Home

Cruise Blogs

SOCCOM Glider


September 2017

Melissa MillerJoin Melissa Miller, a marine technician from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, as she sails on an South African icebreaker deploying SOCCOM floats in the South Atlantic.

 


July 2017

SOCCOM scientists are taking part in a GO-SHIP cruise deploying six SOCCOM floats across the Pacific Ocean from Sydney, Australia to Valparaiso, Chile.

GO-SHIP P6 blogVisit the GO-SHIP P6 blog to read about the adventures of scientists deploying SOCCOM floats on Leg 2 of the P6 cruise.

 

Isa RossoFollow Isa Rosso on her journey as co-chief scientist for Leg 1 of the GO-SHIP P06 cruise. Isa is a SOCCOM postdoc who also documented her 2016 experiences on an Australian cruise on her “Herder of Floats” blog.
 

Rebecca Beadling“From the Desert to the Sea” is the blog of Rebecca Beadling, a graduate student who uses models to study climate change at the University of Arizona. She’s stepping away from the computer to experience life at sea aboard the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer.


March 2017

Steve GriffiesDynOPO Cruise 2017 is the blog of Steve Griffies, a SOCCOM collaborator at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. A theorist and computer modeler, Steve is taking part in his first research cruise to experience the Southern Ocean firsthand.


December 2016

Follow a SOCCOM team in the Southern Ocean! Dr. Stephen Riser is the chief scientist of the cruise's SOCCOM team on a journey from Punta Arenas, Chile, to McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Greta Shum and Ted Blanco are the storytellers on board from Climate Central. You can follow Steve, Greta and Ted on their individual blogs:

Steve RiserFloating on the Southern Ocean is the blog of Steve Riser, a professor from the University of Washington who leads SOCCOM's float production effort and is the lead SOCCOM scientist on the cruise.

Greta Shum BlogSOCCOM at Sea is the blog of Greta Shum, a Research Analyst/Multimedia Journalist at Climate Central and a member of SOCCOM’s Broader Impacts team.
 

Ted BlancoShot on a Boat is the blog of Ted Blanco is a videographer at Climate Central and a member of SOCCOM's Broader Impacts team.

 


May 2016

Melissa Miller BlogMelissa Miller, a Scripps marine chemist supporting SOCCOM deployments on the GO-SHIP P16S cruise, offers her unique perspective on SOCCOM floats.
 


February 2016

Earle Wilson BlogEarle Wilson is a graduate student at the University of Washington. For the next 6 weeks, he will be on the R/V Revelle participating in the I08S repeat hydrography cruise.
 


January 2016

Isa Rosso BlogScripps postdoc Isa Rosso’s blog from onboard Australia’s RV Investigator sailing from Fremantle, Australia to Heard and McDonald islands in the South Indian Ocean.
 


December 2015 – January 2016

Veronica Tamsitts blogScripps graduate student Veronica Tamsitt’s blog from an NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative cruise based out of Punta Arenas, Chile.
 


December 2014 – January 2015

Hannah Zanowskis blogPrinceton graduate student Hannah Zanowski’s blog from a cruise on Germany’s R/V Polarstern that sailed from Cape Town, South Africa to McMurdo Station, Antarctica and back.