The JR is in a maintenance and tie-up period in Subic Bay, Philippines until the end of November. It will begin Expedition 353: Indian Monsoon November 29. Exp 353 will explore past changes in the monsoonal cycle in this region. You’ll be able to follow along here<.
Captain Terry Skinner
To find out where the ship will be for the next few years, check out our complete expedition schedule<.
From Amy West, Education Officer on Exp. 353:
As pointed out to those who step aboard the JR, animals are all over the boat. You just have to look.
If you walk along the catwalk< to the doghouse, you might overhear the crew talking about Bigfoot stuck near the mousehole. Rather than tying yourself in a sheepshank wondering what they are talking about, bone up on your drill ship lingo.
Consider signing up or presenting at the Second International Teacher Scientist Partnership Conference: www.itspconference.com<. Deadline for presentations is November 10, 2014. The conference is February 11-12 in San Jose, CA.
Sign-ups will be open soon for live events with Expedition 353: Indian Monsoon. Watch this space for the sign-up link
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