SMAST graduate students are a far-ranging group. Aside from traveling for national and international scientific conferences, and field research, they frequently travel to remote sites for special courses and workshops.
• PhD student Marco Pedulli cruised the Antarctic for two months on the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer learning data acquisition techniques in his research environment.
• PhD student Georgia Kakoulaki participated in a special program led by two of the world's leading estuarine scientists at Friday Harbor (WA) Laboratories.
• Master's student Chawalit Charoenpong spent the summer sampling and studying marine bacterial assemblages and dissolved organic carbon concentration in the Microbial Oceanography summer course offered at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science.
• PhD student Elissa Ward spent two weeks in Denmark studying Advanced Phytoplankton Taxonomy and Systematics at the University of Copenhagen.
SMAST endorses opportunities to enhance students' programs of study with relevant state-of-the-art expertise, wherever it is located.