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Seabbatial Log #11- My Seabbatical, in hindsight

  After 27 years of teaching at Tabor, I had the good fortune to receive and enjoy a fall semester sabbatical, which I have dubbed my “Seabbatical.” My Seabbatical has provided me the time and space to travel, write, volunteer, … Continue reading

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Seabattical Log #6- The Tabor drifter and NOAA (part 2)

Seabattical Log # 6- The Tabor Drifter and NOAA- An interview with NOAA Hollings Scholarship internist Tim Anderson by Captain Dave Bill The Tabor Nautical Science Department and SSV TABOR BOY’s collaborative drifter project with NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) … Continue reading

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Operation Drifters

Operation Drifters by David Bill and James Manning   Oceanographic drifters are simple free-floating instruments, which transmit their own positions via satellite. The transmitter, mounted on the top of the floating drifter is logged over time indicating surface currents. The … Continue reading

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