If you didn’t already get the message, food gets really important offshore. So, as promised, here is a dedicated post! … Continue reading Shipboard Food, Ranked
Micropaleontologist Tim Bralower explains what it’s all about…. Location, location, location. Recovery, recovery, recovery. Coring is all about recovery. Recovery … Continue reading Recovery Recovery Recovery!
We are 30km off the Yucatan Peninsula, surrounded by blue sea and sky. To those of us hailing from the … Continue reading Weather and Wildlife
To date we have posted a series of “first impressions” of the L/B Mrytle but we have now been on … Continue reading Life on board the L/B Mrytle
So, we’re here to drill and to core, but what does this mean and how do we do it? To … Continue reading Drilling 101
Coring is all about “hurry up and wait,” and we are currently in the “wait” phase of that. My subgroup … Continue reading Waiting for Core on the Night Shift
I’ve sailed on four two month IODP expeditions on the JOIDES Resolution drill ship, but this one felt different. Smaller, … Continue reading First impressions