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Field Research

I have conducted oceanographic measurements at sea using a wide range of vessels ranging in length from 30 to 300 feet and for periods of hours to weeks. I began my seagoing career as a graduate student attending cruises off northern California and in the Yellow and East China Seas. I have worked off both the east and west coasts of the United States, and in the Southern Ocean south of New Zealand.

R/V Oceanus, Chief Scientist, ONR Inner Shelf, Pt. Sal, CA, October 4-14, 2017.

R/V Oceanus, Chief Scientist, ONR Inner Shelf, Pt. Sal, CA, September 3-18, 2017.

R/V Oceanus, ONR Inner Shelf testing, September 23-24, 2016.

R/V Oceanus, Chief Scientist, NSF Inspection, August 4, 2016.

R/V Oceanus, Ocean Observatories Initiative, October 8, 2015.

R/V Oceanus, Ocean Observatories Initiative, October 9-10, 2014.

R/V Oceanus, Chief Scientist, NSF Inspection, May 8, 2014.

 

R/V Oceanus, Oregon shelf, install inshore mooring for Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), April 17, 2014.

 

R/V Oceanus, Chief Scientist, Oregon shelf, deploy autonomous vertical profiling mooring for Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) test, November 6, 2013.

 

C/V Miss Linda, Reedsport, Oregon, baseline monitoring of proposed wave energy site, September 18, 2009.

 

R/V Elakha, Oregon shelf, autonomous underwater glider operations, April 2006–present.

 

R/V Point Sur, Chief Scientist, central Oregon shelf, testing of autonomous vertical profiling mooring, May and September 2007.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, central Oregon shelf, testing of autonomous vertical profiling mooring and deployment of OrCOOS buoy, July 2006, April 2007, October 2010, May 2011, June 2011.

 

R/V Elakha, Oregon shelf, testing and deployment of autonomous underwater vehicle glider, May-August 2005.

 

R/V Elakha, Oregon shelf, inner-shelf dynamics and hypoxia, July 2004.

 

R/V New Horizon, off northern Oregon, study of cross-shelf circulation using subsurface dye releases tracked by MiniBAT and ADCP, June-July 2003.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off central Oregon, SeaSoar/ADCP/bioacoustic surveys and zooplankton net sampling during COAST, January-February 2003.

 

R/V Roger Revelle, Chief Scientist, off Oregon and northern California, SeaSoar/ADCP/bioacoustics sampling as part of the GLOBEC Northeast Pacific program, August 2002.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off central Oregon, SeaSoar/ADCP/bioacoustic surveys and zooplankton net sampling during COAST, May-June and August 2001.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off central Oregon, testing of fiber-optic tow cable for SeaSoar for use during COAST, January 2001.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off Oregon and northern California, SeaSoar/ADCP/bioacoustics sampling as part of the GLOBEC Northeast Pacific program, July-August 2000.

 

R/V Wecoma, Co-Chief Scientist, off Oregon and northern California, SeaSoar/ADCP/bioacoustics sampling as part of the GLOBEC Northeast Pacific program, May-June 2000.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off Oregon coast, SeaSoar/ADCP/turbulence sampling as part of the OSU NOPP project “Prediction of Wind-Driven Coastal Circulation”, July 1999.

 

R/V Oceanus, Co-Chief Scientist, Georges Bank, SeaSoar/ADCP surveys and subsurface float deployments as part of GLOBEC, March-April and June-July 1999.

 

R/V Roger Revelle, at the Antarctic Polar Front south of New Zealand, SeaSoar/ADCP surveys as part of SOJGOFS, October-November 1997.

 

R/V Wecoma, Co-Chief Scientist, off central Oregon, testing of deep-capability SeaSoar and optical instruments for use during Southern Ocean JGOFS, July 1997.

 

R/V Endeavor, Chief Scientist, in Middle Atlantic Bight south of Martha’s Vineyard, conduct rapid hydrographic, optical and microstructure surveys of the continental shelf and slope using SeaSoar with new optical and microstructure (MicroSoar) instruments aboard, during the ONR Coastal Mixing and Optics Accelerated Research Initiative, August-September 1996 and April-May 1997.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, testing of new optical and microstructure (MicroSoar) instruments for use aboard SeaSoar during the upcoming ONR-sponsored Coastal Mixing and Optics Accelerated Research Initiative, August 1995 and May 1996.

 

R/V Wecoma, Chief Scientist, off central Oregon, SeaSoar/ADCP surveys as part of the NSF-sponsored Separation of a Coastal Jet program, August 1994, May and August, 1995.

 

R/V Wecoma, Co-Chief Scientist, off northern California, SeaSoar/ADCP surveys as part of the ONR-sponsored Eastern Boundary Current (EBC) Accelerated Research Initiative, June and August, 1993.

 

R/V Wecoma, off Oregon, testing SeaSoar for the EBC and TOGA-COARE field programs, May and July, 1992.

 

R/V Thomas G. Thompson, Yellow Sea, part of a study of the Water Structure and Circulation in the Yellow and East China Seas, Jan–Feb 1986.

 

R/V Wecoma, off northern California, part of the Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment (CODE) program, Aug 1982.