NOAA NMFS, SWFSC, Fisheries Ecology Division (FED). Dr. Cordoleani is a member of the fish sorting team on …

Hayden Roberts: Santiago’s Dream (My Introduction), July 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Hayden Roberts (In advance) Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 8-19, 2019 Mission: Leg III of SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 2, 2019 Introduction "There are many good fishermen and some great ones. But there is only one you." --Ernest Hemingway (Old Man …

Erica Marlaine: One Fish, Two Fish, June 26, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 15, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Kodiak Island, Alaska Date: June 26, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 58º 33.15 NLongitude: 152º 58.87 WWind Speed: 17.5 knotsWind Direction: 229ºAir Temperature:  13º CelsiusBarometric Pressure: 1020.2 mb Science Log Today …

Betsy Petrick: Career Choice – Marine Archaeology, July 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Betsy Petrick Aboard R/V Point Sur June 24 – July 3, 2019 Mission: Microbial Stowaways: Exploring Shipwreck Microbiomes in the deep Gulf of Mexico Geographic Area: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 1, 2019 Interview with Scientist Melanie Damour Melanie Damour is the Co-Principal Investigator and Co-Chief Scientist on the expedition.  She is responsible for directing …

Karah Nazor: Myctophids, Rockfish, eDNA, and Interview with NOAA Lab Operation Officer Keith Hanson, June 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Karah Nazor Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker May 29 - June 7, 2019 Mission: Rockfish Recruitment & Ecosystem Assessment Geographic Area: Central California Coast Date: June 1, 2019 Game Plan and Trawling Line: Four trawls on the San Miguel Line in the Channel Islands. Time Recap: 5:00 PM: Wake up and …

Catherine Fuller: A Tropical Fish in an Alaskan Aquarium, June 30, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Catherine Fuller Aboard R/V Sikuliaq June 28 – July 18, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: 30 June 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 60.32 NLongitude: 147.48 WWind Speed: 3.2 knotsWind Direction: 24 degreesAir Temperature: 72 …

Betsy Petrick: Core Sampling in the Lab, June 30, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Betsy Petrick Aboard R/V Point Sur June 24 – July 3, 2019 Mission: Microbial Stowaways: Exploring Shipwreck Microbiomes in the deep Gulf of Mexico Geographic Area: Gulf of Mexico Date: June 30, 2019 Science Log When the ROV returns to the ship, the scientists jump into action.  The sediment cores are brought into the lab …