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UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruise

New to planning shipboard field work? Wondering how to request research vessel time, or specific pieces of equipment? Need samples or data to initiate a research project? If so, take part in the “2014 UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruise”. This cruise and a pre-cruise information workshop will instruct early career marine scientists (including senior PhD students, postdocs, and 1st or 2nd year faculty members) on how to effectively plan for, acquire, and utilize time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education. The full program will take place from July 29th to August 7th, 2014, beginning and ending in Duluth, Minnesota, home port of the University of Minnesota’s RV Blue Heron, and will include a six day cruise on the RV Blue Heron to locations on Lake Superior. Small stipends are provided for participant travel costs, research supplies and shipping. Space is limited. To apply you must be an employee or student (US Citizen or permanent resident) at a U.S. institution or a U.S. citizen working abroad. To be considered, applications must be received by April 30th, 2014.

The application form is available at:

Email Doug Ricketts with questions

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