Author Archives: caitlind

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 […]

Dolphins off the Starboard side!

17 July 2012, 07:24



    The ship came upon a pod of dolphins while in transit to our next TRM OBS deployment site during my watch this morning!

A Saturday on the Sea

15 July 2012, 19:00



Saturday, July 14th This morning I woke up to calmer waters than the ones I had fallen asleep to (last night I felt as if I was on a roller coaster that was going around and around in continuous choppy circles). Feeling a bit more tired than usual, Natsumi (my roommate, who is a graduate […]