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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.
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
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
Friday 23rd January 2009 sees the JCR enjoying some rough seas.
The RRS James Clark Ross is currently on cruise JR224 and will be working in the vicinity of the South Sandwich Islands.