Earth and Oceanographic Science
The Earth and Oceanographic Science major recently set out on a six-week, 3,000-nautical-mile voyage, under sail, from New Zealand aboard the SSV Robert Seamans, a 134-foot research vessel operated by the Sea Education Association.
The project is sharing in a near-million dollar grant to study Maine’s coastline and ocean. The funds were awarded by the Maine Sea Grant College Program.
From plate tectonics to molecular ecology, from the history of jazz to Asian Communism, from game theory to the French Revolution, the candidates span a wide variety of subjects.
King is carrying out environmental research during a six-week voyage in New Zealand waters with a group of undergraduates from throughout the US.
Paper showing how deep sea conditions can be affected by climate change is published in the journal ‘Paleoceanography.’ Serrato Marks is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute joint program.