Expedition 371 Video Library

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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Dr Gerry Dickens: Co Chief Scientist JR Exp371, gives a fresh new light on: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Known for its musical score, groundbreaking cinematography, and fascinating characters, the now classic spaghetti western gives us a true epic, both in length and story. After nearly three hours, all comes to a three-way shootout over buried treasure — the three gunslingers, as almost any movie buff knows, each reflecting a facet of the…

August 18th: Leaving An Extraordinary Drill Site

A picture of the ship with the sun rising and some incredible clouds showing off the beauty and majesty of Mother Nature. After over ten days of drilling and now down hole logging, Expedition 371 is pulling up the drill pipe and will be leaving this extraordinary drill site. The names given this site, NCTN-3A (proposed site) or the site name once drilling has begun (U1507), does not do justice to the sediments we recovered…

“Magic”

The JOIDES Resolution (JR) is an exceptional working place, with a totally unique atmosphere. What is the “magic” ingredient and why so different to the other places I have worked. The JR has a team of scientific researchers on board from around the world, with 12 different countries represented on this expedition. They have a very unique collegial bond, where they appreciate this very rare opportunity to be able to work together. The expedition has…

Core On Deck!!

The call comes…….”Core on Deck” ……and a very professional team of technicians jump into action. The core is transported from the drill floor to be processed on the catwalk.  It is extremely impressive to see the technical team work like a well-oiled machine. Everyone knows their role, and performs it to perfection.  The whole process has to be fast and efficient. As true professionals, they have a job to do and it has to be…

Pekar’s Blog August 2nd: Why did I become a scientist?

Why did I become a scientist? I guess that is a question that is asked a great deal to me. I am always puzzled by this question as for me, being a scientist (and especially a professor) is probably the coolest, most fun occupations one can have. Think back being a kid. We always loved exploring, playing, creating, and making things out of our imagination and creativity. Well, that is what a scientist does for…