S-280: Pacific Reef Expedition

May 22, 2018

S-280: Pacific Reef Expedition

S-280: Pacific Reef Expedition

SSV Robert C. Seamans
SSV Robert C Seamans

SSV Robert C. Seamans

Proposed cruise track for S-280, Pacific Reef Expedition.

The students of S-280, Pacific Reef Expedition, will join the Robert C. Seamans in Pape'ete, Tahiti by May 23rd. They will end their voyage in Honolulu, Hawaii around June 24th, after port stops in Rangiroa, Caroline Island, Kiribati, and Kiritimati.


Ralfs Beitans, Northeastern University
Tiffany Croucher, Eckerd College
Rowan DeWitt, Lake Forest CollegeCor
Kaleigh Duggan
Abril Fleitas, Northeastern University
Sofia Giordano, Loyola University
Ziyad Johnstone, St. John's College
Justin Kaashoek, Harvard University
Casidhe Mahuka, American Samoa Community College
Sarah McNamara, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Darlene Meli, American Samoa Community College
Riley Palmer, McDaniel College
Kristopher Paulson, University of Michigan, Flint
Natalie Jane Renfro, Purdue University
Francesca Sampino, American University
Andrew Shaw, Eckerd College
Yuchen Wang, The George Washington University
Shuo Wang, Wesleyan University
Kelly Watson, Penn State University Lehigh Valley
Zhechen Wu, Boston University
Nathaniel Yee, University of San Diego

Ship's Company

Captain: Pamela Coughlin
Chief Mate: Cassie Sleeper
2nd Mate: Rebecca Johnson
3rd Mate: Heather Kelleher
Engineer: Nate Bears
Assistant Engineer: Shana Grimes
Steward: Sabrina Hutchinson
Chief Scientist: Jeff Schell
Assistant Scientist: Gabo Page
Assistant Scientist: Farley Miller
Assistant Scientist: Nick Dragone
Research Assistant: Kelly Speare
Coral reef expert: Meagan Curtis. Marine Science Coordinator for American Samoa Community College

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