Plumbing the Depths

The Circle of Research and Scallops

The Circle of Research and Scallops

After a day at work Mel Sanderson hustled home, ate a quick dinner, and set off immediately for the Chatham Fish Pier to meet Captain Bob Keese who was coming in from a scallop trip.

When she arrived she found out from another fisherman that he had just finished unloading and had already left to put his boat , F/V Sandra Anne, on the mooring. But he had left something for her:

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MEET RACHEL BARRALES

MEET RACHEL BARRALES

Rachel Barrales was in middle school when she first saw the Keeling Curve at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in San Diego, which shows carbon dioxide levels in the environment increasing to nosebleed heights.

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FISHERMEN STRENGTHEN SCIENCE

FISHERMEN STRENGTHEN SCIENCE

When codfishing took a big hit in the Gulf of Maine close to a decade ago, longliner Eric Hesse went looking for something else to do in winter and found himself helping scientists test underwater research vehicles and gliders.

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