Check out the newest cruise report from P6, along with continuously updated blog posts. In this report the crew deployed the first SOCCOM float of leg 1, and you will be surprised at what it is measuring! Blog site Cruise Report Week #4
P6 Week #3 Cruise Report
Check out the newest cruise report from P6, including a run-in with some world class weather, and continuously updated blog posts. Blog site Cruise Report Week #3
P6 Cruise Completes First Two Weeks
Blog site Cruise Report Week #1 Cruise Report Week #2 P6 has completed its first two weeks, from Sydney to the South Fiji Basin. Read all about the successful work on the cruise in the weekly cruise reports and especially in the blog above.
P6 cruise underway across the South Pacific
Blog site US GO-SHIP cruise P6 on the NB Palmer is leaving Sydney, Australia on July 3, to cross the Pacific at about 32 deg S. This is the fourth 5-10 year repeat of this section (1993, 2003, 2009, and now). First port stop at the end of Leg 1 will be Papeete, Tahiti, expected on Aug. 17, with Chief …
US CLIVAR newsletter highlights Deep Ocean observations
Read our news article about the use of GO-SHIP hydrography for observing the deep ocean in the latest edition of US CLIVAR Variations. This edition of Variations highlights the existing state-of-the-art methods to measure the deep ocean, some of the scientific insights that have already been gained from these observations, and new methodologies and technologies to expand the network of …
P18 Cruise report #10
Greetings from the Brown. We are steaming towards Punta Arenas, making reasonable time (7-8 knots) in 12-15 seas with steady 20-25 knot Northwest winds. This report comes one day early, as little bird tells me I’ll be very busy over the next few days. We arrive Punta Arenas during the afternoon of Feb. 3rd. Friday night in Punta Arenas.
Antarctic Bottom Waters Freshening at Unexpected Rate
Shift could disturb ocean circulation and hasten sea level rise, researchers say Read the complete article This article references US GO-SHIP cruise I08S 33RR20160208 doi: 10.7942/C2H59N
P18 Cruise report #9
We continue to operate on the aft winch with very few problems with the wire or the CTD. We continue to have excellent, if cold, weather. We have continued, until very recently, to occupy stations at half-degree spacings.nThis report would end there if it weren’t for some deception and sandbagging that warrant attention. Also, we reached the end of the …
P18 Cruise report #8
60°S! After we gloated about our good weather fortunes last week, King Neptune returned the favor with a weekend blow: 25-30 Knot South winds, seas 10-15 ft were our new normal during the 14-16th. Although our transits were slowed, sometimes drastically, we continued operations. Since the 17th, however, we’ve been riding the Western side of a low (< 1000 mb) …
Sail With Us on P06!
Letter to Students Greetings, We are looking for students to participate in hydrographic long-line cruises (1-2 months) this coming summer (2017) in the South Pacific on the RVIB N.B. Palmer of the US Antarctic Program (USAP). The US GO-SHIP program (formerly US Repeat Hydrography) collects data for global CO2 and climate variability programs. The website is https://usgoship.ucsd.edu. Deadline for applications …