Interview


A Warm Eddy Swirling in the Cold Labrador Sea

A Warm Eddy Swirling in the Cold Labrador Sea

Amy Bower is traveling to the Labrador Sea to install a mooring with novel carousels that will autonomously release profiling floats into passing warm eddies. She has also forged an innovative outreach partnership with the Perkins School for the Blind, including an expedition Web sight for students with visual impairments.

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Summer Under Arctic Ice

Summer Under Arctic Ice

This month, an international team of scientists and engineers are exploring the seafloor of the Arctic Ocean while cruising aboard…

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Worlds Apart, But United by the Oceans

Worlds Apart, But United by the Oceans

Jian Lin came of age in an era of both geological and political seismic shifts in China, experiencing the deadliest earthquake in the 20th century in Tangshen in 1976 and the Cultural Revolution in the 1970s. Then he immigrated to America and came full circle in 2005 to become the first U.S. scientist to co-lead a Chinese deep-sea research cruise.

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Building an Automated Underwater Microscope

Building an Automated Underwater Microscope

A conversation with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution biologist Heidi Sosik about her work studying phytoplankton ecology in the coastal ocean and the new instrument, the Imaging FlowCytobot, that she and biologist Rob Olson developed. Sosik describes the importance of phytoplankton to the food web and ecology of the coastal ocean, and how this new instrument, which will be deployed this summer, represents a breakthrough in year-round monitoring of coastal phytoplankton communities.

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Bosun Wayne Bailey

MAY 25, 2005 Wayne is in charge of all deck activities on R/V Atlantis. He oversees the movement of heavy equipment…

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Stace Beaulieu

MAY 22, 2005 Where did you grow up and how did that place influence your interest in ocean science? I…

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Chief Steward Carl Wood

JUNE 1, 2003 Carl Wood’s title on RV Atlantis is Chief Steward. But his real role on the ship includes so much…

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First Mate Mitzi Crane

FEBRUARY 2, 2000 Being the First Mate of RV Atlantis carries a great deal of responsibility.  Besides being the second-in- command of…

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Hans Schouten

Senior Scientist, Geology and Geophysics Department JANUARY 31, 2000 Dr. Hans Schouten is a Senior Scientist in the Geology and…

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Captain George Silva

JANUARY 15, 2000 The captain, or Master, of a ship is responsible for the safety of all the people and smooth…

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