Lisa Battig: DRs, The Survey Team and A Goodbye in Kodiak, September 8, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Lisa Battig Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 28 - September 8, 2017   Mission: Alaskan Hydrographic Survey Geographic Location: Kodiak and Anchorage Airports and back home Date: September 8, 2017   The last three and a half days of the experience were the transit back to Kodiak. This gave me a …

Kate Schafer: The Gulf of Mexico; September 27, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kate Schafer Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 17-30, 2017   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 27, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28o 10.1’ N Longitude: 93o 07.8’ W Scattered clouds Visibility 10 nautical miles Wind speed 8 knots Sea …

Jenny Smallwood: From Jellies to Worms, September 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Smallwood Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson September 4 - 17, 2017 Mission: Juvenile Pollock Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: September 21, 2017 Weather Data from Virginia Beach, Virginia Latitude: 36⁰ 49’13.7 N Longitude: 75⁰ 59’01.2 W Temperature: 19⁰ Celsius (67⁰ Fahrenheit) Winds: 1 mph SSW In …

Susan Brown: And Just Like That, It’s Over, September 19, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 3 – 15, 2017   Mission: Snapper/Longline Shark Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 19, 2017 Latitude: 35.190807 Longitude: -111.65127 Sea wave height: NA Wind Speed: 7 Mph Wind Direction: W Humidity: 21% Air Temperature: 20 degrees C (68 …

Kate Schafer: Setting off for Brownsville, TX, September 18, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kate Schafer Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 17 - 30, 2017   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 18, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 27o 02.5’ N Longitude: 94o 32.6’ W Scattered clouds Visibility 14 nautical miles Wind speed …

Jenny Smallwood: Rough Seas Asea, September 13, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Smallwood Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson September 4 - 17, 2017 Mission: Juvenile Pollock Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: September 13, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 55 06.6N Longitude:158 39.5W Winds: 20 S Temperature: 11 degrees Celsius (51.8 degrees Fahrenheit) Up. Down. Up. Down. …

Susan Brown: Who Needs Sharks Anyway? September 13, 2017

  NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 3 – 15, 2017   Mission: Snapper/Longline Shark Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 13, 2017   Science and Technology Log We have been sampling along the coast of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas at varying depths …

Lisa Battig: The Interview Issue, September 8, 2017

NOAA TAS Lisa Battig Aboard Fairweather Alaskan Hydrographic Survey Ship September 8, 2017 Location: Coast Guard Base, Kodiak Alaska Weather from the bridge: 48o F, 1-2 knot wind from, Completely overcast, An Interview with XO (Executive Officer) Michael Gonsalves How long have you been with NOAA? I’ve been here for 13 years…I’ve been on the …

Jenny Smallwood: Can I borrow a cup of sugar? September 8, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Smallwood Aboard Oscar Dyson September 4 - 17, 2017 Mission: Juvenile Pollock Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: September 8, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 55 20.5 N Longitude: 156 57.7 W Clear skies Winds: 12 knots NNW Temperature: 11.0 degrees Celsius (51.8 degrees Fahrenheit) …

Susan Brown: Weather or Not, September 9, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown NOAA Ship Oregon II September 3 – 15, 2017   Mission: Snapper/Longline Shark Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 7, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 2095.92N Longitude: 08825.06W Sea wave height: 1.2 m Wind Speed: 20.3kt Wind Direction: 50 degrees Visibility: (how far …

Chelsea O’Connell-Barlow: To Fish Or Not to Fish?…A Question of Sound, September 4, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chelsea O’Connell-Barlow Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada August 28 - September 13, 2017   Mission: Pacific Hake Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Pacific Ocean Date: 9/04/2017   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 53.59.372N Longitude: 133 32.484W Temperature 59 F Wind 12.5 knots Waves 1-2 feet   Science and …

Lisa Battig: Of Auroras, Anemometers, Anchors and Adult-sized Exposure Suits, September 3, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lisa Battig Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 28 - September 8, 2017   Mission: Arctic Hydrographic Survey Geographic Location: Transit from Port Clarence to Yukon River Delta with Ship Surveying on the west side of Norton Sound Latitude: 62o 32.5 N            Longitude:  165o 48.7 W Date: September 3, 2017 Weather on …

Susan Brown: So You Want To Study Sharks? September 6, 2017

   NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 3 – 15, 2017   Mission: Snapper/Longline Shark Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 6, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29 51.066 N Longitude: 088 38.983W Sea wave height: .3 m Wind Speed: 11.6 Wind …

Lisa Battig: Launching the Small Boats, September 1, 2017

Teacher at Sea Lisa Battig Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather  August 28 - September 8, 2017   Mission: Arctic Hydrographic Survey final leg Geographic Area of Cruise: Brevig Mission, Alaska Latitude  65 19.2N,  Longitude 166 30.7W Date: September 1, 2017 Weather from the Bridge:  extremely variable today!! Morning: overcast, 6-8 knot winds, 41 degrees Afternoon: partially cloudy …

Susan Brown: Let’s Go Fishing, September 4, 2017

  NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown NOAA Ship Oregon II September 3 – 15, 2017 Mission: Snapper/Longline Shark Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 4, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29 43.931N Longitude: 086 09.617W Sea wave height: .5 meters Wind Speed: 2 Wind Direction: 250 degrees Visibility: …

Susan Brown: Getting Acclimated, September 3, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Susan Brown Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 2 – 15, 2017 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 3, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 30degree06.7N Longitude: 88degree17.6W Sea wave height: <1 Wind Speed: LT Wind Direction: VAR Visibility: 10NM Air Temperature: …

Chelsea O’Connell-Barlow: Full Steam Ahead, August 30, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chelsea O’Connell-Barlow Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada August 29 - September 12, 2017   Mission: Pacific Hake Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: NW Pacific Ocean Date: 8/30/2017   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 48.472837N Longitude: -124.676694W Temperature 59 F Wind 9.7 knots Waves 3-5 feet Science and Technology Log …

Lisa Battig: Nome, Alaska & Launch 2808, August 30, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lisa Battig Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 28 – September 8, 2017   Mission: Hydrographic Survey leg IV Geographic Area of Cruise: Alaska Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Location: Port Clarence: 65o14.034N 166o43.072W Weather on the bridge: 30+ knot winds, 42o F, 4ft seas, heavy stratocumulus clouds (9/10 coverage) Science & Technology Log …

Amanda Dice: Fish Sticks with a Side of Science, August 29, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Amanda Dice Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 21 – September 2, 2017   Mission: Juvenile Pollock Fishery Survey Geographic area of cruise: Western Gulf of Alaska Date: August 29, 2017 Weather Data: 10.2 C, rainy/stormy Latitude: 59 20.0 N, Longitude: 152 02.5 W     Science and Technology Log The …

Jenny Smallwood: Adventure Awaits, August 29, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Smallwood Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson September 4 – 17, 2017   Mission: Juvenile Walleye Pollack Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Current Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia Date: 8/29/2017   Weather Data from the beach Currently Virginia Beach is experiencing Potential Tropical Cyclone 10.  The temperature is topped …

Chelsea O’Connell-Barlow: Get ready, get set, SAIL!!! August 26, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chelsea O'Connell-Barlow Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada August 28 - September 13, 2017   Mission:  Pacific Hake Survey - Leg V Geographic Area of Cruise:  Northwest Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Washington Date:  August 26, 2017   Weather from the Bridge...or Backyard At home in Decatur, GA we are …

Christine Webb: August 23, 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: 8/23/2017 Latitude: 48.19 N Longitude: 125.29 W Wind Speed: 7.9 knots Barometric Pressure: 1021.70 mBars Air Temperature: 62.1 F Weather Observations: Partially cloudy Science and Technology Log …

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 …

Christine Webb: August 19, 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: 8/19/2017 Latitude: 48.59 N Longitude: 126.59 W Wind Speed: 15 knots Barometric Pressure: 1024.05 mBars Air Temperature: 59 F Weather Observations: Sunny Science and Technology Log: You …

Lisa Battig: Getting Excited for an Upcoming Adventure… August 18, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lisa Battig Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 28 – September 8, 2017   Mission: Hydrographic Survey leg IV Geographic Area of Cruise: Alaska Date: August 19, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge (well, from my home city): 33.656311, -117.887800 I haven't left yet, so I'll just report on weather here in …

Christine Webb: August 18, 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: 8/18/2017 Latitude: 48.19 N Longitude: 125.29 W Wind Speed: 7.9 knots Barometric Pressure: 1021.70 mBars Air Temperature: 55.4 F Weather Observations: Foggy   Science and …

Kip Chambers: Parting Shots II of II… August 7, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kip Chambers Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker July 17 - 30, 2017   Mission:  West Coast Pelagics Survey    Geographic Area of Cruise:  Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: August 7, 2017       Weather Data from the Bridge:  (Pratt, Kansas) Date: 08/07/2017                                    Wind Speed: E at 9 mph Time: 19:25                                               Latitude: 37.7o …

Samantha Adams: Mahalo Nui Loa, August 10, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard NOAA Ship Hi’ialakai July 25 - August 3, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: Thursday, 10 August 2017 Weather Data from the "Bridge": Latitude & Longitude:21.3245#oN,157.9251oW. Air temperature: 86oF. Humidity: 48%.Wind speed: 14 knots. …

Kip Chambers: Parting Shots I of II… July 22, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kip Chambers Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker July 17-30, 2017 Mission: West Coast Pelagics Survey   Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: 07/22/2017  Weather Data from the Bridge: (Pratt, Kansas) Date: 08/02/2017                                                                    Wind Speed: SE at 5 mph Time: 18:40                                                                            Latitude: 37.7o …

Christine Webb: Introducing Christine Webb and Pacific Hake Survey, August 8, 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: 8/8/2017 Current Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan (home sweet home…not yet on the cruise) Latitude: 42.297 N Longitude: 85.5872 W …

Staci DeSchryver: Super Bonus Spiritual History Blog! July 29, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette July 6 – August 2, 2017   Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  Papahānaumokuākea National Marine Sanctuary   Date:  July 29, 2017 Location:  20 deg, 20.0 min N, 156 deg, 08.6 min W Weather Data from the Bridge: Scattered Clouds Visibility: 10 nmi …

Samantha Adams: Day 8 – My, What a Fabulous Smell You’ve Discovered, July 31, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard Hi’ialakai July 25 - August 3, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: Monday, 31 July 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude & Longitude: 22o45’N, 157o45’ oW. Ship speed: 0.8 knots. Air temperature: …

Jenny Hartigan: Whales and Friends! July 30, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan  Back home from the NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 30, 2017 Mission: Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, plankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California Date: July 30 Weather Data from the Bridge (my kitchen!): Latitude: 37º 76.52’ N Longitude: 122º 24.16’ W Time: 0700 hours Sky: …

Jenny Hartigan: Organisms from the Deep! July 27, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan Aboard NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 27, 2017 Mission: Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, plankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California Date: July 27, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 38º 19.820’ N Longitude: 123º 03.402’ W Time: 0700 hours Sky: overcast Visibility: 8 …

Jenny Hartigan: How to Record Whales and Birds… July 25, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan Aboard NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 25, 2017 Mission: Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, zooplankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California Date: July 25 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 38º 19.834’ N Longitude: 123º 03.399’ W Time: 0700 hours Sky: overcast Wind Direction: N …

Samantha Adams: Day 6 – Testing… 1 – 2 – 3, July 29, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard NOAA Ship Hi’ialakai July 25 - August 3, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: Saturday, 29 July 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude & Longitude: 22o 45’N, 157o 56’W. Ship speed: 1.3 …

Samantha Adams: Day 4 – D(eployment) Day, July 27, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai July 25 - August 8, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: Thursday, 27 July 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude & Longitude: 22.38oN, 158.01oW. Ship speed: 1.3 knots. Air …

Kip Chambers: Rocking and Rolling on the Reuben Lasker… July 22, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kip Chambers Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker July 17 - 30, 2017 Mission:  West Coast Pelagics Survey Geographic Area of Cruise:  Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: July 22, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge:  Date: 07/22/2017                                                                 Wind Speed: NW at 8 Knots Time: 20:20                                                                            Latitude: N 43 …

Jenny Hartigan: Tucker Trawl: Collecting Sea Life! July 24, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan Aboard NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 21 – July 28, 2017   Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, zooplankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California   Date: July 24   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 37.8591° N, Longitude: 122.4853° W Time: 0700 Sky: overcast, foggy …

Dawn White: Otoliths & a “Wet” Farewell: July 2, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea  Dawn White Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker June 19 – July 1, 2017   Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: July 2, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge (As in back home in North Branch, MN) Date: July 2, 2017                                                             Wind Speed: …

Samantha Adams: Day 1 – Things You Never Think About, July 24, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard NOAA Ship Hi’ialakai July 25 - August 3, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: Monday 24 July 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude & Longitude: 21o22’N, 157o57’ W. Ship speed: 0 knots. …

Jenny Hartigan: Whales and Birds Everywhere! July 23, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan Aboard NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 21 – July 28, 2017   Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, zooplankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California Date: July 23 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 37.8591° N, Longitude: 122.4853° W Time: 0700 Sky: 100% cloud cover Visibility: …

Staci DeSchryver: Boobies, Wedgies, and the Neurolinguistic Re-Programming of a TAS, July 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard Oscar Elton Sette July 6 – August 2, 2017   Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands Date:  July 21, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge:   Science and Personal Log I’m putting both the science and personal log together this time around …

Staci DeSchryver: Things We Deliberately Throw Overboard Part Deux: The Ocean Noise Sensor July 20, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard Oscar Elton Sette July 6 – Aug 2 Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  Northwest Hawaiian Island Chain, Just past Mokumanamana (Necker Island) Date:  July 20, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Science and Technology Log: As promised in Blog Post #3, I mentioned that “Thing number four …

Staci DeSchryver: When They Go Low, We Go High (Pilot Whales, that Is!): A view of Cetaceans using Drone Technology July 17, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard: Oscar Elton Sette Cruise Dates: July 6 – Aug 2 Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  Northeast of Kauai, headed toward Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) Location:  24 deg 41.9 min N, 170 deg 51.2 min W Date:  July 17, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Visibility:  10 Nmi …

Samantha Adams: A Brief Introduction to… July 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Samantha Adams Aboard NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai July 25 - August 3, 2017 Mission: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station deployment (WHOTS-14) Geographic Area of Cruise: Hawaii, Pacific Ocean Date: 21 July 2017 Weather Data from the "Bridge" (New York City, NY): Latitude & Longitude: 40.78°N, 73.97°W. Air temperature: 90°F. Wind direction: Variable. …

Jenny Hartigan: Ready to ACCESS the Seas! July 18, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jenny Hartigan Aboard NOAA Ship R/V Fulmar July 21 – July 28, 2017   Mission:  Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies: Bird, mammal, zooplankton, and water column survey Geographic Area: North-central California Date: July 18 Weather Data from the “Bridge” (My Kitchen): 22.4 degrees Celsius, Wind: kts, Air pressure: 1018 hPa, Humidity: 56%, …

Staci DeSchryver: A Brief Lesson on All the Things We Deliberately Throw Over the Side of the Ship, July 12, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette July 6 – August 2, 2017   Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  Hilo Coast, Hawaii Date:  July 12, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Location:  22 deg 38.0 min N, 159 deg 33.9 min W Cloudy with rain squalls all around Visibility: …

Staci DeSchryver: Listening with Your Eyes – How the Acoustics Team “Sees” in Sound, July 10, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette July 6 – August 2, 2017 Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  Kona Coast, Hawaii Date:  July 10, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge:   Science Log While the visual team is working hard on the flying bridge, scanning the waters for our …

Staci DeSchryver: Fair Winds and Following Seas, July 8, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette July 6 - August 2, 2017 Mission:  HICEAS Cetacean Study Geographic Area:  South of Oahu, heading toward the Big Island Current Location:  20.20 N 156.37 W Date:  July 8, 2017 Weather Data From the Bridge:    Science and Technology Log We have arrived! …

Dawn White: Pinging for Populations, June 29, 2017

  NOAA Teacher at Sea  Dawn White Aboard NOAA Ship the Reuben Lasker June 19 – July 1, 2017   Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: June 29, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge Date: June 29, 2017                                                         Wind Speed: 7.7 kts Time: 6:15 p.m. …

Kip Chambers: From the Prairies to the Oceans… July 5, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea  Kip Chambers Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker  July 17 - 30, 2017 Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: July 5, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: (Pratt, KS) Date: 07/05/2017 Wind Speed: SE at 6 mph Time: 16:00 Latitude: 37.7o N Temperature: …

Melissa Barker: Navigation and People of the Oregon II, July 2, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Melissa Barker Aboard NOAA ship Oregon II June 22-July 6 Mission: SEAMAP Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 2, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 28 37.91 N Longitude: 89 19.41 W Air temp: 30.5 C Water temp: 31.7 C Wind direction: 340 degrees Wind …

Dawn White: Finally Fishing! June 27, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Dawn White Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker June 19 - July 1, 2017   Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: June 27, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge Date: June 27, 2017                                                         Wind Speed: 28.9 kts with gusts Time: 9:15 p.m. …

Staci DeSchryver: Exploring HICEAS on the High Seas! June 20, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Staci DeSchryver Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette July 6 - August 2, 2017 Mission:  Cetacean Study Geographic Area of Cruise:  Hawaiian EEZ Current Location:  Impatiently waiting to sail in Centennial, Colorado Date:  June 20 Weather Data from the "Bridge" (AKA My Sun Porch):   Personal Log - An Introduction Hello!  …

Dawn White: Sampling the Pacific, June 24, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea  Dawn White Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker June 19 – July 1, 2017   Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: June 25, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge   Date: June 25, 2017                                                         Wind Speed: 22 kts Time: 4:00 p.m.                                                                 …

Marsha Lenz: In Honor of the Seafarer, June 27, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Marsha Lenz Aboard NOAA ship Oscar Dyson  June 8-28, 2017 Mission: MACE Pollock Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: June 27, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Sorting fish requires teamwork. Latitude: 55 42.0 N Longitude: 156 16.4 W Time: 1000 Visibility: 6 Nautical Miles Wind Direction: 199 Wind …

Helen Haskell: Mud Volcano, Morale and Moving On, June 24, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Helen Haskell Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather June 5 - 26, 2017 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Southeast Alaska - West Prince of Wales Island Hydro Survey Date: June 24, 2017 Weather Data Wind:  20 knots Visibility: 6 nautical miles Barometer:  1016.0 hPa Air temperature: 13.2C Cloud cover: 100% Location: …

Dawn White: Onward to Vancouver! June 24, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea  Dawn White Aboard NOAA Ship the Reuben Lasker June 19 – July 1, 2017   Mission: West Coast Sardine Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean; U.S. West Coast Date: June 23, 2017   Weather Data from the Bridge Date: June 15, 2017                                                         Wind Speed: 24 kts Time: 12:00 noon                                                             Latitude: …

Marsha Lenz: Celebrating Science and the Solstice, June 21, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Marsha Lenz Aboard Oscar Dyson June 8-28, 2017 Mission: MACE Pollock Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: June 21, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 55 15.0 N Longitude: 160 06.7 W Time: 1300 Visibility: 10 Nautical Miles Wind Direction: VAR Wind Speed: LT Sea Wave Height: …

Helen Haskell: From Raw Data to Processed Data, June 16, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Helen Haskell Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather June 5 - 26, 2017   Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Southeast Alaska - West Prince of Wales Island Date: June 16, 2017 Weather Data Wind:  3 knots from the east (272° true) Visibility: 6 nautical miles Barometer:  997.6 hPa Air temperature: 9 …

Chris Murdock: I Think We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat, June 19, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chris Murdock Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II June 7 - 20, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: June 19, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 29 20.49 N Longitude: 94 3136 W Air temp: 30.3 C Water temp: 29.1 C Wind direction: 175.74 degrees Wind …

Chris Murdock: We’re not in Kansas (or Iowa) Anymore, June 12, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Chris Murdock Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II June 7 – June 20, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: June 9 - June 12,  2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 27.0532N Longitude: 96.3602W Sea wave height: 4-6 ft Wind Direction: 17 degrees Windspeed: 17.31 knots Air …

Helen Haskell: Data Acquisition Through Small Boat Surveying, June 12, 2017

  NOAA Teacher at Sea Helen Haskell Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather June 5 – 22, 2017 Mission: Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Southeast Alaska - West of Prince of Wales Island Date: June 12, 2017 Weather Data: Temperature: 13°C Wind 12 knots, 230° true 10 miles visibility Barometer: 1016 hPa 90% cloud cover at 2000 …

Helen Haskell: Getting Underway, June 5, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Helen Haskell Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather 6/5/2017-6/26/2017 Mission: Hydro Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Southeast Alaska - West Prince of Wales Island Hydro Survey   Date: June 5th Weather Data: Full cloud cover, rain showers. Location: Ketchikan, 55.3422° N, 131.6461° W  Personal Log Today the boat is leaving Ketchikan. Breakfast is …

Terry Maxwell: Scallop Pails and Humpback Whales, June 7, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Terry Maxwell Aboard R/V Hugh R. Sharp June 6 – 21, 2017 Mission: Sea Scallop Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Ocean Date: June 7, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 41 30.90 N Longitude: 69 18.76 W Air Temp 14.1° Celsius ( 57.3° Fahrenheit) Wind speed 4.7 Knots (5.4 …

Helen Haskell: Getting to know Ketchikan, June 7, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Helen Haskell Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather 6/5/2017-6/22/2017 Mission: Hydro Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Southeast Alaska - West Prince of Wales Island Hydro Survey Date: 6/4/17 Weather: Cloud cover 100%, mixed drizzle and rain, 12C feels like 8C Location: Ketchikan, AK, 55.3422° N, 131.6461° W Personal Log Flying has its benefits and …

Sam Northern: From Microscopes to Binoculars—Seeing the Bigger Picture, June 7, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern Aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 – June 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: June 7, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 40°34.8’N Longitude: -72°57.0’W Sky: Overcast Visibility: 10 Nautical Miles Wind Direction: 050°NE …

Sam Northern: 3… 2… 1… Deploy the Drifting Buoy!, June 5, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern Aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 – June 7, 2017  Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: June 5, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 42°22.4’N Longitude: -70°38.2W Sky: Foggy Visibility: ≥ 1 Nautical Mile Wind Direction: …

Sam Northern: Catching Plankton and Catching On, June 3, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern Aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 – June 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: June 3, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 42°29.9’N Longitude: -67°44.8'W Sky: Scattered Clouds Visibility: 12 Nautical Miles Wind Direction: …

Sam Northern: Finding My Sea Legs, June 1, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern Aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 – June 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: June 1, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 40°58’N Longitude: -67°03.9’W Sky: Patchy Fog Visibility: 2-5 Nautical Miles Wind Direction: …

Terry Maxwell: An Incomparable Experience Approaches, May 30, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Terry Maxwell Preparing to board R/V Hugh R. Sharp June 5 - June 21, 2017 Mission: Sea Scallop/Integrated Benthic Survey Geographical Area of Cruise: Northeastern U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: May 30, 2017 Personal Log How do you prepare yourself mentally for something to which you have no comparison? I, Terry Maxwell, have wrestled with …

Sam Northern: Welcome Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter! May 29, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern Aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 – June 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: May 29, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 41°31.8’N Longitude: -71°18.9’W Sky: 8/8 (Fully Cloudy, Overcast) Wind Direction: NE Wind …

Dave Amidon: California – Here I Come! May 25, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Amidon Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker June 2 - June 13, 2017 Mission: Pelagic Juvenile Rockfish Recruitment and Ecosystem Assessment Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean -Off the California Coast Date: May 25, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Since I am still in Central New York, that is not an …

Cecelia Carroll: A Busy Day Off the Coast of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, May 11, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cecelia Carroll Aboard NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow May 2 - 13, 2017   Mission: Spring Bottom Trawl Geographic Area: Northeastern Atlantic Date: May 11, 2017 Latitude: 42.45.719 N Longitude: 282.18.6 W Science and Technology As soon as the day group's shift started at noon we were right into sorting the …

Cecelia Carroll: Visit with the NOAA Corps Officers, May 10, 2017                   

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cecelia Carroll Aboard NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow May 2 - 13, 2017  Mission: Spring Bottom Trawl Geographic Area: Northeastern Atlantic Date: May 10, 2017 Latitude: 42 54.920N Longitude:  069 42.690 Heading:  295.1 degrees Speed:  12.2 KT Conditions: Clear Science and Technology I am on the day schedule which is from …

Kimberly Scantlebury: The Night Shift, May 10, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kimberly Scantlebury Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces May 1-May 12, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Reef Fish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: May 10, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 15:36 Latitude: 2804.2177  N, Longitude: 9042.0070 W Wind Speed: 10.2 knots, Barometric Pressure: 1016.8 hPa Air Temperature: 26.1 C, Water …

Christopher Tait: “Water, Water, Everywhere. Nor any drop to drink.” April 8, 2017

 NOAA Teacher at Sea Christopher Tait Aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker March 21 - April 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Coastal Pelagic Species Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Ocean from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA Date: April 8, 2017 Science and Technology Log “Water, Water, Everywhere. Nor any drop to drink.” If you …

Cecelia Carroll:  Simple Tools, May 9, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Cecelia Carroll Aboard NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow May 2 -13, 2017 Mission:  Spring Bottom Trawl Geographic Area:  Northeastern Atlantic Latitude:  4311.534 N Longitude:  06938.601 W Conditions: Clear Science and Technology  As a math teacher accustomed to measuring and collecting data in the classroom,  a simple measuring tool caught my interest …

Kimberly Scantlebury: It’s All About the Little Things, May 8, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kimberly Scantlebury Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces May 1-May 12, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Reef Fish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: May 8, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 18:00 Latitude: 2755.757 N, Longitude: 9200.0239 W Wind Speed: 14.21  knots, Barometric Pressure: 1015.3 hPa Air Temperature: 24.56  C, …

Kimberly Scantlebury: Our Neighbors Downstairs, May 6, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kimberly Scantlebury Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces May 1-May 12, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Reef Fish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: May 6, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 19:00 Latitude: 2821.0766 N, Longitude: 09228.2796 W Wind Speed: 3 knots, Barometric Pressure: 1013.0 hPa Air Temperature: 19.3 C, …

Cecelia Carroll: Goosefish: Not Just Another Pretty Face, May 7, 2017

NOAA Teacher At Sea Cecelia Carroll Aboard NOAA Ship Henry B Bigelow May 2 -13, 2017 Mission: Spring Bottom Trawl Survey, Leg IV Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Longitude: 43degrees 33.310 N Latitude: 067degrees 07.103W Weather: Clear Science and Technology: One of the most interesting looking fish we have brought on board in the …

Kimberly Scantlebury: Interviews with OPS and ST; May 4, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kimberly Scantlebury Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces May 1-May 12, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Reef Fish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: May 4, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 10:25 Latitude: 2823.2302 N, Longitude: 9314.2797 W Wind Speed: 12 knots, Barometric Pressure: 1009 hPa Air Temperature: 19.3 C, Water Temperature: 24.13 …

Sam Northern: Ready, Set, Sail the Atlantic! May 5, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Sam Northern will be aboard NOAA ship Gordon Gunter May 28 -  June 7, 2017 Mission: Spring Ecosystem Monitoring (EcoMon) Survey (Plankton and Hydrographic Data) Geographic Area of Cruise: Atlantic Ocean Date: May 5, 2017 Introduction Greetings from south-central Kentucky! My name is Sam Northern, and I am the teacher-librarian at …

Kimberly Scantlebury: Beneath the Waves, May 4, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kimberly Scantlebury Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces May 1-May 12, 2017 Mission: SEAMAP Reef Fish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date:  May 4, 2017 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 10:25 Latitude: 2823.2302 N, Longitude: 9314.2797 W Wind Speed: 12 knots, Barometric Pressure: 1009 hPa Air Temperature: 19.3 C, Water Temperature: 24.13 …