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South Georgia Visit

The RRS James Clark Ross made a brief visit to Grytviken and King Edward Point on Thursday morning. Members of the science team managed to get ashore and enjoy the fantastic views along with the stunning wildlife.

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Ice…..

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Rough Seas and Fire Hydrants

The ship has now recovered SHRIMP and is conducting a swath bathymetry survey,  mapping the seabed. Whilst all of the exciting science work is being carried out,  routine work and maintenance still needs to be carried out around the ship. … Continue reading

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JR224 Cruise Continues

The science cruise continues with some good results being obtained. On Tuesday 27th January ‘SHRIMP’ was deployed for the first time.  SHRIMP is a camera system that is towed very slowly just above the seabed and is being used to … Continue reading

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A change in the weather

Friday 23rd January 2009 sees the JCR enjoying some rough seas.

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Cruise JR224

The RRS James Clark Ross is currently on cruise JR224 and will be working in the vicinity of the South Sandwich Islands.

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