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Getting a spot on AMT isn’t as easy as just turning up in Avonmouth with a suitcase, some scientific equipment and an empty diary for 7 weeks. However, there are a number of different routes on board. For many people on Discovery the research they are undertaking forms a significant part of their core research, either as oceanography academics or PhD students. For others, like me, the berth was gained because the program has core measures that needed taking, and effectively I am acting as a technician to collect those samples without the worry of having to analyze the data at the end! Additionally, over the past few years there has been an extra berth reserved for a visiting fellow. This fellowship is awarded by the Partnership for the Observation of the Global Ocean, or POGO.
Posted by: Rob Ellis on Monday, 7th Nov, 2011