Follow along with the scientists of the CCE LTER research project on the RAPID cruise on the R/V Sikuliaq to measure responses of the California Current Ecosystem to El Niño of 2015-2016.
Teacher at Sea Carmina Ramirez, from Calexico High School 9th grade campus: Read about the R/V Melville’s research activities, life onboard the ship, and the equipment and ongoing experiments – and her participation in the overall CCE research.
Lesson plans and other resources available for teachers.
Blogs documenting experiences from previous and current Teachers at Sea.
Opportunities for Teachers or Students to get involved with CCE and CCE projects.
A collection of pictures and videos from previous CCE events and cruises.
Information about current and past CCE Outreach projects.
Learn about the California Current Ecosystem and research being conducted onboard the R/V Melville through the eyes and words of a teacher at sea, Dana Lebental.
Debra Brice from San Marcos middle school went to sea on June 18th, 2011 and examined the processes structuring marine food webs in the California Current Ecosystem.
Read the archived blog for the Fall 2008 CCE LTER research cruise aboard the R/V Melville. Get the perspectives of two local teachers, Christy Millsap (Rancho Bernardo High School) and Laurie Guest (Marine Island Technology Academy Charter School).