Category Archives: BobGeo 2009
Monday 19th October Last night another core approximately 12m long was recovered by Calypso and SCAMPI was deployed at around 10.30pm and again this afternoon when it was reluctant to come back. The weather is about to change as a … Continue reading
Sunday 18th October Jean-Francois is very keen to have the blog translated into French so that the families of the the people on board can read about what is going on during the cruise. Success with Calypso (the carottier/corer): a … Continue reading
Another fine morning with clear skies. However, with the Pourquoi pas? sailing at around 8 knots the wind felt quite strong and was very bracing as I stood on the front deck of level seven looking for the dolphins.
Thursday 15 October The wind got up a bit last night and although we arose to another bright and sunny morning the sea was quite a bit rougher than yesterday.
My first time at sea started today when we set sail this morning at 8.00AM.
Tuesday 13 October I’ve had a very interesting week at the CoralFISH Conference in Heraklion where I met with Jean-Francois Bourillet, the Chief Scientist on the BoBGeo Cruise.
Let me introduce myself: I’m Owen McPherson and I’ll be writing a blog for this website during the BobGeo cruise aboard the Pourquoi Pas?