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Luke Gleason '18

Luke Gleason '18
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Day 6

Today it was our turn to serve breakfast. Luckily though because we weren't diving today we we able to sleep in and serve breakfast at 7:30 instead of 7:15. When breakfast was over we all loaded onto the taxi and headed to our service project. We drove to Soldier Bay to pick up trash and there was a lot!...

Day 6

Today it was our turn to serve breakfast. Luckily though because we weren't diving today we we able to sleep in and serve breakfast at 7:30 instead of 7:15. When breakfast was over we all loaded onto the taxi and headed to our service project. We drove to Soldier Bay to pick up trash and there was a lot!...

Day 5

Our lasts two dives were today and they were a great way to end off the trip! Originally we were gonna do two dives at a sunken ship called the R.M.S. Rhone but the current was to strong we wine back to the steps. I was very excited about going back to the steps because I really wanted to...

Day 4

In the morning the cabin Plum had to make breakfast and Teddy has set out the cereal boxes to spell Plum. As I got there though my hunger was overwhelming and I had no choice but to knock the boxes over in an attempt to grab a box. After that eventful breakfast my group and I finished gathering data...

Day 4

In the morning the cabin Plum had to make breakfast and Teddy has set out the cereal boxes to spell Plum. As I got there though my hunger was overwhelming and I had no choice but to knock the boxes over in an attempt to grab a box. After that eventful breakfast my group and I finished gathering data...

Day 3

In the BVI today we began gathering data for our research projects. We did this on two dives today. My project revolves around the type of habitats that squirrel fish prefer. On each dive we planned to find two areas one with a lot of live coral and one with little live coral and then mark these areas...

Day 2

First Dr.Gore gave us a presentation on sea turtles in preparation for the turtle tagging that we were about to do. After the presentation we headed to a bay to try to tag turtles. To tag the turtles we first had to catch them which is a lot harder then it sounds. We were so close to catching one...

Day 1

Today in the British Virgin Islands we started off the day by doing a practice dive. On this dive we reviewed some basic diving skills as well as did a tour of some smaller reefs. After that dive, we went to a different location and dove in an area called the chimney. It gots it's name from a rock...

Introduction

My name is Luke Gleason. I am in the Jesuit class of 2018. This trip will be my first time diving other than my ceritifcation. The project I am working on while in the BVI is about fire coral and how herbivores use it for protection.