UNOLS Cruise Opportunity Program

  • photo by Uriel Zajaczkovsky, UCSD

Welcome to the UNOLS Cruise Opportunity Program Webpage!

The primary goal of the UNOLS Cruise Opportunity Program is to provide graduate students currently completing a degree in a field of oceanographic research with the opportunity to participate in a research cruise. The participant will be a member of the scientific party and be involved in data collection and all other activities at sea. It is envisioned that the graduate student will be familiar with the science to be conducted at sea, and thus, form new collaborations and potentially develop new research directions. To be eligible to participate in this program, the graduate student must currently be studying at a U.S.-based institution and have either a U.S. Passport or a U.S. Work Visa.  Please note that at this time the UNOLS Office is unable to provide travel funds; your advisor or institution may have some ideas.

Note to PIs:  If you have empty bunks on your cruise, please consider making them available to graduate students. Contact the UNOLS Office to coordinate. Thank you!

To apply, please review the opportunity listed below and fill out an application form by the deadline listed.

To be notified when new cruise opportunities become available, please sign up for the Cruise Opportunity email list

There are currently 3 cruise opportunities available at this time.

Cruise Title

Bering Sea Jellyfish

Cruise Dates

June 25 - July 4 2018

Ship Name

Sikuliaq

Chief Scientist

Hongsheng Bi

Start Port / End Port

Nome, AK / Dutch Harbor, AK

Cruise Description

The goal of our project is to estimate the demographic structure and age-specific abundances of Chrysaora melanaster, to understand their population recruitment patterns (e.g., recruitment timing, survival rate).

No. Bunks Available

2

Application Deadline

June 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Title

Bering Sea Jellyfish

Cruise Dates

September 1 - September 9, 2018

Ship Name

Oceanus

Chief Scientist

Hongsheng Bi

Start Port / End Port

Dutch Harbor, AK / Dutch Harbor, AK

Cruise Description

The goal of our project is to estimate the demographic structure and age-specific abundances of Chrysaora melanaster, to understand their population recruitment patterns (e.g., recruitment timing, survival rate).

No. Bunks Available

2

Application Deadline

July 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise Title

ADEON

Cruise Dates

October 31 - November 21, 2018

Ship Name

Endeavor

Chief Scientist

Jennifer L. Miksis-Olds

Start Port / End Port

Narragansett, RI - Narragansett, RI

Cruise Description

The goal of our project is to establish an ecosystem observation network that provides baseline monitoring and supports predictive modeling of the soundscape and its relationship to marine life and the environment of the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas. 

No. Bunks Available

2

Application Deadline

July 31, 2018