April 8, 2021—Day 24

April 8, 2021—Day 24

The Flysch in the crate The artwork by Elena Perez is amazing! The Flysch was launched today ; April 8, 2021 The Flysch is launched and we hope it will never find its namesake! At 1425 UTC (coordinated Universal Time) on April 8th, 2021, the eighth float of the newly...
Weekly Cruise Update #3

Weekly Cruise Update #3

Week 3 Cruise Update Efficiency at sea – practice makes perfect ; April 7, 2021 A20 Weekly Cruise update #3 This last week has been one of pleasant routine. We’ve become a well-oiled machine of preppingthe CTD rosette, deploying, recovering and sampling the...
April 6, 2021—Day 22

April 6, 2021—Day 22

Weddell and The Flysch in the crate The artwork by Elena Perez is amazing! Weddell was launched today ; April 6, 2021 Weddell enters the North Atlantic waters At 1400 UTC (coordinated Universal Time) on April 6th, 2021, the seventh float of the newly NSF funded GO-BGC...
April 4, 2021—Day 20

April 4, 2021—Day 20

MMHS Nemer in the water WMO #5906339 is on the way; the tag line will be removed next allowing the float to drift free before sinking ; April 4, 2021 Science doesn’t take any holidays at sea At 1340 UTC (coordinated Universal Time) on April 4th, 2021, the sixth...
April 2, 2021—Day 18

April 2, 2021—Day 18

Admiral getting ready to get wet WMO #5906340 carefully carried from the crate to the rail ; April 2, 2021 No fooling around here as the fifth GO-BGC float is launched At 1215 UTC (coordinated Universal Time) on April 2nd, 2021, the fifth float of the newly NSF funded...
March 31, 2021—Day 16

March 31, 2021—Day 16

Windston 7 decorated and ready for launch WMO #5906435 (Windston 7) from Anoka, MN ; March 31, 2021 No cyclones on the horizon for the launch today! At 1515 UTC (coordinated Universal Time) on March 31st, 2021, the fourth float of the newly NSF funded GO-BGC Array...