Cruise Bursaries

Cruise bursary available for HYDROBS_MOMAR2 cruise

An InterRidge cruise bursary is available for an early-career scientist, to allow participation on the HYDROBS-MOMAR2 cruise in July-August 2012, the Chief Scientist being Julie Perrot. Details of the bursary and an application form can be found at: and should be sent to the InterRidge Offce (

Cruise berth available for early career scientist - closed

This oppportunity has been filled.

Cruise bursaries available

InterRidge invites early career scientists to apply for a cruise travel bursary. EITHER identify a cruise you wish to be part of and contact the PI to see if a berth is available, then fill in the application form, OR complete the application form and the IR Office will attempt to find a cruise for you.

Further details
List of 2012 cruises

Recipients of InterRidge Cruise Travel Bursaries

Bursary recipient

New collaboration facilitated by cruise bursary award

A new collaboration will begin in November when Adrien Bronner, a PhD student at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg, joins the team led by Jo Whittaker, on the Southern Surveyor to the Perth Abyssal Plain.

InterRidge Cruise Travel Bursary - new award

The InterRidge Office is pleased to announce that it has awarded a cruise travel bursary to Adam Schaen. Adam is studying geochemistry at Bridgewater State University, USA and will be collaborating with Dr. Wolfgang Bach, University of Bremen, on a research cruise to the Eastern Manus Basin. During this collaboration, isobaric gas-tight samplers will be used to collect high-temperature vent fluids, which will undergo chemical and isotopic analysis. Adam will study how interactions between rocks and vent fluid-seawater mixtures modify the compositions of diffuse fluids. 

Cruise berth available in November 2011 (now filled)

There is a berth available on the Southern Surveyor, going out to the Perth Abyssal Plain, Western Australia, 1-20 November 2011. Jo Whittaker, the IR Australian National Correspondent, would be pleased to receive applications. For more information, including details of this cruise, and an application form, visit:

First award of the new InterRidge Cruise Travel Bursary

The InterRidge Office is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Cruise Travel Bursary scheme. She is Melis Cevatoglu, who is studying at the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, University of Bogaxici, Istanbul, Turkey. She will be working with Julie Perrot, on the HYDROBS-MOMAR2 cruise, on board R/V Le Suroit.

Spare berths for IR Cruise Bursaries

Information on spare berths on cruises:

No spare berths available. If you are on a cruise with spare berths and you can offer this opportunity, please contact the InterRidge Office.