5,000 kilometers later: A voyage along the Western Australian coast

Our trip took us as far North as Coral Bay (23.1447° S, 113.7764° E) and as far south as Bremer Bay (34.3940° S, 119.3760° E). We spent 8 nights staying with relatives in Perth and Albany, and a total of 15 nights camping in a troopy campervan with its stylish rooftop tent (see below). Instead of going … Continue reading 5,000 kilometers later: A voyage along the Western Australian coast

RV Oceanus Research Cruise August 2016

On August 13th, I embarked on my third scientific research cruise. We left from San Diego and arrived, about ten days later, in San Francisco. We were calibrating sensors for inorganic carbon as well as testing automated carbon-profiling robots. These robots, called Carbon Flux Explorers, float off on their own and measure the amount of carbon … Continue reading RV Oceanus Research Cruise August 2016