A Marine Educator At Sea

Sea Grant's Bill Hanshumaker chronicles ocean research missions

A Marine Educator At Sea

Entries Tagged as 'weather'

Tossed at Sea

July 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments · 2012 - R/V New Horizon, Recovery, Seismometers, weather

Sunday, July 15, 2012 It’s been another full day. We recovered the Abalone seismometer J65 slightly after midnight (00:10) from 165 meters of water. After moving north, the weather deteriorated. Offshore the Washington side of the Juan de Fuca strait the winds rose to more than 35 knots, coming in from the Northwest. The seas […]

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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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Tuesday Sunrise

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

Red sky at morning; sailors take warning

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