Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ocean Chemistry on the JCR – March 21st 2012

Douglas Hamilton, University of East Anglia Water chemistry is employed during cruises to look for various things of interest to Oceanographers like temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and chlorophyll. Temperature and salinity can be used to tell us something about where … Continue reading

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James Clark Ross diary – March 15th 2012

Melanie Mackenzie – Museum Victoria Now that we’ve finished collecting specimens, the EVOLHIST biology team on board the James Clark Ross is busily working away in the ship’s labs. Dr Jen Jackson has been working with the British Antarctic Survey … Continue reading

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Week 4: Monday 27th February to Sunday 4th March: Completing our biological sampling in the eastern Weddell sea

Rachel Downey (British Antarctic Survey) We have been working in some amazingly calm waters for the last two weeks, and are now breaking through the sea ice again as we leave this part of the eastern Weddell sea for a … Continue reading

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