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Last OSNAP cruise of the season on RV Neil Armstrong is underway – Blog 1

September 12, 2018  by Isabela Alexander-Astiz Le Bras  Two weeks ago we left Reykjavik on the R/V Neil Armstrong for the last OSNAP cruise of the season, a five week expedition to the outskirts of Greenland. Our goal: “turn around” two

Across the North Atlantic Current

by Bill Johns  Off we go again! Its the 2018 OSNAP field season and we are aboard the R/V Neil Armstrong, the new pride and joy of Woods Hole Oceanographic’s fleet.   Pictured below is the R/V Armstrong coming into dock

MSM 74 – Blog Entry 5

Over the past week we made great progress in our journey of the sea, surveying an eddy off the west coast of Greenland with repeated ADCP and CTD surveys to investigate in detail the structure and content of these dynamic

Putting on the Grip – RV Armstrong

by Heather Furey Friday, June 15th.   Men’s World Cup on the ship’s satellite television?  Must be OSNAP time. It is still gray and cool outside, approx. 4C and 40F.  But the rain is gone.  I saw the sun reflecting off

Blog 1 from RV Armstrong

by Heather Furey 06 June 2018 Well, here we are again – in the middle of the gray raw North Pacific in June; must be OSNAP time! Amy Bower and I are the only OSNAP people on a ship full

Blog Entry 4: Life on board an ocean cruise!

by Nicolai Bronikowski Some of you have maybe wondered what life on a research ship is like. Maybe because you are about to embark on a cruise of your own, or maybe you are just curious. For me this is my

56 N, 52 W

by Marilena Oltmanns Blogpost auf Deutsch lesen The temperature time series from 4000 m depth in the central Labrador Sea spans two years and is characterized by small and big waves and swirls. It is full of mysteries. As a

MSM 74 – Blog 2

By Nicolai Bronikowski Blog Entry 2: There are many fantastic people from all corners of the world on board of our cruise and in the next few entries I like to introduce some of these people I have the pleasure dealing

MSM 74 – And we’re off!

by Nicolai Bronikowski, Memorial University Blog Entry 1: Summary: And we are off! MSM 74 – the oceanographic cruise from St. John’s to Reykjavik is making its way to the Labrador Sea. In these 5 weeks a group of 21 scientists

Glider missions in the Iceland Basin

by Xiaopei Lin The eastern subpolar North Atlantic has a special role in the Atlantic Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and global climate change. The waters in this regions are subtropical-origin warm and salty water masses, which are carried by the North

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