Vic  – DOM

Vic  – DOM

Spotlight on Vic Dina Vic Dina is an at-sea technician for the University of Santa Barbara’s Carlson Microbial Oceanography Lab collecting their Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) samples. ; After the long transit that began this expedition, we have been working on the...
Ruth – CTD 

Ruth – CTD 

A Day in the Life of a CTD Watchstander Ruth Moorman is a PhD candidate in Physical Oceanography at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in Pasadena, CA. On the ship, she’s one of six CTD watchstanders prepping the CTD rosette for deployment and managing...
Marshal – Alkalinity

Marshal – Alkalinity

Spotlight on Marshal Thrasher Marshal Thrasher is a Research Assistant at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. He facilitates the measurements of the discrete samples to monitor the ocean carbon system. ; The systematic measurements of  chemical, biological, and...
Vincent – Dissolved Oxygen

Vincent – Dissolved Oxygen

Spotlight on Vincent Johnson Vincent Johnson is an oxygen chemist contracted by Scripps’ Oceanographic Data Facility in San Diego, CA. ; If there’s one thing I want to express in this blog post, it’s that you don’t have to know exactly what you want to do for the rest...
Onboard Sampling

Onboard Sampling

Onboard Sampling Sampling the ocean properties helps calibrate float sensors ; 23 Mar 2024 When float deployments are planned, we try to make sure that they are at stations where CTD casts are also being completed. From these casts, full-depth samples of a variety of...