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Archives for July, 2016

The Talking Earth

*This post is dedicated to my mom, who taught me how to read and how to listen* When I was a small child my mother read a book called “The Talking Earth” out loud to my sister and I. As an adult I can’t quite remember the details, but it was about a Seminole girl alone […]

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AFFOGATO Twitter Journal

Holger Dave @dvharris1 @sfregosi26 trade in OR mtns 4 SoCal waters for next 2 weeks! #fieldwork #affogato #gliders pic.twitter.com/CFAEz6QIWS — ORCAA (@ORCAALab) July 18, 2016 testing complete…truck is loaded…so far so good #affogato #seaglider #knockonwood pic.twitter.com/CxkKpA3lVV — ORCAA (@ORCAALab) July 18, 2016 #affogato update: sitting on the M/V Horizon (hiding in the shade) watching Bruce […]

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AFFOGATO – Day 7

Field updates – coming at you. It’s Day 7, and I’ve got the morning off from going out on the boat, so I figured I could do a little blog updating. Jay, Holger, and Danielle are out on the small boat today, and Dave sadly left us to go back to Oregon yesterday. Most important […]

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AFFOGATO – Day 4

Day 4 already? How did that happen?? I’m happy to report ALL our instruments are now in the water and happily recording marine mammals in the Catalina Basin (lots I hope!). Day 1 we did some testing at SWFSC, and got everything prepped for our transit out to the basin. Testing went as planned, and […]

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AFFOGATO – Day 1

Let the glider/float field work begin! Late lastnight, Holger, Dave Mellinger, Danielle Harris, and I arrived in San Diego to start our two week field stint where we deploy EVERY TYPE OF RECORDER EVER (not really…but close). We are here to conduct field work for a project called a framework for cetacean density estimation using slow-moving underwater […]

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