RRS James Clark Ross
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Mooring ? 3rd April 2012
Apr 11, 2012
The JCR left the Falkland Islands at the end of March for the final Antarctic science cruise of the season, this time with oceanographers and geologists.
Week 5: wrapping up and travelling home ? March 21st, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
Jen Jackson, BAS This week we bios have all been busy wrapping up our science work for this cruise: Adam (link: meet a scientist) is finally completing his bivalve experiments after many weeks in the cold room, Rachel has been entering all specimens into a database, examining the brittle star collections and taking small tissue [...]
Ocean Chemistry on the JCR ? March 21st 2012
Mar 23, 2012
Douglas Hamilton, University of East Anglia Water chemistry is employed during cruises to look for various things of interest to Oceanographers like temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and chlorophyll. Temperature and salinity can be used to tell us something about where the water comes from, for example warmer water originates from the hotter equator and colder [...]