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Sampling Cells on the High Seas

by Sean A. Ahoy from the North Atlantic! I am a University of Georgia graduate student in Elizabeth Harvey’s lab at UGA Skidaway Institute, and I study phytoplankton, the microscopic cells that power life in the ocean. Currently, I am sailing across the Atlantic Ocean for a month on the Research Vessel Atlantis. I am… Read more »

 

Black Gill cruise video on YouTube

It’s been a month and a half since we completed the fall Black Gill research cruise, but we’re finally getting around to posting a video on the day. Click on the photo to view the video on YouTube.  

 

Cruising the North Atlantic in November

Skidaway Institute researcher Elizabeth Harvey is one week into a five-week-long North Atlantic research cruise. Here is the latest post from the cruise blog, including a picture of Liz in the blue parka.

 

Nice article on black gill research

We had a nice article on the front page of the Savannah Morning News this week. The article dealt with our recent black gill research cruise.

 

Fresh fish and dirty laundry

Skidawawy Institute Clifton Buck continues is account of his lengthy cruise across the South Pacific from Ecuador to Tahiti. Ahoy There! Current Position: S 15.75’ W 105.08’ It’s another Sunday at sea and we are transiting between Stations 15 and 16. Many in the science party use these 10-12 hour lulls in the action to… Read more »

 

More cruisin' across the South Pacific

Skidaway Institute scientist Clifton Buck is on a lengthy research cruise in the South Pacific and is blogging about his experience. Ahoy There! Current Position: S 12 0.1067’ W 93 27.6890’ We are now a quarter of the way through our trip and the sun has finally begun to shine. The first two weeks were… Read more »

 

Blogging on a Pacific Ocean cruise

Skidaway Institute scientist Clifton Buck has just begun a 57-day research cruise that will take him from Ecuador to Tahiti. He will be updating this blog with accounts of his trip. Ahoy There! I am will be spending the next two months aboard the University of Washington’s scientific Research Vessel Thomas Thompson  My shipmates and… Read more »

 

Barents Sea Cruise 5-1-13

Skidaway Institute scientists Marc Frischer and Jens Nejstgaard are participating in a research cruise in the Barents Sea, north of Norway. This is an account of the experience from Marc. First day of the cruise.  Everyone is excited and anxious.  We were all on board the ship by 9:00am and busy scurrying around making final… Read more »

 

Teachers at sea

It has been a busy summer on board the R/V Savannah. One cruise involved some teachers, who blogged about their experience. This is fairly interesting.