May 12, 2018

Embarking on this expedition, I was filled with excitement, wonder, and hope. There was nothing that could prepare me for the week I would actually have. If it weren’t for our amazing professors the trip would have been a total wash. Nonetheless, we set out Tuesday eve...

May 12, 2018

This was my first time on a research vessel and the new, up-to-date R/V Hogarth did not disappoint. With nine other women by my side we were ready to get to work. Even though our travel plans changed, our spirit did not. We were able to embrace the dynamics of science...

May 12, 2018

Few days back from my FIRST research cruise! The one thing all my peers have said time and time again…. Something ALWAYS goes wrong during field work. This was the case, as mother nature did not want to cooperate with us. Even so, we were able to deploy a tucker trawl...

May 12, 2018

During the first week of my post-undergraduate life, I spent a week on the R.V. Hogarth on a research cruise initially intended to sail to the Dry Tortugas. This opportunity provided me with a unique field work experience where our goal was to collect data, analyze the...

May 12, 2018

Having the opportunity of being a participant in a research cruise for undergraduate students was an unique experience. Even though mother nature was not on our side this time and we could not achieve our goals, we were able to perform a few trawls and collect a few sa...

May 12, 2018

For my first research cruise I was supposed to end up in the Dry Tortugas working day and night to collect ample data to address my research question: How does biodiversity vary between different habitats based on substrate type, depth, and distance from shore? The fun...

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