Blog Posts Tagged "Christmas"

Deck the Labs With Cores of Basalt

Santa Claus, reindeer and gas station attendants are not the only people working on Christmas Day this year. Everyone onboard the JOIDES Resolution is working today as well. The captain and crew are making sure the ship is running smoothly. The engineers and roughnecks are continuing to drill into the seamount to bring up more cores of volcanic rocks.

Obama visits the JR

This afternoon the JR received a special visit that carried an anticipated Christmas gift. During the last few days, there had been widespread speculation that Obama would visit the ship while drilling Site U1389 (GC-11A). Eventually this happened...

A different Christmas

Even though we were all working on Christmas day, so we can get more cores on board and learn about the influence of the Mediterranean Outflow Water (MOW) on paleoclimate, we still had time to celebrate.