program offers hands-on exploration of the California coast
and San Francisco Bay estuary aboard world-class research vessel
A mini-course that includes seven days of land-based introduction
to the physical and biological oceanography of the Bay at the Romberg
Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, followed by a nine-day voyage
aboard the tall ship and distinguished research vessel, Robert C. Seamans.
Students will collect oceanographic data along the California coastline
from San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles and learn to operate sophisticated
research equipment while living, working and running the traditionally
rigged sailing vessel.
program is offered through a partnership of San Francisco State University’s
Tall Ship Education Academy and Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental
Studies, with the Sea Education Association.
August 1 -19, 2005
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies and on the Pacific
Recent juniors, seniors and high school graduates who have completed
two years of lab science are eligible. Cost of $3,200 includes college
course tuition, room and board during the voyage and return transportation
from Los Angeles.
and more information contact the Tall Ship Education Academy at 415/405-3703
or firstname.lastname@example.org or