Cruise Report S-220 : scientific data collected aboard SSV Robert C. Seamans, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas – Papeete, Tahiti, 26 November 2008 – 3 January 2009
This cruise report provides a summary of scientific activities aboard the SSV Robert C. Seamans during cruise S-220 (26 Nov 2008 – 3 Jan 2009). The cruise served as the second half of the 12-week Sea Semester: Oceans and Climate program with Sea Education Association (SEA), during which extensive oceanographic sampling was conducted for both student research projects (Table 1) and the ongoing SEA research program. Students examined physical, chemical, biological, and environmental oceanographic characteristics in accordance with their written proposals and presented their results in a final poster session and papers.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas – Papeete, Tahiti, 26 November 2008 – 3 January 2009