Category Archives: DeZoZoo

A Friendly Visit

Today we had a nice visit from our friends that are working on the LiDZ project, as well as a few other visitors. It was a pleasant diversion from our standard operating procedure but it also meant we had to … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle!

I’m sitting in the dry lab of the RV Hugh R Sharp as I write this. The Scanfish is in the water, the sun is shining, and the coffee is hot. It’s been 7 months since I was last on … Continue reading

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Not the ending we wanted

I’ve been quiet on the blog for a few days, mainly because we’ve been busy and because I was feeling like I was running out of things to write about.  I’ve started two blog posts but haven’t completed them, but … Continue reading

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The retreat (of hypoxia, not science).

We’ve been in the Chesapeake Bay for 36 hours now, and sampling for about 30 of those hours, so it’s probably time to check in. So far we’ve completed a Scanfish survey, 6 CTD casts and a few net tows. … Continue reading

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Once more for good measure

It’s been almost two weeks since we were last out on a boat so it must be time again!  On Monday we’ll be loading the RV Hugh R. Sharp for our last trip into the Chesapeake Bay to look at … Continue reading

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Jellyfish in living color

I am still new to this blog posting thing, and with my body still thinking I’m on night watch, I thought I’d take a few minutes to put up an extremely short video narrated by our contributor Jellyfisher. One part … Continue reading

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The Nightwatch Follies

We do have fun out here. At least we think it’s fun…

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Data made pretty

I had every intention of putting up a plot of our hydrographic data within a day of collecting it with the Scanfish, but alas, here we are, four days after collecting it and I’m just getting around to it.  The … Continue reading

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The tongue of the Choptank

I’ve been trying to get a post up, but our internet connection has been spotty, and it’s been awfully busy.  We’re now at our northern station, anchored up in the “Tongue of the Choptank” (38° 31.3’N 76° 24.3’W). That’s not … Continue reading

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Back on Track.

So here we are.  Our current position is 38° 29.0611′ N, 076° 23.9591′ W (see a map here: http://tinyurl.com/32ralhm).  The Scanfish is in the water, we’re heading south collecting data, and there is ice cream in the freezer.  We ran … Continue reading

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