UW Marine Reseearch Vessel Fleet

(Airdate: October 26, 2022) Did you know the University of Washington operates a large research ship that travels as far as the South Pacific and Alaska for scientific research? This episode of Coastal Café is a conversation with Robert Kamphaus, the director of marine operations for the University of Washington, operators of  the research vessels Thomas G. Thompson and Rachel Carson. Detailing their missions, capabilities and contributions to oceanography’s knowledge base Mr. Kamphaus takes us on board for a “tour.”