In summer 2015, I participated in two research cruises aboard the R/V Norseman II, one in the Chukchi Sea and one in the Beaufort Sea. Both were incredible experiences, even considering my first time experiencing seasickness while traveling from Nome, AK to the Chuckchi through the Bering Strait!

USGS Cruise in the Chukchi

ANIMIDA (Arctic Nearshore Impact Monitoring in the Drilling Area) Cruise in the Beaufort Sea