Posts by John Kelly

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Day 4: long swims

Today’s blog is courtesy of Jasmine Crowell: The chronicles of San Salvador continue… Today was the same as yesterday: a full journey. After breakfast, we made a few tourist stops, first to the scenic Fernandez Bay, where Columbus was once thought to have originally landed. We then headed over to the remains of Watling’s “castle”, […]

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Day 1 on San Sal

From this point on, the students will take turns writing the daily blog. Today is our first student post, courtesy of Adam Armbruster:   After a long day of traveling we finally landed in Nassau in the late afternoon. Walking out of the airport we were not only caught off guard by the humidity, but […]

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A balloonfish resting in a vase sponge.

Day 11: San Sal… The Final Frontier

Today’s post is by Sara Urbanski: These are the voyages of seven UNH students. Their twelve day mission: to seek out the interactions between fish and algae and to boldly go where no UNH undergrad has gone before. (Cue Star Trek intro music)…. Today is our last full day on San Salvador. 🙁  This morning […]

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Quadrat on a transect line.

Day 8: A hard rain’s a-gonna fall…

 All of the students have taken a turn with the blog.  The remaining posts will be on a volunteer basis — the first volunteer is Julie Huston: Editor’s note (5/30): new pictures have been added to yesterday’s post (Day 7) This morning started at breakfast, inside the cafeteria, pleading with Dr. Kelly and Dr. Carlile […]

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Day 6: Research Projects, Lighthouse, and Cave Adventures

Today’s post is by Sara Urbanski: This morning I woke up at 5:45 to get some studying time in before the day started. When I sat up in bed there was a really awesome bright red sunrise.    Naturally I took pictures. After breakfast, we met in the lab to go back to Dump Reef to […]

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Day 4: Back to the reefs

Today’s post is by Jodi Pinder: Day 4 started pretty early for the girls. We decided to get up at 6:00am to start our laundry and get ready for the day. After breakfast, we took a long bumpy truck ride to Grotto Beach on the other side of the island. We snorkeled for a long […]

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Day 2: Hike to the interior

Today’s post is by Lauren Kircher: Our first full day could be termed highly successful, although we all learned to start bathing in bug spray. My current bug bite tally, as of last night, is 39. Some of us got a little sun yesterday, but today that wasn’t much of a problem. The rain this […]

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On San Sal at last!

Today turned out to be another long day of travel, but we are all safely settled into the Gerace Research Centre on San Salvador.  Last night, Nassau received torrential rains, as much as 15 inches on one end of the island!  Fortunately, the area by our hotel received a much more moderate 4-5 inches and […]

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