Now At Sea

February 04, 2016 - March 31, 2016

Expedition 361: South African Climates will drill core six sites on the southeast African margin and Indian–Atlantic ocean gateway to better understand the relationship between the Agulhas Current -- the strongest western boundary current in the Southern Hemisphere -- and the development of climate in southern Africa during the Pliocene/Pleistocene periods.

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Good bye SW Indian Ridge, hello South African Climate!

Expedition 360 is coming to a close. We arrive in port very early tomorrow morning. It has been a great adventure for the educators on board. 
We have learned a lot of geology, we've grown as educators, and we've made friends that are more like family now. 


Natsue, you are a geoscientist, specialized in physical properties and you sail a lot on board the JR and the Chikyu ...


Can you explain your curriculum in science ?

Earth and Planetary Sciences