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Video Diary 5: Christmas festivities on the JR!

Merry Christmas from the JR! Want to see how we celebrated out here in the middle of the Pacific? Watch my latest video diary to see the singing, eating, and general merry-making! With no cores on deck, everyone had extra time to get in the festive spirit--or at least eat some extra candy.

Moon Pool

Plattentektonik-leicht gesagt!

Weihnachten auf See/ Christmas At Sea

Video Diary #4: Moon hole and blue mud

It's time for another JR update for Expedition 366! In this video I'll show you the moon pool, where the core pipe is lowered from the ship into the ocean, and some of our latest core samples--the bluest yet!

Tour the Ship (English Version)

Tour über das Schiff / Tour the Ship

Geek Blog 1, from the summit of Yinazao: What IS the deal with Mariana Serpentinites?

OK - several blogs ago I promised to explain why this was THE Expedition I always wanted to be on, with the teaser that it had a lot to do with Serpentinite. 

Serpentinite, formally defined, is a rock made mostly of Serpentine, Serpentine is a common mineral formed during the metamorphism of olivine-rich rocks.

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