Author Archives: coralfish

Bothering deep sea animals – BoBEco Cruise

The Victor ROV has been brought back onboard and been refitted for a biological survey. The machine really is very well designed; you have the main body of the machine, housing all the communication, positioning, cameras and thrusters and then … Continue reading

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The start of the BoBEco cruise

We gathered in Brest, France on the 9th of September; a diverse group of scientists from all over Europe. The CoralFISH project has been active now for about 3 years, and due to the relatively small world of ocean science … Continue reading

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Celtic Explorer 2010, Week 2

CE 100014 Cruise Blog- Week 2 Another eventful week has been had onboard the Celtic Explorer! Life beyond the science is now typically tinged with cabin-fever but without the sea sickness!

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Celtic Explorer 2010, Week 1

CE 100014 Cruise Blog Hi everyone, my name is Sharon Doherty and I’m a student studying marine science at the University of Ulster.  I’ve joined the scientific party aboard the Celtic Explorer for 3 weeks to investigate the Irish cold … Continue reading

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R/V Pelagia 2009

If you wish to continue to follow the cruise blog for the Pelagia CoralFISH/HERMIONE cruise, you will find it on the NIOZ website’s Pelagia Cruise Diary.

Posted in R/V Pelagia October 2009

BobGeo 2009. Day 14 – The last full day of the BoBGeo Cruise

As the cruise comes to an end the seismic streamer and air cannons are deployed for the last time – Multibeam continues mapping the Bay of Biscay sea floor and Chirp is still chirping – Last night’s grab comes up … Continue reading

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R/V Pelagia 2009: Monday 19th October. James Keating (Foreign Observer)

51.25.96N, 11.46.40W We have had the luck of the draw with the weather for the first few days; but on this, Day 4 of the CORALFISH/HERMIONE survey, the Atlantic swell has won.

Posted in R/V Pelagia October 2009