Monthly Archives: February 2017

February 8: Coming to a Close

Blog post by William & Mary undergraduate student Kharis Schrage. When Jack left off last week, I was the murderer in our ship-wide game. I was on the night shift, but there were people I had to kill off at dinner, so I woke up to kill them, but then at 11:30 pm I was … Continue reading “February 8: Coming to a Close”

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January 21: Land!

Post from VIMS graduate student Mar Arroyo. 21 Jan 2017 42° 88’ S, 147° 32’ E Land! We have finally reached port in Hobart, Tasmania! We were greeted by blue skies, white clouds, and green hills. The first feel of dry land is weird underneath my feet after spending the last 45 days with a constant … Continue reading “January 21: Land!”

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February 1: Charcot Island

Post from VIMS graduate student John “Jack” Conroy. Wednesday, 1 February 2017 2305 local time 64 30.81 S 66 04.56 W This is the 25th year of Palmer Antarctic Long-Term Ecological Research (Pal LTER), but the far southern region of our study area has only been included within the past decade. There had been Adelie … Continue reading “February 1: Charcot Island”

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January 14-18: SR03 and King Neptune

Post from VIMS graduate student Mar Arroyo. 14 – 18  Jan 2017 65° 20’ S, 139° 49’ E SR03 and King Neptune CTD stations in the Ninnis Polynya are finished! Now, we’ve steamed north to begin the final stretch of marine science: CTD stations along the WOCE line SR03. Steaming north means that we will … Continue reading “January 14-18: SR03 and King Neptune”

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