Monthly Archives: February 2011

View from the Bridge

I remember arriving at summer rental houses and during the initial excitement of running around exploring, I would “save” a room in the house to look at later on in the vacation.  True to my past behaviors, I decided to … Continue reading

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Winkler Titrations – Measuring Dissolved Oxygen

We have been asked for another example of a chemical analysis being performed on the ship.   One of the most famous measurements is the determination of dissolved oxygen in seawater.   The CTD has an electrochemical sensor that measures oxygen continuously … Continue reading

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Iceberg Off the Starboard Bow!

Coming into this trip, I didn’t have any expectations of seeing icebergs.  Therefore, the first one we saw from afar near the Sandwich Islands came as a great surprise; it looked like a white fortress, and further investigation with binoculars … Continue reading

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