[pccgrads] Research cruise opportunity in Fall 2017
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.
> Janet Sprintall
> Scripps Institution of Oceanography
> 9500 Gilman Drive
> La Jolla CA 92093-0230
> jsprintall at ucsd.edu
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