At any one time NOC scientists and technicians can be at sea on numerous vessels. Discover where they are and what they are trying to achieve.
|Cruise||Principal Scientist||Location||Duration in days (begins)||Aim|
Dr. Laura Robinson
Ocean Chemistry: past and present
Mapping deep water coral habitats and reconstruction of their population history through dating work. Geochemical proxy calibrations pairing seawater with modern corals and core top sediments. Reconstruction of the history of Antarctic intermediate and bottom waters, and of North Atlantic deep water either side of the mid Atlantic Ridge.
This map shows the positions of the NOC operated vessels RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook. While every effort is made to keep this map up to date sometimes postion updates are not possible, so please bear with us.
Update from the ship (PIM)
|RRS DISCOVERY||RRS JAMES COOK|
DTG: 04-12-13 13:00
Posn: Berth 26/27 Empress Dock Southampton
Wx: Sheltered waters
Status: On-board maintenance and general preparation ongoing.
Contractor work continues.
Intentions: Depart Soton 05-12-13. Pilot booked for 14:00.
Return Soton 06-12-13. Pilot booked for 09:00.
Subj: PIM JC095
Posn: Alongside, Port of Spain
Wx: SxE 3kts, Sheltered waters, Fine and clear.
Status: Mobilisation for trials cruise continues.
Intentions: ETD to anchorage for bunkers 0900LT/6th.
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