Catherine Roberts, a Physical Science teacher at Western Branch Middle School in Chesapeake, VA studied the frontal zones in the Cape Hatteras vicinity aboard a research vessel.
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Catherine Roberts - Western Branch Middle School (Chesapeake, VA)
Research Experience: Study of frontal zones in vicinity of Cape Hatteras - Project Web Site
Research Objectives: The purpose of this cruise is to study the frontal structures near Cape Hatteras and the distribution of marine mammals in relation to the fronts. This research will also help detail how water passes from the Mid Atlantic Bight into the South Atlantic Bight.
Research funded by: National Science Foundation (Ocean Sciences)
Host Researcher: Glen Gawarkiewicz - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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