Daily Archives: July 13, 2010

12 July 2010…Sub-oxia

Today we searched for “Sub-oxic” bottom water.  This is bottom water that has no detectable oxygen (and so is officially “anoxic”) but also has no detectable hydrogen sulfide.  We expect to find bacteria using a range of different respiratory metabolisms … Continue reading

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11 July 2010…Sulfide!!!

We began the day with a CTD cast at our main sampling station, which we are calling LIDZ-1.  We fired a niskin bottle just to check and found that the bottom water smelled strongly of hydrogen sulfide.  So we missed … Continue reading

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From the cope-people. Copepods on LIDZ.

The gathering of the delightful little creatures we know as copepods began on Saturday. At dawn, morale was high as we collected some samples with net tows and CTD bottles, continuing at noon, dusk, and midnight. On the DeZoZoo cruise, … Continue reading

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