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Marcelo Pier '18

Marcelo Pier '18
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Marine Biology – Day 6 in BVI’s

Today was the final day for the Jesuit Marine Biology trip to the British Virgin Islands. Sadly though, there was no diving.  Today's events  We woke us early this morning to breakfast at the Jasmine house. Doc surprised us with large donuts as big as a plate. Later after breakfast, we went to a dirt beach filled with debris and trash...

Marine Biology – Day 5 in BVI’s

Today was a special day in our marine biology trip. It was the last day of our dives and our cabin made breakfast for everyone. Today's events and What I learn Our cabin, the Lime House, started the day preparing a breakfast consisting of cereal, fruit, yogurt, muffins, bagels, etc. afterwards we headed towards the marina and yet again set out...

Marine Biology – Day 4 in BVI’s

Today was a day dedicated to our projects. We went out and dove in efforts to finish grabbing data for our projects, but throughout the day, we also had fun doing other things. Today's events and what I learned We woke up early and the Mango cabin welcomed us with a great breakfast. After this, we headed straight to the boats...

Marine Biology – Day 3 in BVI’s

Today in the BVI's our group did something a little bit different. Instead of scuba diving, we went sea turtle catching and tagging, and also we studied invertebrates.  Today's Events and What I learned  We started out the day with a breakfast set up by the Mango cabin. After the breakfast, we attended a presentation by Dr. Gore. She taught us...

Marine Biology – Day 2 in BVI’s

Another day in the British Virgin Islands, and another two dives. The day started early in the morning and the teachers cooked breakfast for us. After our breakfast, we headed straight for the boats. Today's Events and What I learned today Todays dives were dedicated towards advancing our projects. We visited two different sites, the first one was called Ginger Hole...

Marine Biology – Day 1 in BVI’s

Today, the first day in the British Virgin Islands for our group, was one filled with fun experiences and adventure. Not to mention that we learned a thorough amount of information along the way. Today's Events To start off the day, we immediately entered the boats after a great breakfast and introduction to the Dive BVI crew. Their names are Casey,...

Marine Biology – Introduction

Hi my name is Marcelo Pier and I am a rising junior at Jesuit College Prep school of Dallas.  I have been given a great opportunity to take a trip to the British Virgin Islands to study, dive, and learn all about the marine life. I am looking forward to a great experience with friends and continuing to research the...