A Marine Educator At Sea

Sea Grant's Bill Hanshumaker chronicles ocean research missions

A Marine Educator At Sea

Entries from October 18th, 2011

A Beautiful Monday at Sea

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · 2011 - R/V Wecoma, Deployment, LDEO, Seismometers, SIO

We have traveled north to test two Cascadia seismometers that were deployed earlier during the first leg during July. A specific frequency of sound (between 9 and 13 kilohertz) is sent down to check if the instrument package is working. Sometimes a fishing trawl can flip over the seismometer, rending it useless. If the instrument [...]

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Heading South

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · 2011 - R/V Wecoma, Deployment

We’ll be in transit south for the next 8 hours, deploying the next seismometer in the dark.

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Most Northern Deployment

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · 2011 - R/V Wecoma, Deployment

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Tuesday Sunrise

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · 2011 - R/V Wecoma, weather

Red sky at morning; sailors take warning

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