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Submitted by Alyssa Stephens on Fri, 10/14/2011 - 19:37
The many, varied operations of Expedition 336 are all critical to the success of our mission. However, one of the most exciting and rewarding aspects is the extraction of core from the seafloor. On the days that we are gearing up to retrieve core, there is anticipation in the air in every room and lab on the ship. One of the most joy-filled (and joy-inducing) phrases out here is, “Core on deck!” Everyone: scientists, technicians, and crew alike, stand outside—thrilled to watch the process.