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Returning to Sea

Aug 13, 2011 | Gulf of Alaska Project | 0 comments

by Wyatt Fournier from the Northwest Explorer


We departed Juneau on September 3rd on board the Northwest Explorer. Our science crew for this portion of the survey is a diverse group of seasoned researchers, returning scientists, graduate students, and volunteers.


From left to right: Dave McGowan, University of Washington PhD student studying fisheries acoustics; Wyatt Fournier, Chief Scientist and Research Fisheries Biologist for the Ecosystem Monitoring and Assessment Program (NOAA); Jen Nemura, Fisheries Acoustics Researcher for the University of Washington; Mike Neary, Seabird Observer and recent graduate of Le Moyne College in New York; Eric Wisegarver, Fisheries Oceanographer for the Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations Program (NOAA); and Shari Mullen, University of Maryland Eastern Shore PhD student in the NOAA Graduate Science Program.

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