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Wes Struble

NOAA Teacher at Sea, Wes Struble, prepares to set sail on the Ka'imimoana.

Wes Struble, a high school science teacher at Logos School in Moscow, Idaho is aboard NOAA Ship Ka'imimoana for 4 weeks in July and August while scientists conduct maintenance on buoys that collect data about the interactions between the ocean and atmosphere in the tropical Pacific, specifically El Niño and La Niña. These buoys are called TAO buoys, which stands for Tropical Atmosphere Ocean buoys. You can read more about this important scientific work by visiting these links.

    The TAO Story
     
    NOAA's National Data Buoy Center TAO Information Page

 

Ship Logs

  July 11, 2010 (pdf, 309kb)
     
  July 14, 2010 (pdf, 365kb)
     
  July 19, 2010 (pdf, 459kb)
     
  July 23, 2010 (pdf, 323kb)
     
  July 26, 2010 (pdf, 319kb)
     
  July 31, 2010 (pdf, 223kb)
     
  August 3, 2010 (pdf, 292kb)