Monthly Archives: October 2011

‘I won’t make it on the outside boss…..I’s an institution man now’

This is an angle that is very rarely talked about but I thought it was something that folks may find interesting: The reintegration into society! It sounds strange but we have lived a very intense and unusual life for 5 … Continue reading

Posted in BobEco 2011

This wasn’t in the script, they’re improvising!

When you are working in the field you are vulnerable to the environment that you are in. Sometimes you have to roll with the punches. This is the time for seat-of-your-pants science; on-the-spot experimental design, new goals on the fly … Continue reading

Posted in BobEco 2011

Scientific blogs from BobEco now available…

…in French (Leg 1, Leg 2) and English (Leg 1, Leg 2). These will give some more scientific background information to the BobEco cruise.

Posted in BobEco 2011

Zen and the art of ROV maintenance

In the frantic offshore life of long shifts at awkward hours, drawing graphs plotting that thing against that other thing, and telling a poor ROV pilot that you would like him to use a huge robotic arm to grab that … Continue reading

Posted in BobEco 2011