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Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #3

Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #3

Sunset during our last night. As a new marine science graduate student this Fall at USF College of Marine Science, I was very excited to embark upon my first research cruise experience. This was also my first time doing a hydrographic survey, so anticipation was high....

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Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #2

Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #2

Me reeling in the underway sound velocity profiler, a key piece of equipment on a mapping cruise. Our team has been underway for four days during which time we have been mapping in a target area outlined by NOAA’s Office of Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping (IOCM)...

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COMIT Scientists ‘Map the Gaps’

COMIT Scientists ‘Map the Gaps’

Above: Chief Scientist, Matthew Hommeyer (left), and FIO Science Technician, Andrew Warren, prepare to deploy the underway sound velocity profiler (underway SVP) towfish aboard the R/V W.T. Hogarth in February 2021. After three postponements due to COVID-19 and a slew...

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