<div dir="ltr"><br clear="all"><div><br></div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Antarctica</span> <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Research</span> <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Opportunity 2019-2020 Season</span></span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">Quixote Expeditions, a sailing company in Antarctica, has up to 3  bunk spaces during the 2019-2020 <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Antarctic</span> Season for <span class="gmail-il">Guest</span> Scientists t</span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">o join us in <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Antarctica</span>.  The season is 1 Dec 2019 - 29 Feb 2020.  Scientists can come for 15 or 19 day trips during this time period.  In the past our <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span> positions have </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">been filled by members of the </span><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il"><span class="gmail-il">MARMAM</span></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"> community helping phd with projects!  We </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">hope to continue to be able to support this community.  Details are below. </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">Any questions please contact </span><a href="mailto:info@quixote-expeditions.com" target="_blank" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">info@<span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il">quixote</span></span>-expeditions.com</a><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">.  Applications </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">Due April 30, 2019</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">*<span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Antarctica</span> <span class="gmail-il">Guest</span> Scientist Program*</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il">Quixote</span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"> Expeditions is excited to announce its 2019-2020 <span class="gmail-il">Guest</span> Scientist</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"> program for our 2019-2020 season on trips to the</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">Antarctic</span> Peninsula.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">More information is on our website (</span><a href="http://www.quixote-expeditions.com/guest-scientist/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">http://www.<span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il">quixote</span></span>-expeditions.com/<span class="gmail-il">guest</span><br>-scientist/</a><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">)  and below:</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il">Quixote</span></span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"> Expeditions has a <span class="gmail-il">Guest</span> Scientist Program where scientists can join</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">any of our regularly scheduled trips in order to help them carry out their</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">active <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span>. This can be anyone working on a master's or PhD thesis, post-docs, </span><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">professors and <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">researchers</span> at universities, and scientists associated with</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">non-profits. We offer a free space onboard any of our scheduled trips for</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">scientists to perform their <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span>. We sail in remote places that are</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">often hard for scientists to get to and for those with limited funding,</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">impossible due to the expensive nature of working in remote areas. We hope</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">that by offering these spaces, one per trip, that amazing and interesting</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">science can be continued here at the end of the world.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">In exchange we ask that the scientists to contribute the following:</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">- To involve the other <span class="gmail-il">guests</span> onboard with the <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span> and data</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">collecting if possible (Its not always possible!).</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">-  To present some of their current or past <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span> while onboard.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">-  At the end of the trip to prepare a short write up about the trip and</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">the science that will then be posted on the QuixoteExpeditions Website.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">-  To help operate the vessel (standing watch, helping in the galley,</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">etc).  Ocean Tramp, while a large sailboat, is still small compared to a</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">larger <span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-il">research</span> vessel. We ask that all scientists chip in, along with our</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-il">guests</span>.</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"> We can offer free room and board to one scientists per trip. All other</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">related costs are at the expense of the scientists.  Please go to our</span><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">website for the application and full details  </span><a href="http://www.quixote-expedition/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">http://www.<span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-m_-7105037266950956986gmail-m_-3838735465620383937gmail-il"><span class="gmail-m_-5950930619647253019gmail-il">quixote</span></span>-expedition</a><br style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px"><a href="http://s.com/guest-scientist/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">s.com/<span class="gmail-il">guest</span>-scientist/</a></div><div><br></div><div>Please feel to contact me with any questions</div><div>Laura Smith</div><div><a href="mailto:info@quixote-expeditions.com">info@quixote-expeditions.com</a><br><div class="gmail-yj6qo"></div><br class="gmail-Apple-interchange-newline"></div><div><div style="padding:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-top:0px;overflow:hidden;word-wrap:break-word;color:black;font-size:10px;text-align:left;line-height:130%"></div><div style="padding:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-top:0px;overflow:hidden;word-wrap:break-word;color:black;font-size:10px;text-align:left;line-height:130%"></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>