Monthly Archives: December 2010

So Much Water – So Little Time

We just got an email from Barney on sampling logistics for the cruise.  You would think that researchers on an oceanographic research vessel floating in the middle of the ocean could have all the water they wanted whenever they wanted it. … Continue reading

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Packing, Packing, Packing – What you leave behind stays behind.

Preparing for a cruise takes almost as much time as the cruise itself.   Research ships are scheduled 1-2 years before the actual cruise.   The Chief Scientist, Barney, works with the ship operations crew at Scripps to refine the … Continue reading

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