Life in the Dead Zone Posts
- RT @meredith_mmm: "The flow of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current through Drake Passage is so strong that, over the course of millions of ye… 1 week ago
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- RT @DocFroehlich: I adore @ICES_ASC sci comm art, especially this one featuring #aquaculture 🐟 and #climatechange🐉. Full disclosure, I adde… 2 weeks ago
- RT @HendrattaAli: 📢The @nagtgeo & SERC Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop has a plan for faculty/instructors at all types of institut… 2 weeks ago
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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Arriving in Cambridge.
The Scanfish is back in the water for the last operation on this cruise!
We’ve been dealt some tough hands on this cruise, but as I write this we just finished another series of net tows and wrapped up a few experiments in bright sunshine and light winds. The Memorial Day festivities appear to … Continue reading
Just when things were moving along swimmingly, the captain pulled the anchor so we could start our net tows and SURPRISE! Old gill nets and crab pots are tangled on the anchor. The crew have been trying to free it … Continue reading
Our beloved and temperamental Scanfish did not cooperate on our first day, so we don’t have the nice images of conditions that I usually make on the cruise. Instead we did CTD casts every 4 miles or so. A Scanfish … Continue reading
We are still transiting to our northern, more hypoxic station, so we have a little down time. We will be stopping in Solomon’s MD at the Chesapeake Biological Lab shortly to pick up one of our principal investigators for the … Continue reading
We’re moving along now, with some gear problems have been sorted out and we’re back in the swing of things. We’re heading to our northern station shortly, as soon as we squeeze in another MOCNESS tow. The retermination of the … Continue reading
Here is a quick screenshot of a MOCNESS tow. Sorry the light is low but we are running chlorophyll samples in the same lab, which necessitates dim red light. For those in the know this may not look like a … Continue reading