[pccgrads] Research cruise opportunity in Fall 2017

Kyla Drushka kdrushka at apl.uw.edu
Tue Aug 29 16:08:22 PDT 2017

Please see the email below from Janet Sprintall, a researcher at Scripps
Institution of Oceanography who is looking for a graduate student to
help with a 5-week research cruise in the tropical Pacific Ocean this

The cruise leaves from San Diego. Janet will provide return air-fare to
San Diego and cover
per diem and accommodation for 2 days before and 2 days after the cruise.

If you are interested, please contact Janet directly: jsprintall at ucsd.edu.


> -------- Forwarded Message --------


> Hi All,


> I am looking for a volunteer to join the SPURS-2 research cruise on the R/V

> Revelle departing San Diego on 16 October 2017 and returning to San Diego on 17

> November 2017.


> The objective of the NASA funded SPURS-2 experiment is to understand the fate

> of freshwater deposited on the sea surface as rainfall. The study site is the

> region around 125W,10N in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, within the

> Intertropical Convergence Zone. There are multiple cruise activities including

> mooring work, autonomous drifter and gliders and underway sampling from a CTD.

> Lots of good stuff! And you would be sailing with many excellent scientists and

> the NASA Physical Oceanography program manager!


> Please let me know if you or a colleague are interested in joining my team and

> participating in SPURS. Happy to provide more details.


> best,

> Janet


> Janet Sprintall

> Scripps Institution of Oceanography

> 9500 Gilman Drive

> La Jolla CA 92093-0230

> jsprintall at ucsd.edu

> 1-858-8220589

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