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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.

Arbeit bei Wellengang/Drilling Goes On In Rough Waves

Video Diary #3

It's a few days into Expedition 366 and we have our first official core samples from the Blue Moon seamount

Yinazao Seamount, and the Perils of Drilling on Hillsides

Well, it took more than a day to get core on deck! 

Out of the Blue (Moon)

Video Diary #2

My next Video diary is posted! Take a peek at the ship's deck, galley, and gym. 

Bohrkern an Deck/ Core On The Deck

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