NIWA's Sarah Searson and Jennie Mowatt

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If you want to get accurate scientific readings from the icy depths of the Ross Sea, who do you turn to?

None better than NIWA marine physics technician, Sarah Searson and her moorings specialist buddy, Jennie Mowatt.

On Tangaroa’s current Antarctic expedition, the team are responsible for deploying, and safely recovering, sensitive scientific instruments capturing everything from whale song and krill densities to ocean sediment or current movements.

Check out more updates from the 2021 Antarctic voyage