We are leaving again, to the South. Different disciplines: oceanography, marine mammals, geology, chemistry, atmospheric physics, biology. On board the RV Tangaroa 40 people, six weeks, 7800 km. You can find more information here: NIWA , Univeristy of Auckland , A un paso de la Antartida , MetOcean and of course Twitter and Instagram.
Latitude: 53˚ 37.605' S Longitude: 175˚ 46.849' E Sea state: 3m Swell Air temperature: 8.7˚ C Water temperature: 6.7˚ C Wind: 30.5 kn Depth: 4848.3 m In these latitudes the depth of the sea reaches 500o m. Normally, in the ocean, we measure depth with pressure units. The pressure on a point depends on the … Continue reading How much pressure…?
The ADCPs are ready to go! This guys will be deployed for a whole year recording measurements of current velocities and direction. There will be standing on a wire anchored to the bottom of the Ocean with a few other instruments that will be recording Ocean variables such as temperature and salinity. How cool is … Continue reading Ready to go