DSN’s vey on Miriam G. is featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. Head over to read about her recent work on the Pacific Garbage Patch aboard the Okeanos Explorer. We at DSN are brimming with pride at her accomplishments.
“For a thousand miles of the open ocean we sampled it all,” said Miriam Goldstein, an oceanography graduate student from the Scripps Institute in San Diego. “And while most of the garbage patch is made of microscopic plastic particles, invisible from the air, we did pick up pop bottles, a bucket lid and even a floating junked suitcase.”