Marine Science Classroom on the Ocean

Friday, September 23, 2011

Ocean, RV Sproul Serve as USD’s Science ‘Classroom’

Inside USD -- University of San Diego Professors Ron Kaufmann, Sarah Gray and Drew Talley firmly believe their students in marine science, environmental studies and affiliated science courses should always take advantage of all academic opportunities in San Diego. That’s especially true when there’s easy access to the Pacific Ocean.

The water’s close proximity enabled dozens of undergraduate and graduate students to do coursework aboard the Research Vessel (RV) Robert Gordon Sproul from sun up to sundown this past Saturday and into the wee hours on Sunday. (Full Story

View a photo slideshow: 2011 Trip Aboard the RV Sproul.


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