S-299, Summer Session

June 17, 2021
S299

Ship's Log

Students enrolled in SEA Semester class S-299, SEA Summer Session, join the SSV Robert C. Seamans in San Diego, California on June 25th for a for a six week passage ending in San Diego on August 6th.

Students will sail along western seaboard of the United States, exploring marine biology, chemical and physical oceanographic processes, and marine plastic debris in the near-coastal environments of California and further offshore within the Northern Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Students will study the California Current System, upwelling along the continental margin, and processes within submarine canyons that provide deep-water access relatively close to shore. There are no port stops.

Students
Payton Schlewitt, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Rebecca Cox, Wellesley College
Haylie Schwarzenbach, Hawaii Pacific University
Nathan Miller, Franklin and Marshall College
Kelly Morgan, University of California, Berkeley
Jun Ru Anderson, Wellesley College
Sophia Garms, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Andrew Hoffman, Bates College
Kyla Perry, University of Vermont
Noah Rixom, Cornerstone Christian Academy
Christina Netta, New York University
Lexi Wagner, Roger Williams University
Emily Matthews, Washington and Lee University
Sarah Dettmer, St. John's College, NM
Ian Scott, Carleton College
Tadhg McKay, Boston University
Sam Fisher, Georgia Gwinnett College

Crew
Captain: Rick Miller
Chief Mate: Ava Stasiw
2nd Mate: Rebecca Rankin
3rd Mate: Darcy Cogswell
Engineer: Henry Cylkowski
Asst Engineer: Torey Jones
Steward: Lauren Heinen
Chief Scientist: Kelsey Lane
1st Scientist: Sophie Vallas
2nd Scientist: Emily Dailey
3rd Scientist: Duncan Jackson
Deckhand: Melia Matthews
Deckhand: TBA

Contact: Douglas Karlson, Director of Communications, 508-444-1918 | dkarlson@sea.edu

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