Category Archives: Ship

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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It Was a Deep, Dark, and Dangerous Dive

On Wednesday we sent the CTD down to 6000 meters to sample the second deepest location in the Atlantic Ocean.   We had arrived at the South Sandwich Trench, just 60 miles east of the South Sandwich Island Chain.  Along with … Continue reading

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Whale Sighting

Is it a whale of a tale or was it the tail of a whale?  This morning we did indeed see two whales, and their tails!  I was woken from my sleep at 0830 (first unsuccessfully by a phone call, … Continue reading

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