A Marine Educator At Sea

Sea Grant's Bill Hanshumaker chronicles ocean research missions

A Marine Educator At Sea

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August 13th, 2013 · No Comments · General information

The Cascadia Initiative is an onshore-offshore seismic and geodetic experiment, using an underwater array of seismometers to measure the deformation of the Juan de Fuca and Gorda plates. The seismometers, located off the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Vancouver Island, need to be recovered and deployed every year in order to collect the data […]

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Last Day at Sea

October 21st, 2011 · No Comments · 2011 - R/V Wecoma, 2011 Crew, Missions

We deployed the 24th seismometer at 9: this morning. The atmospheric pressure is dropping and the seas are rising, making the deployments more challenging. The roll of the ship increases the difficulty of both getting the seismometer to the rail and successfully releasing it over the side. We are heading back to Newport to pick […]

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