research cruise

Teachers join UGA Skidaway Institute research cruises

JoCasta Green became a teacher after she was told as a child she couldn’t be a scientist because she was a girl. In May, the pre-K teacher from Decatur, Georgia, achieved a small piece of her childhood dream by joining a research cruise on board the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s Research Vessel… 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.  

 

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 »

 

Skidaway Institute scientists cruise Florida’s ‘Big Bend’

“It’s a really exciting place to do oceanography, because you can throw almost any kind of instrument over the side, and it will come up with observations that lead to new science,” said Skidaway Institute scientist Catherine Edwards. A former postdoctoral fellow at Florida State University, Edwards describes her recent research cruise to the little-studied… Read more »