Kathy Schroeder: My Journey Ends, but will Never Be Forgotten, November 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15 - October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 11/2/19 Weather Data from Naples, FL Latitude: 26.17Longitude: 81.34Temperature: 89° FWind Speeds: ESE 11 mph Personal Log Our last day on Oregon II together was …

Linda Kurtz: Reflections from Fairweather, September 7, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Northwest (Off the coast of California) Date: 9/7/2019 Weather Data from Marietta, GA: Latitude: 33.963900Longitude:  -84.492260Sky Conditions:  ClearPresent Weather:  HotVisibility: 9 milesWindspeed: Less than 1 knotTemperature:  Record high 97 degrees Fahrenheit It's been weeks since I …

Kathy Schroeder: Retrieving the Longline, September 30, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 9/30/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29.47408Longitude: 85.34274Temperature: 85°FWind Speeds: E 5 mph Science and Technology Log Retrieving the Longline One hour after the last highflyer …

Cara Nelson: The Ocean Moved Me, September 26, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska Date: September 26, 2019 Weather Data from Anchorage, AK: Time: 14:18Latitude: 61º13.257' NLongitude: 149º51.473’ W Wind: North 1 knotAir Temperature: 5.6ºC (42ºF)Air Pressure: 1026 millibarsSunny …

Cara Nelson: Little Creatures that Rule the World, September 23, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sheltering in Kodiak harbor again Date: September 23, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 13:30Latitude: 57º47.214’ NLongitude: 152º24.150’ E Wind: Northwest 8 …

Kathy Schroeder: The Great Hammerhead / Setting the Longline, September 24, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 24, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29.15258Longitude: 93.02012Temperature: 87°FWind Speeds: E 10 mph Science and Technology Log My last blog left off with a …

Kathy Schroeder: Sharks, Sharks, and More Sharks! September 23, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 9/23/19 Weather Data from the Bridge (at beginning of log) Latitude: 28.07Longitude: 93.27.45Temperature: 84°FWind Speeds: ESE 13 mphlarge swells Science and Technology Log 9/21/19-We left Galveston, TX …

Phil Moorhouse: The Rest of the Story, September 22, 2019

airport meal

NOAA Teacher at Sea Phil Moorhouse Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 27, 2019 – September 15, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations. Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak - Aleutian Islands) Date: September 22, 2019 Weather Data from Richmond, Virginia Latitude: 37 44.36 NLongitude: 77 58.26 WWind Speed: 5 knotsWind Direction: 195 degreesAir …

Cara Nelson: A Harbor in a Tempest, September 21, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sheltering in Kodiak harbor Date: September 21, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 12:20Latitude: 57º47.214’ NLongitude: 152º24.150’ E Wind: Southwest 20 knotsAir …

Cara Nelson: Chemistry on the High Seas, September 19, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sampling along the Seward line. Date: September 19, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 18:30Latitude: 59º53.587’ NLongitude: 149º33.398’ E Wind: South 15 …

Kathy Schroeder: Meet the NOAA OREGON II

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Title: Kathy Schroeder:   Meet the NOAA  Oregon II, Sept 20, 2019 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 9/20/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29.3088855 Longitude: -94.7948546 Temperature: 87°F Wind Speeds: …

Phil Moorhouse: Look What the Net Dragged In! September 12, 2019

Pavlof Volcano

NOAA Teacher at Sea Phil Moorhouse Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 27 – September 15, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations. Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak - Aleutian Islands) Date: September 12, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 57 35.35 NLongitude: 153 57.71 WSea wave height: 1 ftWind Speed: 14 knotsWind …

Cara Nelson: Report from the Flying Bridge, September 16, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sampling along the Seward line. Date: September 16, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 16:10Latitude: 59º36.465’Longitude: 149º14.346’Wind: North 12 knotsAir Temperature: 16ºC …

Kathy Schroeder: Maintenance During Tropical Storm Imelda, September 18, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 9/18/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29.3088855Longitude: -94.7948546Temperature: 78°FWind Speeds: SSW 17 mph NOAA Ship Oregon II September 16, 2019 Science and Technology Log While we …

Cara Nelson: Methot Madness, September 14, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sampling in Prince William Sound Date: September 14, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 16:10Latitude: 59º19.670’Longitude: 146º07.196’Wind: East 5 knotsAir Temperature: 14.5ºC …

Cara Nelson, The Gales of September, September 12, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard USFWS R/V Tiglax September 11-25, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently sampling in Prince William Sound Date: September 12, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Time: 0830Latitude: 60º16.073’ NLongitude: 147º59.608’WWind: East, 10 knots – …

Kathy Schroeder: Twice in a Lifetime Experience, September 12, 2019

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NOAA Teacher at Sea Kathy Schroeder Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15 - October 2, 2019 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: 9/12/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Current Location:  Naples, Florida Latitude: 26° 17’ 45”Longitude: 81° 34’ 40”Temperature: 91° FWind Speeds: NNE 7 mph Personal Log …

Phil Moorhouse: It’s Bongo Time! September 7, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Phil Moorhouse Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 27 – September 15, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations. Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak - Aleutian Islands) Date: September 7, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 56 15.09 NLongitude: 157 55.74 WSea wave height: 8 ftWind Speed: 1.9 knotsWind …

Ragupathy Kannan: Back on Terra Firma, September 9, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 15-30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Ocean Date: September 6, 2019 I’m glad to get my land legs back. As I reflect on the wonderful experience of 2 weeks out at sea with scientists, I wish to sum it all …

Cara Nelson: A Birthday Gift to Remember, September 5, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Cara Nelson Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 – September 26, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska (Port: Seward) Date: September 5, 2019 Weather Data from Bartlett High School Student Meteorologist Jack Pellerin Time: 0730Latitude: 61.2320° NLongitude: 149.7334° WWind: Northwest, 2 mphAir Temperature: …

Phil Moorhouse: We’re At Sea! September 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Phil Moorhouse Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 27 – September 15, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations. Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak - Aleutian Islands) Date: September 2, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 57 35.35 NLongitude: 153 57.71 WSea wave height: 1 ftWind Speed: 14 knotsWind …

Callie Harris: Back to Land Life, September 3, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Callie Harris Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 13 - 26, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: 9/3/19 Weather Data from Key West, FL Latitude: 24.551°N Longitude: 81.7800 °WWind Speed: 15 MPHAir Temperature: 32°CSea Temperature: 31°CBarometric Pressure: 1009 mbar Personal Log I can’t believe …

Jessica Cobley: A Busy Return to Home, September 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jessica Cobley Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 19 - August 8, 2019 Mission: Midwater Trawl Acoustic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak to Yakutat Bay) Date: 9/2/2019 Weather Data from Juneau, Alaska:  Lat: 58.3019° N, Long: 134.4197° W Air Temp:  12º C Personal Log Phew...finally a day to …

Ragupathy Kannan: Petrels to Pilot Whales, August 30, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 15-30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Ocean Date: August 30, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 40.72218Longitude: -69.45301Water temperature: 19.8 degrees CelsiusWind Speed: 5.25 knotsWind Direction: 87.06 degreesAir temperature: 23.2 degrees CelsiusAtmospheric pressure: 1006.85 millibarsSky: …

Linda Kurtz: Women in STEM-(at Sea): Meet Allyson Causey, August 23, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest Pacific Date: 8/23/2019 Allyson Causey - Engineer aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather Women in STEM - Engineering Meet Allyson Causey!  Engineer aboard NOAA ship Fairweather Job Title: 3rd Assistant Engineer Time in current position: 2 ½ …

Linda Kurtz: Women in STEM-(at sea): Meet Bekah Gossett, August 22, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest Pacific Date: 8/22/2019 HSST Bekah Gossett HSST Rebekah Gossett When you were a child, what was your dream career? As a child, I always wanted to draw. I was drawing constantly and I wanted to …

Ragupathy Kannan: Ocean Salinity to Ocean Sunfish, August 26, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 15-30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Ocean Date: August 26, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 41.27688Longitude: -67.03071Water temperature: 18.4°CWind Speed: 14.8 knotsWind Direction: 41°Air temperature: 18.6°CAtmospheric pressure: 1021 millibarsSky: Cloudy Science and Technology Log …

Callie Harris: Life Above and Below Deck, August 24, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Callie Harris Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 13-26, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: 8/24/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 57° 01.84 NLongitude: 151 ° 35.12 WWind Speed: 8.45 knotsWind Direction: 257.79°Air Temperature: 15.3°CSea Temperature: 14.6°CBarometric Pressure: 1010 mbar Science and Technology …

Phil Moorhouse: Science on the High Seas, August 27, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Phil Moorhouse Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 27 – September 15, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations. Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska (Kodiak - Aleutian Islands) Date: August 27, 2019 Personal Introduction: OK, this may be the science geek in me, but I’m feeling a bit like Leonard from …

Ragupathy Kannan: Salps to Shearwaters, August 22, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 15-30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Ocean Date: August 22, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 40.74767Longitude: -70.41857Water temperature: 25.3°CWind Speed: 7.18 knotsWind Direction: 229 degreesAir temperature: 24°CAtmospheric pressure: 1014 millibars Sky: Cloudy Science and Technology …

Linda Kurtz: Women in STEM-(at sea): Meet Iris Ekmanis, August 21, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest Pacific Date: 8/21/2019 Junior Officer Iris Ekmanis on Bridge Watch Women in STEM: Iris Ekmanis Iris Ekmanis is currently a Junior Officer with the NOAA Corps.  On this Teacher at Sea mission, Officer …

Callie Harris: Lots to See While at Sea, August 20, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Callie Harris Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 13-26, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: 8/20/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 58° 27.67 NLongitude: 152 ° 53.00 WWind Speed: 5.96 knotsWind Direction: 152°Air Temperature: 12.4°CSea Temperature: 15°CBarometric Pressure: 1008 mbar Science and Technology …

Linda Kurtz: Bathymetry – Who Knew? August 20, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Pacific Northwest (Off the coast of California) Date: 8/20/2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 41°04 NLongitude:  124° 37 WSky Conditions:  Scattered CloudsPresent Weather:  FoggyVisibility: 3 Nautical MilesWindspeed: 2 knotsSea Wave Height:  0Swell Height: …

Callie Harris: More than Meets the Eye, August 18, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Callie Harris Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 13 - 26, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: 8/18/19 Weather Data from the Bridge:  Latitude: 57° 01.32 NLongitude: 155 ° 01.21 WWind Speed: 14.56 knotsWind Direction: 334°Air Temperature: 15.5°CSea Temperature: 15°CBarometric Pressure: 1017 mbar Science …

David Madden: Waves – Dolphins, Flying Fish, Sea to Sky, August 19, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard 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 (35°30’ N, 75°19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27°00’N, 75°59’W) Date: August 19, 2019 https://youtu.be/8tK6QJL6bok WAVES: Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces: Dolphins, Flying Fish (video …

David Madden: Tiger Shark! Fish Trap Footage, August 19, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard 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 (35°30’ N, 75°19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27°00’N, 75°59’W) Date: August 19, 2019 https://youtu.be/i6j8_o6UK5c Tiger Shark! NOAA Ship Pisces Underwater Camera Action (video …

Linda Kurtz: Hydrographic Surveys – Not your Mama’s Maps! August 17, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest Pacific Date: 8/17/2019 Weather Data from the Bridge August 17th 2019 Latitude & Longitude: 43◦ 53.055’ N 124◦ 47.003’WWindspeed: 13 knotsGeographic Area: @10-15 miles off of the Oregon/California coastCruise Speed:  12 knotsSea Temperature …

Ragupathy Kannan: Starting with Plankton, August 18, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ragupathy Kannan Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 15-30, 2019 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Ocean Date: August 18, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 38.2494289Longitude: -75.0853552Water temperature: 26.3°CWind Speed: 4.92 knotsWind Direction: 122 degreesAir temperature: 27.1°CAtmospheric pressure: 1015 millibarsSky: Partly cloudy Science and Technology …

Callie Harris: Jellyfish Landslide, August 15, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Callie Harris Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson August 13 - 26, 2019 Mission: Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: 8/15/19 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 57° 16.15 NLongitude: 152 ° 30.38 WWind Speed: 6.53 knotsWind Direction: 182°Air Temperature: 17.1°CSea Temperature: 15°CBarometric Pressure: 1026 mbar Science …

Allison Irwin: The Journey Extends, August 15, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Allison Irwin NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker July 7 – 25, 2019 Mission: Coastal Pelagic Species Survey Embarkation Port: Newport, Oregon Cruise Start Date: 7 July 2019 Days at Sea: 19 Conclusion Golden Gate Bridge Just After Sunrise On July 25, 2019 NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker and its crew navigated slowly under the Golden Gate Bridge into …

Linda Kurtz: Navigating Fair Winds and Following Seas – Fairweather Edition, August 13, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission: Cascadia Mapping Project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest Pacific Date: 8/13/2019 Weather Data from the Bridge August 12thLatitude & Longitude: 43◦ 50.134N, 124◦49.472 WWindspeed: 19mphGeographic Area:  Northwest Pacific Ocean Cruise Speed:  12 knotsSea Temperature 20◦CelciusAir Temperature 70◦Fahrenheit Science and Technology Log …

David Madden: All Hands on Deck, August 8, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard 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 (35°30’ N, 75°19’W) to St. Lucie Inlet, FL (27°00’N, 75°59’W) Date: August 8, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjyDoAx6pks All Hands on Deck (video has …

Linda Kurtz: STEM Teacher AWAY! August 6, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Linda Kurtz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 12-23, 2019 Mission:  Cascadia Margin Ocean Mapping Project Geographic Area: Coastal Oregon and northern California Date: August 6, 2019 Introduction I am thrilled to be a NOAA Teacher at Sea aboard the NOAA Ship Fairweather.  I will be embarking August 12 and sailing through August 23 …

Erica Marlaine: Last Boat Not Least, July 19, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Erica Marlaine Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 22 – July 17, 2019 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Alaska Date: July 19, 2019 Weather Data from Woodland Hills, California: Latitude: 34º 16.54 NLongitude: 118º 60.90 WWind Speed: 5 km/hr Air Temperature:  33º Celsius Pool Temperature 29º Celsius Conclusion It …

Erica Marlaine: You Never Know Where a Good Book Will Take You, July 15, 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 15 , 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 57º 0.79 N Longitude: 152º40.72 W Air Temperature:  16º Celsius Interview with the Chief Scientist When Sarah Stienessen was …

David Madden: Land Ho! Return Home, August 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Madden Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 15 – 29, 2019 Back on land, in Tallahassee, FL Mission: South East Fisheries Independent Survey 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) Conditions early on …

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

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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 …

Karah Nazor: The Glowing Dolphins of the Channel Islands and Interview with UCSC Graduate Student Ilysa “Ily” Iglesias, May 31, 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: May 31, 2019 Game Plan and Trawling Line: Channel Islands San Nicolas Line I am up on the flying bridge and I just saw two humpback …

Betsy Petrick: Highs and Lows of Scientific Exploration, June 27, 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 27, 2019 Science LogYesterday was a doozy of a day I think everyone on the ship would agree.  One frustrating …

Betsy Petrick: All Aboard! Days 1 and 2, June 25, 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 24-25, 2019 Science LogOn Monday I was introduced to the R/V Point Sur in Gulfport, Mississippi.  Every nook and cranny …

Karah Nazor: Sorting Protocol and the Ubiquitous Tunicates of the Central CA Coast: Salps and Pyrosomes, May 30, 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: May 30, 2019 Last night I fell asleep, twice, at the lab bench in between trawls, since I am still adjusting to being on the night …

Karah Nazor: Departure from the San Francisco Bay and First Night of Fishing, May 29, 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: May 28-29, 2019I departed Chattanooga, TN, for San Francisco, CA, on May 28th to participate as a NOAA Teacher at Sea on Leg 2 of NOAA’s …

Jill Bartolotta: Sea You Later, June 13, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 13, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 29°44.7’ N Longitude: 080°06.7’ W Wave Height: 2 feet Wind Speed: …

Jill Bartolotta: ROV, CTD, OMG, June 10, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 10, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 29°04.9’ N Longitude: 079°53.2’ W Wave Height: 1-2 feet Wind Speed: …

Betsy Petrick: Hurry Up and Shape Up to Ship Out, June 13, 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 13, 2019 Introduction In just two weeks I will be shipping out of Gulfport, Mississippi on the University of Southern …

Lona Hall: Rockin’ at the NALL on Ugak, June 10, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lona Hall Aboard NOAA Ship Rainier June 3 - 14, 2019 Mission: Kodiak Island Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Kodiak Island, Alaska Date: June 10, 2019 Time:  1932 hours Location: Saltery Cove, Kodiak Island Weather from the Bridge: Latitude: 57°29.1359’ N Longitude: 152°44.0488’ W Wind Speed: 17.2 knots Wind Direction: …

Jill Bartolotta: Careers at Sea, June 8, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 8, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 30°30.7’ N Longitude: 078°11.2’ W Wave Height: 3 feet Wind Speed: …

Jill Bartolotta: Sounds of the Deep, June 5, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 5, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 29°01.5’ N Longitude: 079°16.0’ W Wave Height: 2 feet Wind Speed: …

Lona Hall: The Comforts of Life at Sea, June 8, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lona Hall Aboard NOAA Ship Rainier June 3 - 14, 2019 Mission: Kodiak Island Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Kodiak Island, Alaska Date: June 8, 2019 Time:  1630 hours Location: Saltery Cove, Kodiak Island Weather from the Bridge: Latitude: 57°29.2124’ N Longitude: 152°44.0648’ W Wind Speed: 15 knots Wind Direction: …

Lona Hall: Launchin’ and Lunchin’ Near Kodiak Island, June 6, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lona Hall Aboard NOAA Ship Rainier June 3 - 14, 2019 Mission: Kodiak Island Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Kodiak Island, Alaska Date: June 6, 2019 Time:  2000 hours Location: Underway to Isthmus Bay, Kodiak Island Weather from the Bridge: Latitude: 57°39.2266’ NLongitude: 152°07.5163’ WWind Speed: 11.6 knotsWind Direction: NW …

Jill Bartolotta: Future Explorers, June 3, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 3, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 28°48.6’ Longitude: 079°26.8’ Wave Height: 1-2 feet Wind Speed: 4 knots …

Jill Bartolotta: Start Your Engines, June 1, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 13, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: June 1, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 28°19.3’ N Longitude: 079°21.6’ Wave Height: 1-2 feet Wind Speed: 11 …

Jill Bartolotta: The Ins and Outs of Going, May 31, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 13, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: May 31, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 28°29.0’ N Longitude: 079°34.1’ W Wave Height: 1-2 feet Wind Speed: …

Lona Hall: Meeting, Greeting, and Settling In, June 3, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lona Hall Aboard NOAA Ship Rainier June 3 - 14, 2019   Mission: Kodiak Island Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Kodiak Island, Alaska Date: June 3, 2019 Local Time: 1100 hours Location: Alongside, JAG Shipyard, Seward, AK Weather from the Bridge: Latitude: 60°05.1022’ NLongitude: 149°21.2954’ WWind Speed: 5 knotsWind Direction: …

Jill Bartolotta: All Aboard, Shipping Out, May 30, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 30 - June 14, 2019   Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: May 30, 2019 Weather Data: Latitude: 24° 47.7 ‘NLongitude: 080° 20.2’WWave Height: 2-3 feetWind Speed: 10 …

Karah Nazor: One Week Until I Board and I am Already Dreaming About Fish, May 22, 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: May 22, 2019 Hi!  My name is Karah Nazor and I am a science teacher at McCallie High School, an all-boys college preparatory school in Chattanooga, …

Jill Bartolotta: Introduction, May 21, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jill Bartolotta Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer May 29 - June 14, 2019 Mission:  Mapping/Exploring the U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin and Blake Plateau  Geographic Area of Cruise: U.S. Southeastern Continental Margin, Blake Plateau Date: May 21, 2019 Weather Data (from Cleveland, OH): Latitude: 41.53° N Longitude: 81.67° W Lake Wave Height: …

Katie Gavenus: Don’t Forget the Phytoplankton! May 5, 2019

niskin bottles on the rosette

NOAA Teacher at Sea Katie Gavenus Aboard R/V Tiglax April 26 - May 9, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently in transit from ‘Seward Line’ to ‘Kodiak Line’ Date: May 5, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 2305 Latitude: 57o …

Katie Gavenus: There’s More Than One Way to Catch a Copepod, May 2, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Katie Gavenus Aboard R/V Tiglax April 26 - May 9, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research projectGeographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently on the ‘Seward Line’Date: May 2, 2019 Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 2053 Latitude: 58o 53.2964’ N Longitude: 148o 34.4176’ W …

Katie Gavenus: Thinking Like A Hungry Bird, April 28, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Katie Gavenus Aboard R/V Tiglax April 26-May 9, 2019   Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research project Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska – currently on the ‘Middleton [Island] Line’ Date: April 28, 2019   Weather Data from the Bridge Time: 1715 Latitude: 59o 39.0964’ N Longitude: …

Katie Gavenus: Just Around the Corner (or two!): April 22, 2019

NOAA Teacher at Sea Katie Gavenus Aboard R/V Tiglax April 26 - May 9, 2019 Mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. Geographic Area of Cruise: Northern Gulf of Alaska (Port: Seward) Date: April 22, 2019 Personal Introduction Later this week, R/V Tiglax will depart the Homer Harbor in Homer, Alaska and begin the trip …

Ashley Cosme: The Ocean Stirs the Heart, November 8, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Ashley Cosme Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II August 31 – September 14, 2018 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: November 8th, 2018   My entire teaching career has been spent seeking ways to inspire my students to be happy, caring, thoughtful, and courageous stewards of the earth.  …

Anne Krauss: Tooth Truth and Tempests, September 30, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Anne Krauss Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II August 12 - August 25, 2018   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Western North Atlantic Ocean/Gulf of Mexico Date: September 30, 2018 Weather Data from Home Conditions at 1515 Latitude: 43° 09’ N Longitude: 77° 36’ W Barometric Pressure: 1026.3 …

Andria Keene: The sun is setting on my adventure! October 21, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Andria Keene Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II October 8 - 22, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Fall Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: October 21, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Date: 2018/10/21 Time: 12:52 Latitude: 029 23.89 N Longitude 094 14.260 W Barometric Pressure 1022.22mbar Air Temperature: …

Andria Keene: Let the fun begin! October 17, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Andria Keene Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II October 8 - 22, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Fall Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: October 17, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Date: 2018/10/17 Time: 13:10 Latitude: 027 39.81 N Longitude 096 57.670 W Barometric Pressure 1022.08mbar Air Temperature: …

Andria Keene: Steaming and Dreaming in Safety, October 12, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Andria Keene Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II October 8 - 22, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Fall Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Weather Data from the Bridge Date: 2018/10/12 Time: 14:58:22 Latitude: 27 37.15 N Longitude 091 23.21 W Barometric Pressure 1015.69mbar Relative Humidity 60 % Air Temperature: …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: That’s Why They Call It Fishing, September 30, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kristin Hennessy-McDonald Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15 - 30, 2018 Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 30, 2018     Science and Technology Log The past three days were light catch days.  One day, we only caught a snake fish, which, …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: Nurse Sharks, Tiger Sharks, and Sandbars, Oh My, September 27, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kristin Hennessy-McDonald Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15 - 30, 2018   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 27, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 2840.20N Longitude: 8439.79W Sea Wave Height: 0m Wind Speed: 2.2 knots Wind Direction: 39.04 degrees …

Martha Loizeaux: Sea You Soon, August 30, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Martha Loizeaux Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter August 22 - 31, 2018 Mission: Summer Ecosystem Monitoring Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast Atlantic Ocean Date: August 30, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude:  39.115 N Longitude:  74.442 W Water Temperature: 26.4◦C Wind Speed:  11.7 knots Wind Direction: SW Air Temperature: 28.2◦C Atmospheric Pressure:  1017.03 millibars Depth:  22 meters …