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    College ON the Atlantic
    Studying human ecology through the lens of Frenchman Bay aboard COA’s research vessel RV Osprey.
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    RV Osprey Launched
    College of the Atlantic’s new vessel, the Osprey, has been launched, and is at the ready for educational excursions at the college’s dock on Frenchman Bay.

Events:

May 27th, 2018

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    27
    College of the Atlantic's floating classroom, the MV Osprey.

    Osprey: Oceanography

    All Day, College of the Atlantic Pier COA students sample water around Frenchman Bay and the Union River. Students conduct plankton tows, perform conductivity, temperature, and depth drops, and measure the water profile where fresh and salt water converge.

May 29th, 2018

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    29
    Captain Toby Stephenson and College of the Atlantic president Darron Collins with the Osprey.

    Osprey: OceansWide

    All Day, College of the Atlantic Pier OceansWide brings summer campers onto Frenchman Bay to learn how to dive and operate remotely operated vehicles. Campers learn to “fly” the devices against currents and around objects to find marine organisms and explore the benthic habitat.

May 31st, 2018

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    31
    MV Osprey sets sail in Surry, ME

    Osprey: OceansWide

    All Day, College of the Atlantic Pier OceansWide brings summer campers onto Frenchman Bay to learn how to dive and operate remotely operated vehicles. Campers learn to “fly” the devices against currents and around objects to find marine organisms and explore the benthic habitat.