Time to head home!

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!

We’re here!!!!!!

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!!!!!!

Déjà vu

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