Author Archives: astrika

The Seven Day Mark

17 July 2012, 13:03



We’ve finally hit the week mark for our trip. Seven days on the ocean. It seems as if we’ve been on the Thomas Thompson for much longer than just these seven days. But, the days have merged into one long time period. Sleep is still fragmented into various nap times. But there’s so much to […]

Retrieving the OBS

12 July 2012, 03:21



Hello from the Pacific Ocean! Our day started out pretty normal but finished with a big bang today! During my first shift of the day, we recovered a second OBS from a depth of over two thousand meters. Everything ran very smoothly. At the beginning of our next shift, 4PM-8PM, Jason testing was underway. A […]