New to planning oceanographic field work? Wondering how to request research vessel time, or to request a submersible or ROV? Needing samples or wire-time to initiate a research project? If so, take part in the “2013 UNOLS Chief Scientist Training Cruise”. This cruise and a pre-cruise information short course will instruct early career marine scientists including PhD students on how to effectively plan for, acquire, utilize, and report on time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education. The full program will take place from October 16 - 25, 2013, beginning and ending at the University of Rhode Island Marine Operation Facilities in Narragansett, RI, and will include a 7-day cruise on the R/V Endeavor to at sea locations in the Middle Atlantic Bight. Small stipends are provided for participant travel costs (from within the U.S. only), research supplies and shipping. However, space is limited. To apply you must be an employee or student at a U.S. institution or a U.S. citizen working abroad. To apply, complete and submit the following form by April 1st, 2013. Pre-cruise planning will follow.
To be considered, applications must be received by April 1st, 2013.