Daily Archives: May 29, 2011

Hazards to research

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

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The spring-summer transition in the Chesapeake Bay

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

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Plankton sampling at dawn.

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