Dr Helen Bostock and Dr Elizabeth Shadwick (ACE CRC) - reposted from Sciblogs
Location: 65.111248°S, 146.056312°E
Weather: Sunny, less than 20 knots
Sea state: 1-3 m swell
Phytoplankton are microscopic plants that live at the surface of the ocean.
Dr Helen Bostock and Emmanuelle Sultan - reposted from Sciblogs
Location: 65.114305°S, 142.304997°E
Weather: Cloudy and calm
Sea state: Calm
One of the primary aims of this voyage has been to monitor the formation of High Salinity Shelf Water at the Wilkes/Adelie Land shelf and its end product, the Antarctic bottom water.
Dr Beatriz Pena-Molino (ACE CRC) - reposted from Sciblogs
Location: 65.395795°S, 142.682921°E
Sea State: Calm
If you have been following this voyage for the last fortnight then you may well be wondering “what is a polynya?”