Bat researchers
Sea State: one foot seas Sea Surface Temperature: 53 F Wild Weather The storm continued all night and into the morning. The pitching of the ship tossed us around in our bunks all night. Walking…
CTD retrieval
Sea State: 6 foot swells Sea Surface Temperature: 43 F A Bouncy Ride With 6 foot swells, it is too rough to deploy the CTD and other equipment. We finished our zig-zag course collecting surface…
Nighttime CTD
Sea State: 6-10 foot seas Sea Surface Tempeature: 42 F Stormy Seas Around 3:00 this morning I heard the engines changing as we came to a station. They were able to quickly squeeze in the CTD and a…
Short-tailed shearwater and northern fulmar
Sea Surface Temperature: 47 F Sea State: 2 foot seas Meet the Birds Many birds have flown by us as we have crisscrossed the seas. This is a real treat for a bird nerd such as myself. I thought I…
Van Veen Grab
Sea Surface Temperature: 42 F Sea State: 2-4 foot seas Depth: 124 feet Where are the cysts? This board shows what samples will be taken at each station. Everyone is curious why we are finding…
Ice map
Sea Surface Temperature: 40 F Sea State: 2 foot seas Too Much Ice The original plan sent us quite far north. Satellite images showing sea ice in those areas forced us to change our plans. When we…
Walrus
Sea Surface Temperature: 37 F Sea State: 1-2 foot waves, ice in the distance Depth: 114 feet (35 meters) Welcome to the Beaufort Sea Today we crossed from the Chukchi Sea to the Beaufort Sea. So…
Nut clams
Sea state: 3 foot swells Sea Surface Temperature: 41 F Depth: 24 meters (78 feet) Back on Track The seas calmed down around 9:00pm (2100 on a ship) on Thursday night and we were able to resume…
Refrigerator with scientific samples and frozen food
Sea State: 4 foot swells Depth: 33 meters (108 feet) Sea Surface Temperature: 40 F Waiting out the Weather It is 3:30 PM (known as 1530 on a ship) and we are on weather hold. In fact, we have…
filtering for Psuedo-nitzschia
Sea Surface Temperature: 41.36 F The Spaceship onboard In other photos you might have noticed the large object on deck that looks like a spaceship. It's actually the multicore. You can check out…
Close up of CTD
Sea Surface Temperature: 43 degrees F Depth: 46 feet PolarConnect Event Coming Up August 4 On August 4th I will be hosting a live zoom from the Norseman II! You can tune in to learn about the…
plankton under scope
Sea Surface Temperature: 47 F Wave Height: 6 Feet Storm Delay and Point Hope When I came up to the lab this morning, almost the entire 12:00 AM-12:00 PM shift was asleep on the sofa and the boat…