Student Blogs VISIONS’19

During the UW-NSF-OOI VISIONS’19 Cabled Array expedition, 13 undergraduate students from across the US and globe are participating in at-sea activities. For many, this is their first time at sea. Below, they share their experiences with you regarding this often life changing experience.

Keith Jiang

July 4, 2019             A 4 a.m. shift in the control van usually isn’t an exciting thing; you’d lose your chance to see the sunrise

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Katie Gonzalez

July 6 & 7, 2019 Well it’s finally happened. I’ve reached the point where I can no longer keep days of 24-hour periods separate in

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Eve Hudson

July 7, 2019 Ah, transit days. If yesterday was a feast of work, this is the famine that follows. In this case, though, that may

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Joshua Lai

June 28, 2019 It was the last day of the work on the ship. The moment is bittersweet. I’m sad to not be able to

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Chris Williams

 June 28, 2019 Hey everyone, welcome back to my final blog! My last day on the ship has been bittersweet. I’ve really enjoyed getting to

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Jacob Clairmont

June 28, 2019 Today is our last full day on the ocean and it is definitely a busy one. Since everything is coming to an

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Chelsea Meier

June 17, 2019: On June 16th, 2019 my day began with a student meeting. During the meeting we discussed proper shift behavior, such as reporting

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Lauren Schmahl

June 17, 2019 It’s crazy to believe that today is day six on the boat, meaning the cruise is almost over. We only have a

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Stephen Bray

July 17, 2019: What is this blog number five? Sure, why not I’m sticking with it. Anyways, today was pretty busy overall so taking some

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Hayden Amidon

June 17, 2019 3:24 pm I just woke up to do a CTD cast with Ramya, Stephen, and Hill. I’m writing this while we wait

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Kailey Busch

June 16, 2019: Today I finished reading one of the books I brought with me. I used to read a lot when I was younger,

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