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The information on this site is from the September 2011 Chief Scientist Training Workshop aboard the R/V Wecoma. If you are looking for information on the current Chief Scientist Training Workshop please visit http://csw.unols.org.
Hello there- This is Heather Beem, mechanical engineering graduate student at MIT/WHOI, and I’m reporting on initial testing of a flow sensor I’ve built. Rather than trying to collect samples at a specific location or time of day, I simply … Continue reading
Hi ho, oceanographer called Paul here, reporting on the pteropod (pelagic marine snail) situation. It seems that there are many free-swimming marine snails! One in particular called Limacina helicina keeps coming up in Tucker trawls, which are deployed from the … Continue reading
This is Laurel Childress reporting in on gravity cores. As part of my research to investigate the offshore and down-canyon transport of organic carbon we will be collecting several gravity and multi-cores from the upper, middle, and lower reaches of … Continue reading
Zoltan Szuts here, reporting on the design of the cruise plan. Once we were accepted to the cruise training program, the first order of business was coming up with a cruise plan. The science directs research cruises, and depending on … Continue reading