Daily Archives: July 20, 2012

Towards the Home Stretch

20 July 2012, 08:57



TRM (Trawl Resistant Mount) – a shallow water OBS (Ocean Bottom Seismometer) Thursday, July 19th 2012 Before I went to sleep last night, we were having a bit of bad luck. During the final stages of the most recent shallow water recovery of the TRM at site FN05A, we had unfortunately gotten the line attached […]

To swells, challenges, and victories

20 July 2012, 03:30



Today has been one of the most eventful days on the cruise to date. Many complications, many victories! Four in the morning Astrika and I headed to the Jason control van to relieve the night watch. We entered right into the middle of the excitement. A few short minutes earlier, the line attached to the […]