Weekly Cruise Update #1

Weekly Cruise Update #1

Week 1 Cruise Update The first CTD rosette deployment of Expedition A20 ; March 23, 2021 A20 Weekly Cruise update #1 In 2021 embarking on an oceanographic voyage has unique challenges. Before joining the ship, everyone underwent a 14-day pre-boarding isolation and...
March 11, 2021—Preparation

March 11, 2021—Preparation

Pre-cruise Preparations Final test and check of all twelve GO-BGC floats ; March 11, 2021 5 days until departure As the R/V Thomas G Thompson nears the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution dock, University of Washington float engineer Greg Brusseau has flown out to do...
North Atlantic Cruise Plans

North Atlantic Cruise Plans

Operational Plans Cruise overviews for the Western North Atlantic Hydrography Expeditions ; A20 Description of Operations An oceanographic transect in the Atlantic Ocean, nominally along 52° 20’ W, a repeat of the GO-SHIP Hydrographic Program section A20, is scheduled...
Visit to an Ocean Planet

Visit to an Ocean Planet

These lessons and classroom materials have been gathered or developed by science teacher Joanna Chierici to help students with synthesizing different types of float data. Before her class got the demonstration float, the students did some simple ocean-current,...