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Another day at the office: data quality control

by Roos Bol Now that temperatures outside are dropping and storms are raging over the subpolar gyre, it is clear that the OSNAP field season had ended. Many blogposts have been written about the exciting adventures at sea last summer.

Aboard the R/V Atlantic Explorer east of Abaco, the Bahamas

by Bill Johns At sea again! No, not an OSNAP cruise this time, but in the balmy subtropics at 26°N. I am leading a group from the University of Miami and NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) on this

IPCC special report 1.5C warming

by Ric Williams On 8 October a special report was released from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change to highlight the impacts of global warming of 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels. The report is substantive and is led by 91 authors

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions – The Scottish Association for Marine Science

PDRA positions in Physical Oceanography Oban, Scotland Fixed term appointment for 3 years £27,285-£30,688per annum The pre-eminent scientific challenge of the 21st Century is to understand the drivers of Earth’s climate. The North Atlantic subpolar ocean is closely coupled to

OSNAP! There goes the tip of the iceberg!

by Leah McRaven Physical Oceanography Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution When you decide to study the currents that whip past the continent of Greenland and that transform the waters in the Irminger and Labrador Seas, an oceanographer must be willing to

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

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