Now At Sea

August 03, 2015 - September 30, 2015

Exploring the ocean floor on the northwest Australian shelf to investigate questions about tectonics, Australian monsoon, and the development of ocean currents in this region.

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Hump(back) Day!

We've finally reached the halfway point of our expedition, and I'm feeling a bit sentimental. It felt like months the first couple weeks, but now it feels as if the days are just flying by.

Geochemists: Living in the Lab of Luxury

Most of the scientists are based up on the core deck, where they have easy access to the sediment as it comes in. The downside is they don't have much space to spread out, and if people aren't watching where they're going, someone's likely to get a core section to the back of the head.