Anne Krauss: The Reel Whirl’d, September 15, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Anne Krauss Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II August 12 - 25, 2018   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Western North Atlantic Ocean/Gulf of Mexico Date: August 26, 2018 Weather Data from the Air Conditions at 0634 Altitude: 9585 meters Outside Temperature: -38 ℃ Distance to Destination: 362 …

Andria Keene: Awaiting Anchors Aweigh! September 26, 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: September 26, 2018   Weather Data for Tampa, Fl:  Latitude: 27º56’38”N Longitude: 82º30’12”W Temperature: 33º Partly Cloudy Winds Speed: S 4.34 knots 20% chance of rain   …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: Flotsam and Jetsam, September 23, 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 23, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 3006.07N Longitude: 08741.32W Sea Wave Height: 1m Wind Speed: 8.64 knots Wind Direction: 199.7 Visibility: 7 …

Mark Van Arsdale: Modeling the Ocean, September 24, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 24, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge 30 knot easterly winds, rain, waves to eight feet 60.20 N, 147.57 W (Prince William Sound) …

Mark Van Arsdale: Waking up Copepods, September 23, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 23, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Variable winds, partially cloudy, calm seas 60.20 N, 147.57 W (Prince William Sound)   Science Log Waking …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: Apex Predators, September 20, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Kristin Hennessy-McDonald Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II September 15-September 30, 2018   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: September 20, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 2759.75N Longitude: 09118.52W Sea Wave Height: 0m Wind Speed: 3.72 knots Wind Direction: 166.48֯ Visibility: 10 …

Mark Van Arsdale: Gelatinous Fireworks, September 21, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 21, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Partially cloudy skies, variable winds, calm seas to three feet 59.27 N, 143.89 W (Cape Suckling Line) …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: Engineer for a Day, September 18, 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 18, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 2901.62N Longitude: 0932.87W Sea Wave Height: 0m Wind Speed: 6.63 knots Wind Direction: 203֯ Visibility: …

Mark Van Arsdale: Sightings from the Flying Bridge, September 18, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 18, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Clear skies, calm seas 59.30 N, 146.15 W (Middleton Island Line)   Science Log Sightings from …

Kristin Hennessy-McDonald: Something Incredible, September 16, 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 16, 2018   Personal Introduction Greetings to those following my adventure from afar.  My name is Kristin Hennessy-McDonald, but my students and fellow faculty …

Mark Van Arsdale: What Makes Up an Ecosystem? Part IV – Jellies, September 16, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 16, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Mostly cloudy, winds variable 10 knots, waves four to six feet during the day, up to eight …

Ashley Cosme: Jaws! – September 13th, 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: September 13, 2018 Weather data from the Bridge: Latitude: 29 45.5N Longitude: 88 22.4W Wind speed: 4 Knots Wind direction: 060 (Coming from Northeast) Sky cover: Clear Visibility: …

Martha Loizeaux: Sensational Satellites, August 29, 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 29, 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 …

Mark Van Arsdale: What Makes Up an Ecosystem? Part III – Zooplankton, September 15, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 15, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Mostly cloudy, winds southerly 20 knots, waves to eight feet 57.56 N, 147.56 W (in transit from …

Mark Van Arsdale: What Makes Up an Ecosystem? Part II – Phytoplankton, September 14, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 14, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Mostly cloudy, winds variable 10 knots, waves to four feet 58.27 N, 148.07 W (Gulf of …

Justin Garritt: I Came, We Fished, I Learned. . . 2 Amazing Weeks Aboard Shimada: September 14, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 1-14, 2018 Mission: End of Hake Research Geographical area of cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Date: September 11-14, 2018: Day 11-14 Location: Off the coast of Newport, Oregon. End of research cruise. Throughout my life there have been moments when I recognize I am in the …

Mark Van Arsdale: What Makes Up an Ecosystem? Part I – Chemistry, September 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 26, 2018   Mission: Long Term Ecological Monitoring Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 13, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Clear skies, variable winds, swell 4-6 ft 59.58 N, 148.38 W (Gulf of Alaska Line)   …

Ashley Cosme: Special Situation Lights, September 11, 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: September 11, 2018 Weather data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28 40.5N Longitude: 91 08.5W Wind speed: 22 Knots Wind direction: 080 (East) Sky cover: Scattered Visibility: 10 miles …

Ashley Cosme: Otoliths, Ice Cream, and Annabelle – September 9, 2018

Ashley and shark

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: September 9, 2018 Weather data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28 08.58N Longitude: 92 24.27W Wind speed:  8.66 Knots Wind direction:  143 (from Southeast) Sky cover: Scattered Visibility:  10 …

Justin Garritt: Paired Trawling, X-raying, and The Galley Master: September 11, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 1-14, 2018 Mission: Hake Research Geographical area of cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Date: September 9-11, 2018: Day 7-9 Location: West of the Columbia River and Astoria, Oregon   Where Are We? After fishing off of the Straits of Juan de Fuca on Friday and Saturday, we …

Justin Garritt: Fishing Begins aboard!!! September 7, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 1-14, 2018 Mission: Hake Research Geographical area of cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Date: September 7, 2018 Location: Just South of the Straits of Juan de Fuca, Pacific Ocean Back at Home: To the KIPP Baltimore community. . .  I got this picture from Madison and …

Ashley Cosme: Haulback – September 7th, 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: September 7th, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28 30.4N Longitude: 95 07.0W Wind speed:  9 Knots Wind direction:  130 (from Southeast) Sky cover: Scattered Visibility:  …

Martha Loizeaux: Spectrophotometers and Eggplant Curry, August 28, 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 28, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude:  39.487 N Longitude:  73.885 W Water Temperature: 25.2◦C Wind Speed:  13.1 knots Wind Direction: WSW Air Temperature: 26.1◦C Atmospheric Pressure:  1017.28 millibars Depth:  30 meters Science and …

Mark Van Arsdale: Flexibility, September 5, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 - 27, 2018 Mission: Long-Term Ecological Research in the North Gulf of Alaska, aka The Seward Line Transects Geographic Area of Cruise: North Gulf of Alaska Date: September 5, 2018 Latitude: 61.3293° N Longitude: 149.5680° W Air Temperature: 60° F Sky: Clear Logistics Log When I read the instructions …

Justin Garritt: Precision in Science is Key. Calibrating Day and Ship Tour, September 5, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 5, 2018 Topic Today: Calibrating the Equipment and ship tour Geographical area of cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Today's Location and Weather: Beautiful sunny skies calibrating in Elliot Bay, Seattle, Washington Date: September 5, 2018 Today’s blog will focus on calibration and a …

Ashley Cosme: Deploying a Longline – September 4, 2018

Remora

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:  September 4th, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28 02.2N Longitude: 96 23.8W Wind speed: 13 Knots Wind direction: 080 (from North) Sky cover: Broken Visibility: 10 …

Anne Krauss: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Marine Debris? August 24, 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: August 24, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Conditions at 1705 Latitude: 29° 15.17’ N Longitude: 86° 11.34’ W Barometric Pressure: …

Ashley Cosme: E.T. Phone Home, September 2, 2018

Satellites

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: September 2nd, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 27.16233N Longitude: 94.45417W Wind speed: 10 Knots Wind direction: South Sky cover: Scattered Visibility: 10 miles Barometric pressure: 1012.5 …

Justin Garritt: What is NOAA and Why Are We Sailing? September 3, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt (Almost) aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 3, 2018 Geographical area of cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Date: September 3, 2018 Today was day two and my first full day on-board. I learned so much about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). I learned about what our ship, Bell M. …

Ashley Cosme: All Aboard! – August 31, 2018

Sitting by Ship

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: August 31st, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 28.378N Longitude: 90.05717W Wind speed: 10 Knots Wind direction: South Sky cover: Scattered Visibility: 10 miles Barometric pressure: …

Justin Garritt: Preparing to Sail, September 1, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Justin Garritt (Almost) aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada September 2-15, 2018 Geographic Area of Cruise: Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon Date: September 1, 2018 About My School and I: My name is Justin Garritt and I teach mathematics in Baltimore City at KIPP Ujima Academy. KIPP stands for Knowledge is Power …

Michelle Greene: Meet the Beakers, July 26, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Michelle Greene Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter July 19 – August 3, 2018   Mission: Cetacean Survey Geographic Area: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: July 26, 2018   Latitude: 40° 0.989" N Longitude: 67° 30.285" W Sea Surface Temperature: 22.1° C (71.8° F) Sailing Speed: 4.65 knots   Science and Technology Log …

Martha Loizeaux: Cool Science Tools and Drifter Buoy! August 26, 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 26, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 39.487 N Longitude: 73.885 W Water Temperature: 25.2◦C Wind Speed: 13.1 knots Wind Direction: WSW Air Temperature: 26.1◦C Atmospheric Pressure: …

Meredith Salmon: An Incredible Adventure! July 31, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 31, 2018 Latitude: 36.85°N Longitude: 76.28°W Air Temperature: 28°C Wind Speed:  4.2 knots Conditions: Cloudy Personal Log  We returned to Norfolk …

Meredith Salmon: Deciphering the Data! July 30, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 30, 2018 Latitude: 35.27°N Longitude: 73.24.°W Air Temperature: 27.5°C Wind Speed:  18.17 knots Conditions: Partly Sunny   Depth: 3742.65 meters Qimera …

Meredith Salmon: Remarkable ROVs, July 25, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 25, 2018 Latitude: 28.37°N Longitude: 63.15°W Air Temperature: 27.8°C Wind Speed:  9.7 knots Conditions: partly sunny   Depth: 5236.01 meters …

Roy Moffitt: Headed Home, Cruise Summary, August 25-26, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 - Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 25-26, 2018 Past - Current - Future locations/conditions: 72.5 North latitude: This past week we had 3-4 days of below freezing temperatures …

Martha Loizeaux: Salp Confidence, August 24, 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 24, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 40.15 N Longitude: 68.71 W Wind direction: NE Wind speed: 14 knots Water temperature: 23.8 degrees C Air pressure: 1023 …

Martha Loizeaux: Plankton Palooza, August 22, 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 22, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 991 N Longitude: 590 W Water Temperature: 22.3◦C Wind Speed: 1 knots Wind Direction: WSW Air Temperature: …

Tom Savage: Farewell Fairweather and the Drifter Buoy, August 23, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018     Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 23, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude  87  43.9 N Longitude - 152  28.3  W Air temperature: 12 C Dry bulb   12 C Wet bulb  11 …

Roy Moffitt: Walrus and Polar Bears on Ice, August 20, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 –  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 20, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening of August 20 - North west of Barrow Canyons, Beaufort Sea Air temp 28F, sea …

Roy Moffitt: Measuring Ocean Properties with the CTD, August 19, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 –  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 19, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening of August 19 - Edge of the Barrow Canyons in the Beaufort Sea Air temp …

Tom Savage: What Other Scientific Data is Collected Besides Ocean Floor Mapping? August 22, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018   Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 22, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude  55   44 N Longitude - 165  23.04  W Air temperature: 8 C Dry bulb   8 C Wet bulb  8 C …

Emily Cilli-Turner: Back on Land, August 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 24 – August 11, 2018   Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: August 13, 2018   Weather Data for Claremont, CA from National Weather Service: Latitude:  34.1368º N Longitude:  117.7076º W Wind Speed: 12 mph Wind Direction: …

Emily Cilli-Turner: Journey’s Coming to an End, August 9, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 24 – August 11, 2018   Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: August 9, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 60º28.02 N Longitude: 175º25.19 W Wind Speed: 8.77 knots Wind Direction:  236.54º (SW) Air Temperature:  …

Anne Krauss: The Oregon II Trail, August 16, 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: August 16, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Conditions at 1106 Latitude: 25° 17.10’ N Longitude: 82° 53.58’ W Barometric Pressure: …

Roy Moffitt: Viewing Sea Ice on an Icebreaker, August 17-18, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 -  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 17-18, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening of August 17 - North East of Point Barrow, Alaska Air temp 27F, sea depth  …

Ashley Cosme: Medusa and Loggerheads, and Sharks, OH MY! – August 19, 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: August 19th, 2018 Weather: The weather in Crown Point, IN is 80 degrees and sunny!   Introduction: According to Greek mythology, coral first originated in the Red Sea.  …

Tom Savage: What is Life Like aboard the Fairweather? August 17, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018     Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 17, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude  64   42.8 N Longitude - 171  16.8  W Air temperature: 6.2 C Dry bulb   6.2 C Wet bulb  6.1 …

Roy Moffitt: Bring in the Bongos, August 16, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 –  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 16, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening August 16 - Due west of Barrow, Alaska within sight of the coast Air temp …

Roy Moffitt: Life on a LEGO, August 14-15, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018 Mission: Healy 1801 –  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 14-15, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening August 15 - North- Northwest of Wainwright, Alaska Air temp 35F, sea depth  47m , surface …

Anne Krauss: All at Sea (But Learning Quickly), August 14, 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: August 14, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Conditions at 0030 Latitude: 25° 22.6’ N Longitude: 84° 03.6’ W Barometric Pressure: …

Tom Savage: The Physical Geography of the Aleutian Islands, August 16, 2015

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018     Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 16, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude  68   38.8 N Longitude - 166  23.8  W Air temperature: 10 C Dry bulb   10 C Wet bulb  8.9 …

Stephen Kade: How Sharks Sense their Food & Environment, August 9, 2018

Ampullae of Lorenzini and nostrils

NOAA Teacher at Sea Stephen Kade Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 23 – August 10, 2018   Mission: Long Line Shark/ Red Snapper survey Leg 1 Geographic Area: 30 19’ 54’’ N, 81 39’ 20’’ W, 10 nautical miles NE of Jacksonville, Florida Date: August 9, 2018 Weather Data from Bridge: Wind speed 11 …

Roy Moffitt: Calling in the Drones, August 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 –  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 13, 2018   Current location/conditions: Evening August 13 - northwest of Icy Point Alaska Air temp 34F, sea depth 45 m …

Meredith Salmon: Who’s Who Aboard the Okeanos: Part V, July 27, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 27, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.48°N Longitude: 62.41°W Air Temperature: 27.8°C Wind Speed:  10.5 knots Conditions: …

Mark Van Arsdale, How Big is Alaska Anyway? August 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Mark Van Arsdale Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson September 3–14, 2018 Mission: Bering Sea Juvenile Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Dutch Harbor, Alaska Date: August 13, 2018 Latitude: 61.3293° N Longitude: 149.5680° W Air Temperature: 56° F Sky: Rain (typical weather for August in AK) Personal Introduction My name is Mark Van Arsdale.  I …

Tom Savage: Surveying the Coastline of Point Hope, Alaska, August 12, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 12, 2018 Weather data from the Bridge Wind speed 8 knots Visibility: 10 nautical miles Barometer: 1010.5 mB Temp:  8.5 C     47 F Dry bulb 8   Wet …

Roy Moffitt: Catching the Tiny Fish in the Big Sea, August 10, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 - 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 -  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 10, 2018   Current location/conditions: mid day August 10 Air temp 45F, sea depth 59 m , surface sea water temp …

Eric Koser: Concluding Matters, July 17, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Eric Koser Aboard NOAA Ship Rainier June 22-July 9, 2018 Mission: Lisianski Strait Survey, AK Geographic Area: Southeast Alaska Date: July 17, 2018: 900 HRS   Weather Data From the Front Porch Lat: 44°9.48’          Long: 94°1.02’ Skies: Clear Wind 6 knots, 50° Visibility 10+ miles Seas: no seas! Water temp: no …

Roy Moffitt: Observing Whales Today and for the Next Year, August 8, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 – 25, 2018   Mission: Healy 1801 -  Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 8, 2018 Current location:/conditions Evening of August 8th: Near King Island, AK the most southern part of the trip - Air …

Roy Moffitt, 40 Scientists Embark from Nome, August 7, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Roy Moffitt Aboard USCGC Healy August 7 - 25, 2018 Mission: Arctic Distributed Biological Observatory Geographic Area: Arctic Ocean (Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea) Date: August 6 - 7, 2018   All Gather in Nome for the Expedition Launch August 6th: All of the science party arrived in Nome and gathered for …

Emily Cilli-Turner: Plenty of Fish in the (Bering) Sea, August 6, 2018

  NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 24 – August 11, 2018   Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: August 6, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 58 04.81 N Longitude: 174 06.88 W Wind Speed: 6.88 knots Wind Direction: 275.19 …

Thomas Savage: Which radars are used on the bridge? August 6, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Tom Savage NOAA Ship Fairweather August 6 – 23, 2018   Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, northwest Alaska Date: August 6, 2018 Weather data from the Bridge Wind speed 14 knots Visibility: 5 nautical  miles Barometer: 1007.5 mB Temp:  8.5 C     47 F Cloud Height: 10,000 …

Meredith Salmon: Who’s Who Aboard the Okeanos: Part IV, July 27, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 27, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.48°N Longitude: 62.41°W Air Temperature: 27.8°C Wind Speed:  10.5 knots Conditions: …

Meredith Salmon: Who’s Who Aboard the Okeanos: Part III, July 27, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 27, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.48°N Longitude: 62.41°W Air Temperature: 27.8°C Wind Speed:  10.5 knots Conditions: …

Meredith Salmon: Who’s Who Aboard the Okeanos: Part II, July 25, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Date: July 25, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.37°N Longitude: 63.15°W Air Temperature: 27.8°C Wind Speed:  9.7 knots Conditions: …

Emily Cilli-Turner: Catching Pollock with Mathematics! August 1, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 24 – August 11, 2018   Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: August 1, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 61 55.41 N Longitude: 172 48.34 W Wind Speed: 2.24 knots Wind Direction: 77.54 (NW) …

Emily Cilli-Turner: One Fish, Two Fish….Pollock Counting Techniques July 29, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 24 – August 11, 2018   Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: July 29, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 57° 10.46 N Longitude: 171° 58.29 W Wind Speed: 11.16 knots Wind Direction: 77.54° (NW) …

Meredith Salmon: CTDs and Cribbage! July 24, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.34°N Longitude: 64.14°W Air Temperature: 28.16°C Wind Speed:  17.34 knots Conditions: partly sunny   …

Meredith Salmon: Who’s Who Aboard The Okeanos Part I, July 23, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation   Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.34°N Longitude: 64.14°W Air Temperature: 28.16°C Wind Speed:  17.34 knots Conditions: Partly Sunny …

David Knight: Musings from Mission Viejo, July 28, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018   Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 28, 2018 Weather Data from Mission Viejo, California: Latitude: 33.64° Longitude: 117.62° Sea wave height: 1-2 ft Wind speed: 4 kts Wind direction: 90 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: 29.0°C Barometric pressure: …

Michelle Greene: Acoustics Team…Do You Hear What I Hear?

NOAA Teacher at Sea Michelle Greene Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter July 19 – August 3, 2018   Mission: Cetacean Survey Geographic Area: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: July 24-25, 2018   Latitude: 40° 2.629" N Longitude: 67° 58.954" W Sea Surface Temperature: 23.3° C (73.9° F) Sailing Speed: 1.80 knots   Science and Technology Blog: …

Meredith Salmon: Tour of the Bridge, July 20, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation   Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 29.01°N Longitude: 61.56°W Air Temperature: 27.7°C Wind Speed:  13.91 knots Conditions: Sunny   …

Meredith Salmon: Fun in the Sun with the Sunphotometer, July 19, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.39°N Longitude: 65.02°W Air Temperature: 28.3°C Wind Speed:  11.8 knots Conditions: Partly sunny   …

Meredith Salmon: Sonars, Sub-bottoms, and Summertime! July 18, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation   Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 29.03°N Longitude: 62.11°W Air Temperature: 27.5°C Wind Speed:  6.38 knots Conditions: Sunny Depth: …

Meredith Salmon: Let The Surveying Begin! July 15, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018 Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation   Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge Latitude: 28.12°N Longitude: 62.04°W Air Temperature: 27.0°C Wind Speed:  14.08 knots Conditions: Rain and clouds …

David Tourtellot: A Musical Perspective of Sonar, July 24, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Tourtellot Aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson July 9-26, 2018 Mission:  Hydrographic Survey – Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 24th, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29°09.1270’N Longitude: 093°46.5544’W Visibility: 5 Nautical Miles Sky Condition: 8/8 Wind: Direction: 70.1°, Speed: 13.3 knots Temperature: Seawater: 29.24°C Air: Dry …

Michelle Greene: Visual Sighting Team, July 23, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Michelle Greene Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter July 19 – August 3, 2018   Mission: Cetacean Survey Geographic Area: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: July 22-23, 2018 Latitude: 40° 35.213" N Longitude: 66° 6.692" W Sea Surface Temperature: 23.4° C (74.1° F) Knots: 7.85 knots Science and Technology Blog: The visual sighting …

Taylor Planz: A Story of Undocking, July 25, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 – 20, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and vicinity Date: July 25, 2018 at 10:25am Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 33.4146° N Longitude: 82.3126° W Wind: 1 mph N Barometer: 759.968 mmHg Temperature: 26.1° C Weather: Mostly cloudy, …

Stephen Kade: Looking Forward to NOAA Ship Oregon II, July 24, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Stephen Kade Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 26 - August 10, 2018   Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey Geographic Area: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 24, 2018 Personal Log Hello, My name is Stephen Kade, and I'm a middle school art teacher at OL Smith Middle School in Dearborn, Michigan. …

David Tourtellot: Draggin’ The Line, July 21st, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Tourtellot Aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson July 9-26, 2018 Mission:  Hydrographic Survey – Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 21st, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29° 11.6357’ N Longitude: 093° 55.9746’W Visibility: 10+ Nautical Miles Sky Condition: 6/8 Wind: Direction: 224°    Speed: 8.5 knots Temperature: …

Michelle Greene: Setting Sail on the Gordon Gunter, July 20, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Michelle Greene Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter July 20-August 3, 2018 Mission: Cetacean Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: July 20, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 41° 31.838′ N Longitude: 71° 19.018′ W Air Temperature:  26.7° C (80° F) Conditions: Sunny Science and Technology Log Beaked whales …

Taylor Planz: Teachers Must Give Progress Reports, July 20, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 – 20, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and vicinity Date: July 20, 2018 at 10:14am Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 64° 29.691′ N Longitude: 165° 26.275′ W Wind: 4 knots S Barometer: 767.31 mmHg Visibility: 10 nautical miles Temperature: …

Emily Cilli-Turner: Getting Ready for an Adventure! July 22, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Emily Cilli-Turner Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 25 – August 15, 2018 Mission: Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Dutch Harbor, Alaska Date: July 15, 2018 Personal Introduction: Hello!  My name is Emily Cilli-Turner and I will be aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson as a participant in the …

David Knight: All about the Fish! July 21, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018  Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 21, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 29° 11.4 Longitude: 80° 25.3 Sea wave height: 2-4 ft Wind speed: 14 kts Wind direction: 241 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: 26.0°C Barometric pressure: …

Taylor Planz: What’s It Like to Be a…, July 19, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 – 20, 2018  Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and vicinity Date: July 19, 2018 at 10:53am Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 65° 15.541′ N Longitude: 168° 50.424′ W Wind:  10 knots NW, gusts up to 20 knots Barometer:  765.06 …

Taylor Planz: Surveying 101, July 18, 2018

  NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 – 20, 2018  Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and vicinity Date: July 18, 2018 at 10:15am Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 66° 24.440′ N Longitude: 163° 22.281′ W Wind: 17 knots SW, gusts up to 38 knots Barometer: …

Jeff Peterson: The Work in the Western Gulf, July 15, 2018

 NOAA Teacher at Sea Jeff Peterson Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II July 9 – July 20, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 15, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Date: 2018/07/18 Time: 16:05:45 Latitude: 30 05.44 N Longitude: 085 52.76 W Speed over ground: …

Michelle Greene: Getting Ready for a Big Adventure, July 18, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Michelle Greene Aboard NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter July 19 - August 3, 2018   Mission: Cetacean Survey Geographic Area: Northeast U.S. Atlantic Coast Date: July 18, 2018   Latitude: 34° 18.967′ N Longitude: 79° 52.047′ W Temperature: 89° F (32° C) Tomorrow is the big day!  I am getting ready to …

Meredith Salmon: Xtreme XBTs, July 14, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Geographic Area:  Atlantic Ocean, south of Bermuda Date: July 14, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge - July 14, 2018 …

Meredith Salmon: Setting Sail! July 12, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Geographic Area:  Atlantic Ocean, south of Bermuda Date: July 12, 2018 Weather Data from the Okeanos Explorer Bridge - July 12, 2018 …

David Knight: Work Out and Work Up: Part II, July 18, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018 Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 18, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 29° 45.3' Longitude: 80° 22.5' Sea wave height: 1-3 ft Wind speed: 5 kts Wind direction: 241 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: 28 °C Barometric …

David Tourtellot: The Speed of Sound, July 15, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Tourtellot Aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson July 9-26, 2018 Mission:  Hydrographic Survey – Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 15th, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 28° 49.4115’N Longitude: 93° 37.4893’W Visibility: 10+ Nautical Miles Sky Condition: 4/8 Wind: Direction: 240°, Speed: 7 knots Temperature: Seawater: 31.7°C …

David Knight: Work Out and Work Up: Part I, July 17, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018   Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 17, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 30° 30.2 N Longitude: 80° 15.6 W Sea wave height: 1-2 ft Wind speed: 15 kts Wind direction: 187° Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: …

David Knight: Getting to Know the Pisces, July 16, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018 Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 16, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 32° 49.6 Longitude: 78° 52.4 Sea wave height: 1-2 ft Wind speed: 10 kts Wind direction: 59 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: 28.7 °C Barometric …

Pam Schaffer: Back on Dry Land- a Reflection, July 14, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea Pam Schaffer Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada [July 2-10, 2018] Mission: ACCESS Cruise Geographic Area of Cruise: North Pacific:  Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary All I can say about my NOAA Teacher at Sea experience is WOW- what an incredible experience.   Thank you to everyone at the NOAA …

Taylor Planz: Oodles of Jobs on NOAA Ship Fairweather, July 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 - 20, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and Vicinity Date: July 13, 2018 at 8:50am Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 64° 29.690' N Longitude: 165° 26.276' W Wind: 15 knots SW, gusts up to 25 …

David Knight: Water Hauls and Spaghetti, July 13, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018  Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 13, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 33° 26.6 N Longitude: 77° 02.02 W Sea wave height: 1- 3 ft Wind speed: 10.4 kts Wind direction: 39.9 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: …

Jeff Peterson: Learner at Sea: Day 1, July 9, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Jeff Peterson Aboard Oregon II July 9-July 20, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 9, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Date: 2018/07/12 Time: 16:16:53 Latitude: 28 48.11 N Longitude: 092 47.94W Barometric pressure: 1018.94 Relative humidity: 57 Air temperature: …

Joan Shea-Rogers: Land Ho! (Home), July 12, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Joan Shea-Rogers Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 1-10, 2018   Mission: Walleye Pollock Acoustic Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: July 12, 2018 Weather Data from Springfield, IL. Latitude: 39.7817ºN Longitude: 89.6501ºW Humidity: 49% Wind: s 7mph Visibility: 10 miles Air Temperature: 88ºF Sky: Sunny Science and Technology …

Brandy Hill: First Leg (hopefully not the last!) at Sea Complete: July 12, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Brandy Hill Aboard NOAA ship Thomas Jefferson June 25, 2018 – July 6, 2018   Mission: Hydrographic Survey- Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 12, 2018   Personal Conclusion It was wonderfully impressive listening to ENS Jacquelyn Putnam's orders to the Bridge while docking the …

David Knight: Scup and Grouper and Grunt, oh my!, July 10, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Knight Aboard NOAA Ship Pisces July 10-23, 2018 Mission: Southeast Fishery-Independent Survey Geographic Area: Southeastern U.S. coast Date: July 10, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 34 34.2’ Longitude: 76 56.6 W Sea wave height: 0 - 1 ft Wind speed: 7 kts Wind direction: 230 Visibility: 10 nm Air temperature: …

David Tourtellot: Out To Sea and Gathering Data, July 11, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea David Tourtellot Aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson July 9-26, 2018   Mission:  Hydrographic Survey – Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 11, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 28° 51.29'N. Longitude: 093° 44.54'W Visibility: 10+ Nautical Miles Sky Condition: 6/8 Wind: Direction: 285°, Speed: 4 knots Temperature: Seawater: …

Taylor Planz: Rocks are Red, Valleys are Blue, July 10, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Taylor Planz Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather July 9 - 20, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Point Hope, Alaska and Vicinity Date: July 10, 2018 at 5:30pm Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 64° 29.691' N Longitude: 165° 26.276' W Wind: 5 knots SW, gusts up to 12 …

Joan Shea-Rogers: Do You See What We See, July 10, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Joan Shea-Rogers Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 1-22, 2018   Mission: Walleye Pollock Acoustic Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: July 10, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 53ºN Longitude: 166ºW Sea Wave Height: 1.5 feet Wind Speed: 25 knots Wind Direction: SW Visibility: 15 Miles Air …

Joan Shea-Rogers: Do You Hear What They Hear, July 8, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Joan Shea-Rogers Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 1-22, 2018 Mission: Walleye Pollock Acoustic Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: July 8, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 53º N Longitude: 166ºW Sea Wave Height: 1.5 feet Wind Speed: 25 Knots Wind Direction: SW Visibility: 15 miles Air …

Lee Teevan: Getting Schooled in the Nature of Science, July 8, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lee Teevan Aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson July 1 – 21, 2018 Mission:  Pollock Acoustic-Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: East Bering Sea Date: 8 July 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 66 N Longitude:  166 W Sea Wave Height: 2ft Wind Speed: 25 knots Wind Direction: SW Visibility: 15 …

Pam Schaffer: Oceanographers Toolbox: What is a CTD? July 7,2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Pam Schaffer Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada [July 2-10, 2018] Mission: ACCESS Cruise Geographic Area of Cruise: North Pacific:  Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Weather Data from the Bridge Date July 7 2018 Time 1200  (noon) Latitude 37° 58.3’ N Longitude 123° 06.4’ W Present Weather/ Sky Cloudy Visibility (nm) 10 …

Pam Schaffer: Sampling the Food- Assessing Krill Populations July 5, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Pam Schaffer Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada July 2-10, 2018 Mission: ACCESS Cruise Geographic Area of Cruise: North Pacific:  Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary   Weather Data from the Bridge Date July 5 2018 Time 1100 Latitude 37 30.1’N Longitude 123 08.5’W Present Weather/ Sky Cloudy Visibility (nm) …

Pam Schaffer: Getting Our “Sea Legs” and Getting to Work, July 3, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Pam Schaffer Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada [July 2-10, 2018] Mission: ACCESS Cruise Geographic Area of Cruise: North Pacific:  Greater Farallones Nation Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Weather Data from the Bridge. Date July 3 2018 Time 1200  (noon) Latitude 37° 49.5’ N Longitude 122° 48.1’ W Present Weather/ Sky Cloudy Visibility (nm) 10 …

Joan Shea-Rogers: Ready, Set, Go… Fish, July 6, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Joan Shea-Rogers Aboard NOAA ship Oscar Dyson July 1-22, 2018 Mission: Walleye Pollock Acoustic Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date: July 6, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 56º20.3730N Longitude: 170.39 7756W Sea Wave Height: 3-4 feet Wind Speed: 18.87 Knots Wind Direction: 126º true Visibility: …

Meredith Salmon: The Final Countdown, July 5, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Meredith Salmon Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer July 12 - 31, 2018   Mission: Mapping Deep-Water Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Geographic Area of Cruise: Norfolk, Virginia to Bermuda Date: July 5, 2018  Weather Data from Home (Clarks Summit, PA) 41.4887°N, 75.7085°W Air …

Victoria Obenchain: Robots in the Arctic, July 5, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Victoria Obenchain Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather June 25th-July 6th, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest, Alaska Date: July 5, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge: Latitude: 61o 04.7’ N Longitude: 167o 53.5’ W Wind Speed: 4 Knots Wind Direction: South, southwest Visibility: 150 feet Air Temperature: …

Angela Hung: “The Solution to Pollution is Dilution”, July 3, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Angela Hung Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II June 27-July 5, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 3, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Conditions at 1610 Latitude: 29° 30’ N Longitude: 92° 51’ W Relative Humidity: 83% Temperature: 26° C …

Lacee Sherman: Teacher Grudgingly Back On Land, June 29, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Lacee Sherman  NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson June 6, 2018 - June 28, 2018   Mission: Eastern Bering Sea Pollock Acoustic Trawl Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Eastern Bering Sea Date:  June 29, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge of the California-based whale watching boat Islander on 7/2/18 at 08:29 Latitude: …

Victoria Obenchain: NOAA Corps Officers, July 3, 2018

Teacher at Sea Blog Victoria Obenchain Aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather June 25th-July 6th, 2018 Mission: Arctic Access Hydrographic Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Northwest, Alaska Date: July 3, 2018 Weather Data from the Bridge Lat.: 54o 53.1’ N Long.: 162o 30.8’ W Sea wave height: 1 foot Wind speed: 29 knots Wind direction: East, southeast …

Angela Hung: “Don’t Give it A Knife!”, June 30, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Angela Hung Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II June 27-July 5, 2018   Mission: SEAMAP Summer Groundfish Survey Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: June 30, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Conditions at 2112 Latitude: 28° 40’ N Longitude: 95° 43’ W Relative Humidity: 76% Temperature: 28.4° C …

Brandy Hill: How to Mow the Lawn and Needle Gunnin’, July 3, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Brandy Hill Aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson June 25, 2018 – July 6, 2018   Mission: Hydrographic Survey- Approaches to Houston Geographic Area of Cruise: Gulf of Mexico Date: July 3, 2018   Weather Data from the Bridge Latitude: 29° 17.5’ N Longitude: 094° 27.7’ W Visibility: 10+ NM Sky Condition: …

Pam Schaffer: Welcome Aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada, July 2, 2018

NOAA Teacher at Sea Pam Schaffer Aboard NOAA ship Bell M. Shimada July 2, 2018 – July 10, 2018   Today begins a nine day NOAA research cruise on NOAA ship Bell M. Shimada.  Presently, we're docked in San Francisco and will head out the gate at 0900 tomorrow.   I'm  really excited to be part of a …