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William Droese '17

William Droese '17
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Marine Biology, Blog #5

Today I woke up at 6:20 to begin preparing for breakfast. We had cereal and honey buns for breakfast. We then went to the boats for our fun day. We first went to the dive site of the RMS Rhone and saw that the current was too strong so we went and dove at Wreck Alley. I saw many...

Marine Biology, Blog #4

Today we started with breakfast in Plum cabin. We then went to the docks to prepare for the long day ahead of us. As we got to the boat, I learned that today would be a three dive day. Two dives before lunch and one after lunch would be very tiresome. Our first dive was when my group was...

Marine Biology, Blog #3

We started our day by eating breakfast in mango cabin. Then we got on Glen's taxi and headed to the marina. All of our dives today were scheduled to be research dives and we went out to do our dives. The first two locations we went to had a strong current so we couldn't dive them but the third...

Marine Bilogy, Blog #2

Today was an a very good day for me, my boat, and my cabin. First, we kicked off the day with breakfast at the teachers cabins. After that, we got to listen to a presentation about sea turtles and tagging them. Shortly after that we were loaded our stuff onto Glen, our drivers, bus. Our boat, Sea Dragon was...

Marine Biology, Blog #1

Shortly after leaving the small plane last night, we were ushered onto the transport boat between Beef Island and Virgin Gorda. On the way, we ate pizza and learned our room assignments and boat assignments. I am in a room with my research group and two other juniors. We woke up this morning to a tour by the Guavaberry...

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this is my blog post at the end of the school portion of MB2. I'm excited for diving with sharks and being a sea monkey.

Day 6:

Today we woke up to a late start. We had donuts for breakfast and they were massive, almost the size of my head. Then we suited up and snorkeled to a part of the beach at which a ship had wrecked and we were to clean it up. It got beached and destroyed when it snapped away from its...

Day 5:

Day 5: Today I woke up and had the usual corn pops with juice, this mornings flavor was Secrets of the Valley. We then hastily made way to the Sea Monkey. We suited up and went for the first project dive of the day. We went to West Dog Island to lay down our tapes and begin recording. Our first...

Day 4:

Day 4: Today, we split from the marine 2 students and went to Savannah beach while they enjoyed special time at Neckar Island, where we will go next year. We first collected invertebrates like, Cabbage Worms, Fire Worms, Sea Urchins, and Crabs. We got to play with them in a touch tank that we set up. We then released them...