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Blogs from the SSV Corwith Cramer

The Infinite Distance Glitch

2022-06-09T08:25:07-05:00May 19, 2022|

Kly (Kluivert) Suquino  Ship's Log Noon Position: Woods Hole Dock Ship Heading: N/A Ship Speed: N/A Taffrail Log (nm): N/A Weather/Wind/Sail plan: Light Rain and Cloudy/ N/A/ Docked Imagine that you are about to embark on a scientific journey through the North Atlantic. In order to [...]

Type II Fun

2022-06-09T08:20:13-05:00May 11, 2022|

Amir Graupe, Quach & University of Illinois Ship's Log Noon Position 41°46.4’N x 070°30.8’ W Ship Heading Per Mate’s Orders Taffrail Log RIP Weather / Wind / Sail Plan 8.8°C, Winds NExE, Force 4, Motoring, Storm Trys’l, Maevestays’l, and Thanestays’l Description of location Cape Cod Canal Souls on Board [...]

Quach Above

2022-06-09T08:20:13-05:00May 10, 2022|

C-Watch: Quach, Quach & Quach Ship's Log Noon Position 42° 35.8’ N x 070° 40.1’ W Ship Heading At anchor Ship Speed At anchor Taffrail Log RIP Weather / Wind / Sail Plan NE winds F5, 12 degrees with 3 8ths of Cirrus clouds. No sails up, we are at anchor. [...]

The good stuff

2022-06-09T08:20:12-05:00May 8, 2022|

Posy LaBombard, C-Watch QUATCH & Mount Holyoke College Ship's Log Noon Position 43dg35.2'N x 069dg50.2'W Ship Heading NA Ship Speed NA Taffrail Log 2423.5 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Calm seas, clear skies. Description of location Near Cabbage Island, ME Souls on Board Happy Mother’s Day from [...]

Land Ho! And Other Assorted Chilly Willies!

2022-06-09T08:20:12-05:00May 7, 2022|

Gabriel Packer, B watch, Eckerd College Ship's Log Noon Position 43°43.6’N x 069°28.6’W Ship Heading NA Ship Speed 0 Taffrail Log 2423.5 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Cold/ High winds/ Sailing under the mainstays’l and storm trys’l Description of location Anchored in Linekin Cove in the Gulf of [...]

Sensing the Sea

2022-06-09T08:20:14-05:00May 6, 2022|

Isabelle Cadene, A Watch, Roger Williams University Alum Ship's Log Noon Position 42° 15.20’ N x 70° 20.98’ W Ship Heading 032 PSC Ship Speed 5 knts Taffrail Log 2302.7 Weather / Wind / Sail Plan Light and Variable/Calm/Fore and main stays’ls Description of location Stellwagen Bank Souls on [...]

Blogs from the SSV Robert C. Seamans

A Great Oceanic Eye

2022-06-01T20:37:49-05:00May 28, 2022|

A Great Oceanic Eye Regina Kong Saturday, May 28, 2022 Sometime after midnight, bioluminescence comes into full bloom. Flecks of dinoflagellate-produced light flicker on the inky waves, disappearing as quickly as they appear, like a magic trick, a wink, a blink of a great oceanic eye. During my last dawn watch, I paused for a moment as force 4 [...]

How Big Is the Ocean?

2022-06-01T20:41:07-05:00May 27, 2022|

How Big Is the Ocean? Friday, May 27, 2022 Tanvi Dutta Gupta On a boat headed nowhere, we begin to talk about teleportation. It’s dawn watch, the six hour shift from 1 am to 7 am where the largest event is watching the first lights come to the horizon and the stars wheel out of sight, and we’re [...]

Hello from Kingman Reef!

2022-06-01T20:34:37-05:00May 26, 2022|

Hello from Kingman Reef! Jessie Kaull Thursday, May 26, 2022 After spending yesterday afternoon capturing stunning videos of some curious sharks on the reef using the ROV and an evening enduring some wet & windy (40 knots) squalls, it’s cleared up to be a blue-sky day here on the RCS. In fact, today’s been full of excitement – we’re [...]

Falling in Love

2022-05-27T08:34:49-05:00May 24, 2022|

Dakota Riemersma Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Today concludes our stay at Palmyra. In this moment, preparing to leave the comfort of the lagoon, I feel as if I am leaving something very special behind. I think it's fair to say that many aboard the RC Seamans have fallen in love with Palmyra. The [...]

25 Way(ves) to Describe the Ocean:

2022-05-27T08:35:55-05:00May 22, 2022|

Matthew Mettias Sunday, May 22, 2022 Liquid land Sea blanket "Puka" (dimple of sorts) in/on a Perfect Plane Mother Nature's Gatorade Flooded/Fully-Filled Trench Read more at the Stanford@SEA blog

From Safe Harbor in Palmyra

2022-05-27T08:38:49-05:00May 19, 2022|

Barbara Block, Prothro Professor of Marine Science Thursday, May 19, 2022 After 1400 nm of sailing south from Hawaii at an average speed of approximately 6.5 knots- in seas that ranged between Beaufort 4 and 7 for most of the trip we are finally here at the Marine Protected Area known as Palmyra [...]

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