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Dylan Roberts '15

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Jesuit Reef and the Rhone

Yesterday morning we ate at the marina and then prepared our gear for the boat ride. We planned on a snorkel dive to identify potential coral for our Jesuit Coral Reef. After a ~30 minute snorkel, we put on our scuba gear and went out to gather the coral with our groups, however I was not feeling too well...

Turtles, Turtles, and more Turtles

I woke up at the same time as yesterday and the morning routine in the cabin was also the same. Breakfast was great, and we learned a bit about turtles (mainly loggerheads, green, and hawksbill) and their characteristics by Dr. Gore. After breakfast our boat groups broke up and Sea Dragon went to catch turtles and Sea Monkey went...

Fish Identification in the BVI

Last night my classmates and I were able to get more sleep. We all got accustomed to the small bugs, and the rooster surprisingly did not wake us up at 5:30. We all got up, put on our swimsuits, and headed down for breakfast. The breakfast was great and got us going for our tour down The Baths, which...

Islands and the Wide Open Ocean

Long day of travel yesterday but I enjoyed the company of my classmates. Despite the long day of travel, I had a hard time falling asleep due to the anticipation of today's activities and the wildlife welcoming us (not so) graciously. Sleeping here is different than back home, mainly the sun rising at 5:30 and the rooster outside our...

Dylan Roberts

1. I chose to partake in Marine Biology because it a unique class that offers once in a lifetime experiences, such as diving in the BVI. Also, marine biology is something that we do not learn too much of throughout school, and because I find it very interesting and fascinating, I want to learn more about it and study...