Blog Posts Tagged "Chicxulub Crater"

The Chicxulub Impact Crater Expedition's 5-Year Plan


The Liftboat Myrtle vs The JOIDES Resolution

The JOIDES Resolution and the Liftboat Myrtle are both being used as platforms for ocean scientific drilling, but, beyond that, they don't have a lot in common.


Core description on land vs. core description at sea

The Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater expedition 364 scientists are in Bremen, Germany right now. They are describing the cores they drilled last spring in the Chicxulub Crater.

Life at Sea vs. Life in Bremen

Today was the last day of core description for Chicxulub Impact Crater scientists who have been working at the University of Bremen in Germany. You would assume that doing scientific work on land for four weeks would be a lot different than doing scientific work on the JR for eight weeks, but, surprisingly, the life you end up leading in both situations has a lot in common.