Gregory Cook, On Sea Sickness and Good People, August 10, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Gregory Cook Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 26 – August 13, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area: Bering Sea Date: August 10, 2014 Science and Technology Log: Last night and afternoon was by far the craziest we’ve seen on the Oscar Dyson. The winds were up to 35 knots … Continue reading

Gregory Cook, The Dance, August 7, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Gregory Cook Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 26 – August 13, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area: Bering Sea Date: August 7, 2014 Science and Technology Log: Abiotic Factors in the Bering Sea Ecosystems are made up of biotic and abiotic factors. Biotic is just another word for “stuff … Continue reading

Gregory Cook, Super Fish, August 2, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Gregory Cook Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 26 – August 13, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area: Bering Sea Date: August 2, 2014 Science and Technology Log  See this guy here? He’s an Alaskan Pollock. “Whatever,” you shrug. “Just a fish,” you scorn. “He’s slimy and has fish for … Continue reading

Gregory Cook, The Marinovich Trawl, July 29, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Gregory Cook Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 26 – August 13, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area: Bering Sea Date: July 29, 2014 Science and Technology Log It’s 4 in the morning. I make my way into the cave. The cave is the computer lab. On one wall the … Continue reading

Gregory Cook, Introduction, July 22, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Gregory Cook (Almost) Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 26 – August 13, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area: Bering Sea Date: July 23, 2014 Welcome to the Seablog! This is where I’ll be posting about my adventures aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson, as we study the fisheries off … Continue reading

Mary Cook: My First Day at Sea! March 19, 2016

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mary Cook Onboard R/V Norseman II March 18-30, 2016 Mission: Deepwater Ecosystems of Glacier Bay National Park Geographical Area of Cruise: Glacier Bay, Alaska Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 Time: 8:28pm Weather Data from the Bridge Temperature: 38°F Pressure: 1013 millibars Speed: 0.2 knots Location: N59° 01.607’, W136° 10.159’ Weather Conditions: … Continue reading

Chuck Gregory, August 24, 2007

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chuck Gregory Onboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson August 12 – 24, 2007 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: New York Harbor Date: August 24, 2007 THOMAS JEFFERSON Interviews The Questions  Name and rank (or job title).  How long have you been working for NOAA and what did you do prior to working … Continue reading

Chuck Gregory, August 23, 2007

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chuck Gregory Onboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson August 12 – 24, 2007 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: New York Harbor Date: August 23, 2007 “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” … Continue reading

Chuck Gregory, August 16, 2007

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chuck Gregory Onboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson August 12 – 24, 2007 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: New York Harbor Date: August 16, 2007 “The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave” ~Thomas Jefferson Here’s the Plan of the Day (POD): Sunrise = 0607h Sunset = 1954h 0000h Ship … Continue reading

Chuck Gregory, August 14, 2007

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chuck Gregory Onboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson August 12 – 24, 2007 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: New York Harbor Date: August 14, 2007 “For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead.”  ~Thomas Jefferson Happy Birthday, Dad! Here’s the Plan of the Day (POD): Sunrise = … Continue reading

Christine Webb: August 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Christine Webb Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada August 11 – 26, 2017 Mission: Summer Hake Survey Leg IV Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean from Newport, OR to Port Angeles, WA Date: 8/21/2017 Latitude: 49.48 N Longitude: 128.07 W Wind Speed: 10 knots Weather Observations: Sunny Science and Technology Log Today was our first chance to use … Continue reading

Alex Miller: Making Waves, June 5, 2015

NOAA Teacher at Sea Alexandra (Alex) Miller, Chicago, IL Onboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada May 27 – June 10, 2015  Mission: Rockfish Recruitment and Ecosystem Assessment Geographical area of cruise: Pacific Coast Date: Friday, June 5th, 2015 Weather Data: Air Temperature: 14.0°C Water Temperature: 12.7°C Sky Conditions: Clear Wind Speed (knots/kts) and Direction: 21.9 kts, NNW … Continue reading

Mary Murrian: NOAA, Science, Education, and the Bering Sea! July 20, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mary Murrian Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 4 – 22, 2013 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area of Cruise: Bering Sea South of Russia Date: July 20, 2014 Weather Data from the Bridge Wind Speed: 15.11 kt Air Temperature: 9.5 degrees Celsius Barometric Pressure: 1016.9 Latitude: 5717.3530 N Longitude: … Continue reading

Mary Murrian: Working at Sea on the Oscar Dyson! July 11, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mary Murrian Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 4 – 22, 2014 Mission: Annual Walleye Pollock Survey Geographical Area of Cruise: Bering Sea North of Dutch Harbor Date: Friday, July 11, 2014 Weather Data fro the Bridge: Wind Speed: 17.02 kt Air Temperature: 8.9 degrees Celsius Barometric Pressure: 1004.3 Latitude: 5903.6745 N … Continue reading

Patty McGinnis: Let’s Go Trawling! May 24, 2013

NOAA Teacher at Sea Patty McGinnis Aboard R/V Ocean Starr May 20 – 29, 2013 Mission: Juvenile Rockfish Survey Geographical Area of Cruise: Gulf of Farallones Date: Friday, May 24, 2013 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 37 ° 41.2’  N Longitude: 122 ° 52.0’ W Air Temperature: 10.5 Celsius Wind Speed:  24 knots with gusts as high … Continue reading

Past Seasons

2018 Cynthia Byers (WI) Geoffrey Carlisle (TX) Victoria Cavanaugh (MA) Emily Cilli-Turner (CA) Ashley Cosme (IN) Jennifer Dean (WA) Susan Dee (SC) Justin Garritt (MD) Kimberly Godfrey (PA) Michelle Greene (SC) Kristin Hennessy-McDonald (TN) Brandy Hill (OR) Angela Hung (IL) Thomas Jenkins (OH) Stephen Kade (MI) Andria Keene (FL) David Knight (CA) Eric Koser (MN) Dana Kosztur (MS) Anne Krauss (NY) Martha Loizeaux (FL) Roy … Continue reading

Margaret Stephens, May 28, 2011

NOAA Teacher at Sea: Margaret Stephens NOAA Ship: Pisces Mission: Fisheries, bathymetric data collection for habitat mapping Geographical Area of Cruise: SE United States continental shelf waters from Cape Hatteras, NC to St. Lucie Inlet, FL Date:  May 28, 2011 (Last day!) Weather Data from the Bridge As of 06:43, 28 May Latitude 30.15 Longitude … Continue reading

Obed Fulcar, July 29, 2010

NOAA Teacher at Sea Obed Fulcar NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 27, 2010 – August 8, 2010 Mission:Summer Pollock survey III Geograpical Area:Bering Sea, Alaska Date:July 29, 2010 Weather from the Bridge: Time:05:56 am Latitude:61.05 N Longitude:178.51 W Wind Direction: 300 N Wind Speed:12.5 knots Sea Temperature:8.0 C (46.4 F) Air Temperature:9.5 C (49.10 F) Barometric Pressure:1008 mb Foggy … Continue reading

John Schneider, July 7, 2009

NOAA Teacher at Sea John Schneider Onboard NOAA Ship Fairweather  July 7 – August 8, 2009  Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: Kodiak, AK to Dutch Harbor, AK Date: July 7, 2009 Position  58º01.18’ N, 153° 29.56’ W  (en route to the Shumagin Islands) Weather Data from the Bridge  Weather System: Fog Barometer: 1019.5 Temperature: 11.8º … Continue reading

Dave Grant, November 10, 2008

NOAA Teacher at Sea Dave Grant Onboard NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown November 6 – December 3, 2008 Mission: VOCALS, an international field experiment designed to better understand the physical and chemical processes of oceanic climate systems Geographical area of cruise: Southeast Pacific Date: November 10, 2008 Science and Technology Log  “Ships and sailors rot at port.” … Continue reading

Mary Anne Pella-Donnelly, September 13, 2008

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mary Anne Pella-Donnelly Onboard NOAA Ship David Jordan Starr September 8-22, 2008 Mission: Leatherback Use of Temperate Habitats (LUTH) Survey Geographical Area: Pacific Ocean –San Francisco to San Diego Date: September 13, 2008 Weather Data from the Bridge  Latitude: 3645.9407 N Longitude: 12501.4783 W Wind Direction: 344(compass reading) NE Wind Speed: 13.5 … Continue reading

Maggie Flanagan, June 26, 2007

NOAA Teacher at Sea Maggie Flanagan Onboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette June 12 – July 12, 2007 Mission: Lobster Survey Geographical Area: Pacific Ocean; Necker Island Date: June 26, 2007 Science and Technology Log  We just spent an exciting week setting lobster traps at Maro Reef. Sliced mackerel is our preferred bait, and we scrub the … Continue reading

Karolyn Braun, October 31, 2006

NOAA Teacher at Sea Karolyn Braun Onboard NOAA Ship Ka’imimoana October 4 – 28, 2006 Mission: Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoy Array Maintenance Geographical Area: American Samoa Date: October 31, 2006 Plan of the Day: Transit to Kwajalein, RMI; Science Wrap-up meeting; Celebrate Halloween. Did you know Halloween originated as a Pagan festival among the Celts of Ireland … Continue reading

Philip Hertzog, August 10, 2005

NOAA Teacher at Sea Philip Hertzog Onboard NOAA Ship Rainier July 25 – August 13, 2005 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: Aleutian Islands, AK Date: August 10, 2005 Weather Data from Bridge Latitude: 56˚ 00.3’ N Longitude: 158˚ 45.7’ W Visibility:  10 nm Wind Direction: light Wind Speed: airs Sea Wave Height: 0 feet Sea … Continue reading

Philip Hertzog, August 5, 2005

NOAA Teacher at Sea Philip Hertzog Onboard NOAA Ship Rainier July 25 – August 13, 2005 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographical Area: Aleutian Islands, AK Date: August 5, 2005 Weather Data from Bridge Latitude: 56˚ 00.3’ N Longitude: 158˚ 45.7’ W Visibility:  10 nm Wind Direction: light Wind Speed: airs Sea Wave Height: 0 feet Sea … Continue reading