Scientist Post: Imogen Browne

Scientist Post: Imogen Browne

Imogen Browne is a Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida studying under Dr. Amelia Shevenell. Both are onboard scientists for Expedition 374, working as a physical properties specialist and sedimentologist respectively. Check out Dr. Shevenell’s blog, “Expedition Antarctica“. We will be resposting content from that blog as the expedition goes on. Follow Dr. Shevenell on Twitter at @ashevenell and Imogen Browne on Twitter at @ImogenMireille. Journeying to the Ross Sea, Antarctica aboard the…

Once more beneath the Ross Sea

Once more beneath the Ross Sea

The science that the JOIDES Resolution is setting off to do is built upon decades of work done by many scientists. This began in 1973 when the first drilling ship to explore the world’s sub-seafloor story, the GLOMAR Challenger, sailed to the Ross Sea from Fremantle, Australia, on Leg 28 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Before we left port, we had a visit from Prof. Peter Barrett, who was one of 12 scientists on…

Interesting story on NPR today!

Interesting story on NPR today!

As Exp 346 sets sail today, there was an interesting story on NPR this morning highlighting climate change and featuring an interview with Exp. 342 chief scientist Dick Norris. Read – and listen – to what he had to say here! The story is inspired by an article out in the journal Science out today, entitled Marine Ecosystem Responses to Cenozoic Global Change. Exp. 342: Newfoundland was on the JR last summer – exactly a year ago. You…