Archive for September 6, 2010
1005 today…We have the seas on our tail so are sampling. We will make another weather call in about 6 hours. Sooo for now, just hold on or tie yourself down! In the meantime, some trivia…. sooo, How many Ph. D.s does it take to turn a bolt?…At least 4!
Well we just lost some stuff over the side. A large wave crashed over the deck and washed some things over the side. a zooplankton net remained secured and was being towed behind the vessel at full speed. Not good. We stopped the ship and retrieved the net successfully. Got to our station and deployed [...]
I guess that is the answer. Severe pounding last night with high seas. Tropical storm Hermine has formed and it looks like tropical storm winds with 7 – 11 feetseas are forecast in parts of the Gulf. We are steaming to our next station. Our sister ship decided at 0730 to head home, seas too [...]
It is 2000 on Sunday, September 5, 2010 We are beginning to close in on the end of the cruise although it is still two days away, plus a half day to pack up. We need to eliminate one of the transects because we are running a little behind schedule since we have had to [...]