The cruise diary provides you with the latest news and stories from our colleagues on board RV Pelagia. The contributions may be either in Dutch or in English, depending on the author.
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Program: TRAFFIC & DUSTTRAFFIC
Cruise No. JC134
Chief scientist: Jan-Berend Stuut
Chris Munday, Laura Korte, Michèlle van der Does
Date: March - April 2016
See JC134 Exepdition Blog
Cruise No. MSM48
Chief scientist: Karin Zonneveld
Lorendz Boom, Bob Koster, Jan-Berend Stuut
Date: 13 - 25 November 2015
See ADOMIS Expedition Blog
Pelagia (NIOZ) deploys a complex 5-line mooring in the deep-sea
On Saturday 2/5/2015, a complex overboard operation from the Pelagia was successfully completed due to good weather and perfect collaboration between crew and participants.
Read more … Transit 15-3 - Week Diary 1
Sunday 26 April 2015 – Close but not close enough
This Sunday is our last working day in the Rainbow area. First on today’s program are two boxcores at 2500 m depth on the eastern and western slope of Rainbow Ridge.
Read more … 64PE398 - Diary 21
Saturday 25 April 2015 – Men (m/f) overboard!
Today is the perfect day for all the other activities which we had to suspend because of the bad weather. Hard to choose what should have priority, deploying the BOBO-A lander, or the M1 mooring...
Read more … 64PE398 - Diary 20
Friday 24 April 2015 – Back to muddy business
It is amazing how rapidly the face of the sea can change. When we wake up, we find our ship gently rocking on a calm ocean, the low waves shimmering in the early morning light.
Read more … 64PE398 - Diary 19
Thursday 23 April 2015 – Another stormy day
The weather and sea state forecasts available through internet proved to be really useful for our day to day planning of activities. Whereas we had initially planned to carry out several short-term experiments...
Read more … 64PE398 - Diary 18
Wednesday 22 April 2015 – Another stormy day
Doing one more yo-yo CTD cast overnight, we make the best of the time we spend in the Rainbow area waiting for better weather. But the new day brings no improvement, on the contrary, the wind only gets stronger...
Read more … 64PE398 - Diary 17