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Final Reflections from Teacher at Sea…

Last night we crossed the entire front and took over 14 plankton tows and CTDs , we started about 6:30pm and sampled until around 6am.  It was busy in the lab and on deck, but the data was very cool!! … Continue reading

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Man Cave

Another busy night sampling.  Those night CTD casts make for some sleepy scientists.  Dr. Mike Stukel seems to always be sampling or processing, so sometimes he has to catch a nap between samples. Jeff Krause and Andrew Taylor are sharing the … Continue reading

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Pea Soup Sampling

Busy day today, everyone is sampling again.  The bongo net this morning was just filled with diatoms, krill and all sorts of phytoplankton.  The cod at the end of the net holds about ½ gallon and it was over flowing even when … Continue reading

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Foosball at sea?

Fourth of July, and we are still Seasoaring……big Foosball tournament is in progress in the Upper Lab.   Seasoar will be done early tomorrow, data is looking amazing. I have to wait until they process it to get a copy, but it is … Continue reading

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A Note to all Research Teachers

If you are curious as to what a “front” is the best way to explain it is to visualize an area where two different water masses meet.   The gradient along a “front” is the gradual change between the two different … Continue reading

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The Study Area

We are underway and headed up towards Pt. Conception to the study area. We stopped for awhile to do a CTD test,  trace metal CTD test,  bongo net plankton tow.  Several of the undergrad students and I trained on how to take … Continue reading

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Deb Brice: I spent the night on the ship Friday night (June 17th)  and we left port at 8:00am this morning (June 18th).   Weather is beautiful, sunny, about 70’F and calm seas. I will keep a log of daily weather conditions from … Continue reading

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Ship Loading CCE LTER P1106 Process Cruise

The Union-Tribune ran a small blurb focusing on Melville that mentioned the upcoming cruise.  Check it Out!

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