Successful completion of US GO-SHIP A22! “..we have just arrived in Woods Hole, a day earlier than initially predicted. We have successfully completed our 90 planned stations! No station was missed. Except by a single day, the weather treated us superbly well..” Read about the last week at sea for A22, here.
”Four days ago, we crossed the eastern side of Bermuda, and now we are occupying the famous line-W, from Bermuda to Woods Hole. In these three weeks, we completed 73 of 90 planned stations. We are just six days from shore! But, the hardest part is still to be done, as the day before yesterday showed us. After incredible weather, …
“We are completing our second week at sea and are halfway through A22. Right now, we are on station 50!..” Read about the A22 second week report here.
From Chief Scientist Viviane Menezes and co-Chief Scientist Jesse Anderson: “So far, the sea has been flat and the weather warm— the cruise is going smoothly.” In the first week, we have: Occupied 22 stations, most showing Subtropical Underwater. Currents are relatively weak ~20-30 cm/s and we crossed the Caribbean Current without problems Deployed 6 floats: 3 Core Argo, 2 …
Check out the Reuters video for Earth Day that starts out with a (fun!) video by Andrew Collins (NOAA/PMEL) of the first GO-BGC float deployment on the US GO-SHIP A20 cruise on the R/V TG Thompson. For the video click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrO18unHCk4 For the full story click here: https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/robots-fan-out-across-worlds-oceans-monitor-their-health-2021-04-21/
The US GO-SHIP A22 cruise departed on April 20, 2021 from the US Virgin Islands, on the R/V TG Thompson. Crew and scientists are now transiting to their first station and first Argo deployment! Follow the journey led by Chief Scientist Viviane Menezes (WHOI) and co-Chief Scientist Jesse Anderson (WHOI) on the cruise blog! Location of R/V Thompson on April …
“This is the final update for the 2021 occupation of A20. The last week continued to run smoothly and we completed the final station (90) at 01:17 on April 13th UTC…” Read about the third week on board of the R/V TG Thompson here.
”This last week has been one of pleasant routine..” Read about the third week on board of the R/V TG Thompson here.
”The last week has been a busy one. We completed..” Read about the second week on board of the R/V TG Thompson here.
”In 2021 embarking on an oceanographic voyage has unique challenges..” Read about the first week on board of the R/V TG Thompson here.
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