Category Archives: Gulf of Mexico

Peli-can!

We’re off! We left Cocodrie, LA last night around midnight aboard the RV Pelican and we’re heading west to the Texas border to start sampling (see our current position here).  It’s a long run – almost 24 hours – but … Continue reading

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Here today, gone tomorrow (well, Monday anyway)

We’ve packed the truck with all our gear for the Gulf, which will be leaving this morning for Cocodrie, Houma, LA, and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Six of us will get on a plane in Baltimore Monday morning … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Gulf of Mexico!

The message below arrived in my email inbox this morning, from contributor “Intrepid Research Assistant”: Intrepid research assistant here, aboard the R/V Oceanus. It is 8:30am and we are currently working on final preparations for departure. Our original plan was … Continue reading

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