DynOPO 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.
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:
Floating 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.
SOCCOM 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.
Shot on a Boat is the blog of Ted Blanco is a videographer at Climate Central and a member of SOCCOM's Broader Impacts team.
Melissa Miller, a Scripps marine chemist supporting SOCCOM deployments on the GO-SHIP P16S cruise, offers her unique perspective on SOCCOM floats.
Earle 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.
Scripps 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
Scripps graduate student Veronica Tamsitt’s blog from an NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative cruise based out of Punta Arenas, Chile.
December 2014 – January 2015
Princeton 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.