My favorite part of my job is going to sea to collect new data. The opportunity to make scientific discoveries at sea using the U.S. academic research fleet is a real privilege. Here is a photo album of some experiences at sea.
Life at Sea
...which seemed impressive at the time. (You should see the Langseth's main lab.)
A kid from LaBarge, Wyoming, contemplates the sailor's life.
Coming up to recover an OBS near the coast of Line 3, 25 Sept. 1996. (The OBS is visible in red in the foreground.)