Category: Cruises

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

Final week from the RV Armstrong

by Femke de Jong Today we steam for Iceland. After four weeks of mooring operations and CTDs even those among us who are always looking for more data are ready to go home. Part of it is mindset, we were

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

Spare Time

by Heather Furey Well, this cruise has been singular – definitely the best weather for deployments and recoveries that I have experienced while at sea.  I’ve been noticing the things folks do in their spare time.  Every cruise is different;

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

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

Christmas in Newfoundland

Brad deYoung, Robin Matthews and Mark Downey Physics and Physical Oceanography Memorial University, Newfoundland 11 January 2017 This fall we deployed an ocean glider into the Labrador Sea.  Our goal was to make measurements of the oxygen and carbon dioxide

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