Now At Sea

April 05, 2015 - May 31, 2015

The Arabian Sea Monsoon Expedition seeks to understand the interaction between the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau uplift and the development and evolution of the Indian summer monsoon.

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Sunrise patrol

Just one full day of drilling time left now before we have to start pulling pipe and packing up to go back to Mumbai.  It's now a race to see we can reach the basement before our time has run out. Although we are nervous for a successful conclusion to our expedition this does not interfere with some of the important routines that we have developed over the past weeks.

Final few days

We only have a few more days of operations left and just over two days in which to recover more core material during this expedition. Although we are all excited to go home we all want to finish the expedition well with some interesting new sediments from deep in the Arabian Sea.