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Hello and Goodbye from Africa

It is tuesday, February 22nd, and I am sitting in the Cape Town airport getting ready for my twenty-hour flight back to Boston.   It is hard to believe that a week ago the Melville was steaming at five knots, sixty … Continue reading

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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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