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Garrrett Buckley '15

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Day 4

These past two days have been very exciting. Yesterday, we went to the north sound to see the juvenile lemon sharks and stingrays. Later that afternoon, we went to the baths which are rocks formed millions of years ago by liquid magma. These rocks had eroded away to form a beautiful cave which we were able to walk through....

Day 1 I Take A Trip Down Memory Lane

Today started off with a beautiful sunrise and a constant greeting from the two roosters that live under our hut. After a quick car ride to another hotel, we met up with Casey, Jeff, and the other dive instructors we would be enjoying this amazing week with. After a nourishing breakfast, we had a brief presentation and each of...

Day one, I explore the great chimney.

Today, we woke up and boarded our taxi to go to breakfast and our last classroom lesson. In the class, we got a quick fish I.D. Lesson and we got debriefed on our week. We were then split up into our boat groups and we left for our first dive. We had a 15 minute ride out to the...

Fourth and fifth day. I learn to replant coral at Jesuit Reef, and i...

Well, these last two days were very eventful and exciting! We woke up on saturday and headed out to jesuit reef, which is located off of virgin Gorda. We were then debriefed on our project and instructed to find fragments of coral and healthy specimens that we could break fragments off of. We then headed back to the boats...

Third day, i capture a turtle. FOR SCIENCE!!!!!!!!

After waking up, we headed to the internet room for a debriefing on sea turtles my group, team sea monkey, headed to savannah bay for a lesson and snorkel with invertebrates while in the fringing reef, we saw many types of invertebrates and a huge porcupine fish. After that, we headed to the marina for a burger lunch. My...

Second day, gingers backside

After waking up at 7:00 A.M and an awesome breakfast, we heated over to the baths. These are huge basalt rocks which were formed millions of years ago by lava that seeped through cracks in the earth. As we climbed through the cracks, we saw xenoliths which were rocks that froze in the lava while it...

Why marine bio?

I joined marine biology so i could learn more about the life i see under the water. I have done more than 25 dives and have registered over 18 hours underwater. I am certified in open water and peak performance buoyancy. I am looking forward to studying the marine life inthe BVI.