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November 17, 2020
A group of researchers have found that the ocean floor around Bering Strait still seems to be capturing billions of bits of carbon that might otherwise lead to an even warmer planet.
May 23, 2019
Mud wasn’t the only thing students got their hands on. The undergraduates helped to sample the water column and ocean life at two deep locations (3,000 m and 600 m water depth) off the Oregon continental shelf, in addition to conducting a hydrographic survey along the Newport Hydrographic Line, a series of sampling stations that have been active for nearly 60 years.
October 12, 2016
It’s been an incredible 28 days, full of good science, collaboration, and wildlife and ice viewing. Special thanks to the National Science Foundation, the R/V Sikuliaq, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission, Oregon State University, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for making this trip possible
October 10, 2016
As the timing of our science projects got shifted from encountering ice and equipment that didn’t always perform as expected, we ended up with time to allow a side trip to go and walk around on a piece of sea ice.
September 29, 2016
Her students have questions, 6th grade science teacher Ms. Callaghan has answers from aboard the R/V Sikuliaq.
September 7, 2016
Today is our first full day at sea after leaving the port of Nome yesterday morning. We’re traveling through the Bering Strait, headed toward a mooring about 30 miles off of Barrow, Alaska. (The mooring is actually that of Robert Pickart, a well known physical oceanographer who isn’t on this cruise.)