Alas, like all good things, our expedition has come to an end. It’s been a wonderful experience, and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to explore the depths of the Earth from the South Atlantic Ocean. Hopefully you can tell that we’ve also had a lot of fun. Our cruise tshirt design below … More Time to head home!
While the adventures of being at sea are coming to a close, the experiences will be kept for as long as one can hold on to the memories. This trip was a first for some and a repeat for others, but we all miss home in similar ways whether it’s our friends and family, a … More Longing for pizza, salad, and puppies!
After what seems like such a long journey, we finally arrived to the study area in the South Atlantic, and began putting instruments in the water on Saturday morning!! We dropped 7 OBS over the side (see earlier post on what an OBS is) and acquired data on them through the night. Now it is … More We’re here!!!!!!
This is Gail Christeson, co-chief scientist of the CREST cruise. I’ve sailed on more than 10 scientific cruises, but this one is extra special as it brings me back to my roots. When I entered graduate school, I had the opportunity to participate as a watchstander on 2 back-to-back scientific cruises: a 35 day cruise … More Déjà vu
Hello all from the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. We just left port in the Cape Verde Islands and are now underway transiting to our study area. My name is Bobby Reece. I am a third year assistant professor at Texas A&M University and this is my first science expedition as a chief scientist. Gail … More Hello from the Atlantic!