Official Vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2001

Maritime Mathematics Summer Content Institute for Teachers

Maritime Math Second Week
Third Day

Underway on Ernestina for Four Sampling Stations with four rotating learning stations ongoing.

After setting the foresail, the stations began and were completed before lunch with the locations shown on the second chart image. The mainsail, jumbo and jib were then set for an afternoon sail and plankton tow in Buzzards Bay and return to Tonnessen Park by 3pm.

z Charting a Position Using Visual Bearings

z Charting a Position Using Radar Ranges

z Scientific Sampling: Temperature, Salinity, Turbidity

z Calibrating Electronics: What is the correction on Ernestina’s Depth Sounder?

We would like to thank Lotus and IBM for donation of software, hardware and funding to enable regular electronic updates from the ship.

NOAA Chart is provided courtesy of Maptech using Cruising Navigator 4.3 and grabbing the image using Grabit Pro 6.02.

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Copyright 1997-2001
Schooner Ernestina
89 North Water Street, P.O. Box 2010, New Bedford, MA 02741-2010
phone 508.992.4900 -- fax 508.984.7719

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