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Fieldwork Feasibilities

UncategorizedJune 3, 2010

Two weeks at sea is all some oceanographers get to do all of their fieldwork for the year.  Two weeks, give or take a grace day, including whatever Mother Nature has to throw at the ship. Granted, it’s work 24 hours a day, likely running several experiments at a time. But compared to some brands […]

Second to last day of experiments

biology, ecology, Life in the Lab, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceMay 31, 2010

At this point we’re running on autopilot a bit.  As one of the Georgia students pointed out earlier today, we’ve become incredibly efficient at the protocols, just in time to start heading home tomorrow. People have also had time to start analyzing their data from the first round of experiments.  Interestingly, the phytoplankton community has […]