Dispatch from the R/V Oceanus Tow-yo sampling is not the most invigorating of field work. It involves watching a screen and calling out depths every few minutes as the CTD moves up and down in the water column. This continues for hours on end (our October 5th sampling lasted for eight hours straight). To fight against the inevitable hebetude, we … Read More
SIO drifters are ready to roll. On our way to Pismo, we successfully retrieved the IOP1 beached drifter from Vandenberg AFB. Thank you to the staff for their assistance! 26 charged GPS units, 26 bundles of CODE drifters, 1 ecstatic Matt Spydell.